Causes of the U.S.- Dakota War of 1862

Sat, 2012-08-18 00:00 -- no-reply
Event Date: 
Aug 18, 2012

Fort Ridgely, Fairfax, At 1 p.m. independent historian John LaBatte will examine the causes of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, including why some Dakota wanted war while others opposed it. At 2:30 p.m. LaBatte will lead a tour of the parade grounds where he will discuss battles from August 1862. LaBatte has both Dakota and white ancestors who were involved in the war.

Event Organization: 
Minnesota Historical Society