Woodlake Battlefield Monument

Woodlake Battlefield Monument

Wood Lake Battlefield Monument, c. 1910.

Wood Lake. Battle Field. 43 Mls. from Fort Ridgley [i.e. Ridgely]

Wood Lake. Battle Field. 43 Mls. from Fort Ridgley [i.e. Ridgely]

Drawing of view of Wood Lake Battlefield, forty-three miles from Fort Ridgely, c.1862. Drawing by Albert Colgrave.

Battle of Wood Lake

Battle of Wood Lake

Drawing of the Battle of Wood Lake, c.1896. From A thrilling narrative of the Minnesota massacre and the Sioux War of 1862–63 (A.P. Connolly. Chicago, 1896.)

The Battle of Wood Lake, September 23, 1862

On September 23, 1862, United States troops, led by Colonel Henry Sibley, defeated Taoyateduta (Little Crow IV)'s Dakota force at the Battle of Wood Lake. The battle marked the end of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862.

Battle of Kelly's Field

Battle of Kelly's Field

1890 painting depicting the Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment at the Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, September 20, 1863. Painted by artists Harry J. Kellogg, 1890.

Soldier's painted canvas haversack

Soldier's painted canvas haversack

Soldier's painted canvas haversack, 1861–1865.

Monument to 2nd Minnesota Regiment at Mission Ridge, Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Monument to Second Minnesota Regiment at Missionary Ridge, Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Monument to Second Minnesota Regiment at Missionary Ridge, Chattanooga, Tennessee, c.1893.

2nd Minnesota national battle flag

2nd Minnesota national battle flag

2nd Minnesota national battle flag.

Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry standing in front of the Long Barracks

Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry standing in front of the Long Barracks

Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry standing in front of the Long Barracks, Fort Snelling.

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