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Lac qui Parle County Minnesota Historical Markers

 
Madison Minnesota Veterans' Memorial Marker image, Touch for more information
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, March 31, 2016
Madison Minnesota Veterans' Memorial Marker
Minnesota (Lac Qui Parle County), Madison — Madison Minnesota Veterans' MemorialIn Memoriam
We honor the Madison area servicemen who gave their lives in foreign Wars to protect our nation's freedom. — Map (db m101732) HM
Minnesota (Lac qui Parle County), Montevideo — LP-CAM-003 — Camp Release
On September 26, 1862, 91 whites and about 150 mixed-blood captives, some of whom had been prisoners of the Dakota Indians for more than a month, were returned to Colonel Henry H. Sibley's military camp, later joyfully known as Camp Release. In the . . . — Map (db m69118) HM
Minnesota (Lac qui Parle County), Montevideo — 6 — Camp Release State Monument
Southern side: Camp Release Eastern side: Battles  Redwood Aug. 18, 1862.   Fort Ridgely Aug. 20.-22.    New Ulm Aug. 23.-24.     Birch Coulee Sept. 2.      Fort Abercrombie Sept. 6.       Wood Lake Sept. . . . — Map (db m69158) HM
Minnesota (Lac qui Parle County), Montevideo — Captives Released
On September 26, 1862, the 270 men, women and children taken captive by the Dakota during the war were released to military commander Henry H. Sibley at this site, known from that time on as Camp Release. Years later at the . . . — Map (db m71384) HM
Minnesota (Lac qui Parle County), Montevideo — Maza sa Protected His Village
Experience showed Dakota Chief Maza sa (Red Iron) that it did little good to stand in the way of the U.S. government. He had opposed the 1851 Treaty of Traverse des Sioux but, in the end, had little choice when he and other Dakota . . . — Map (db m71425) HM
Minnesota (Lac qui Parle County), Montevideo — Tried and Sentenced
Just two days after the captives were turned over, the brief military trials of the Dakota who had taken part in the fighting began here at Camp Release on September 28, 1862. The trials moved to the Redwood (Lower Sioux) Agency on . . . — Map (db m71437) HM

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