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Near Flandreau in Moody County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Dakota Akicita Wokisye / Dakota Soldiers Memorial

 
 
Dakota Soldiers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, June 29, 2007
1. Dakota Soldiers Memorial
Inscription.  
Dakota Akicita Wokisuye
De kisuyapo
De makoce mitawa
De makoce tewahinda
Heun ozuye wai

Dakota Soldiers Memorial
Remember this
This is my land
I loved my land
Therefore I went to
Fight for it


1862 Minnesota-Indian War
We honor the 38 Dakota men hung at Mankato, Minnesota, Dec. 26, 1862 because they fought for the people's welfare and their country. Chief Taoyateduta is buried here.

Tipi Hdo Nice • Oyate Tawa • Taju Sa • Hinhan Sinte Koyag Mani • Maza Bomdu • Wapa Duta • Wahehua • Sna Mani • Hda Inyanke • Dowanniye • Sunka Ska • Hepan • Ta Tunkasi Mani • Ite Duta • Bobdeca • Hepidan • Mahpiya Ta Najin • Henry Milford • Caske Dan • Baptiste Campbell • Tate Kage • He Inkpa • Hypolite Auge • Nape Sni • Wakan Tanka • Tunkan Koyag I Najin • Maka Akun Naji • Pazi Kute Mani • Tate Hidi • Wasi Cunna • Icaga • Hontun Yeku • Cetan Hunka • Hda Hin Hda • Canka Hda • Oyate Upi • Mahuwe Mige • Wakinye Na

Ralph H. Gullickson -- WWII • George

War Memorial to deceased veterans including Dakota Soldiers from War of 1862 image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, June 29, 2007
2. War Memorial to deceased veterans including Dakota Soldiers from War of 1862
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W. Gullickson -- WWII • Samuel Jones, Jr. -- WWII • Nathan Hoser Taylor -- WWII • Howard Flute -- WWII • Benjamin Roullard -- Korea • Herbert R. Crawford -- Korea • Ted Taylor -- WWII • Ephriam Taylor -- WWII • Samuel H. Cavender -- WWII • Ted Eastman -- WWII • David Eastman -- WWII • Roy Flood -- WWII • Kenneth C. Allen -- WWII • Floyd Gullickson -- WWII • Warren L. Gullickson -- WWII • Enos Redwing -- WWI • Jonah Taylor -- WWII • George Allen Sr. -- WWII • John Armstrong -- WWII • Ricahrd P. Allen -- Korea • Ross A. Wade -- Korea

World War I
William Cavender • Henry Flood • Benjamin Jones • Harry Jones • Jesse Rouilland • Alexander Wakeman • George Westman

World War II
Donald Allen ★ • Vern Allen • Sidney Beane • Robert Cavender • Joe Hillers • Evelyn Jones • Harry Jones • George Lovejoy • Benjamin Mireau • Cora Phelps • Daniel Rederth • Frederick Redwing • James Redwing • John Redwing • John Rouillard • Blance Taylor • Franci Wakeman Sr. • John Wakeman • Richard K. Wakeman Sr. • Thomas Wakeman • Robert Westman • Gordon Weston ★ • Vera Weston • Virgil Weston • Willis Weston

Reserves
Robert W. Allen

Vietnam
Cary Wakeman • Charles B. Taylor
 
Erected 1987

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Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryNative AmericansWars, US Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is December 26, 1862.
 
Location. 44° 4.099′ N, 96° 35.211′ W. Marker is near Flandreau, South Dakota, in Moody County. Memorial is on 481st Avenue (State Highway 13) half a mile north of 229th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22882 481st Avenue, Flandreau SD 57028, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Flandreau Christian Indian Community (within shouting distance of this marker); Wakpaipaksan Okodakiciye (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Flandreau Indian High School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Waxdahl Claim Shack (approx. 1.3 miles away); Riverbend Meeting House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Depot (approx. 1.4 miles away); Jones School District #60 (approx. 1.4 miles away); Governor Bill Janklow (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Flandreau.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2021, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 79 times since then. Last updated on July 22, 2021. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 17, 2020, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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