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Minnesota in the Civil and Indian Wars, 1861-1865

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  • Format: Cloth, Vo. 1., 872 pp., Vol. 2., 810 pp.; 7
  • Publisher: MHS Press
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  • Product ##: 0873515196(twovolumeset)
Volume I: Narrative and Rosters of Minnesota State Regiments, Companies, and Batteries
Volume II: Official Reports and Correspondence on Battles, Campaigns, Expeditions, Skirmishes
With complete name index

Now available for the first time in nearly a century, this definitive two-volume set details the state’s engagement in the Civil and Dakota Wars as recorded by regimental leaders and their troops.

First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment

U.S. and Dakota War

A handsome and critical addition to the library of every historian, genealogist, and Civil War buff, this rare two-volume set is the official record of Minnesota’s participation in the Civil and Dakota Wars. Published in two parts in the 1890s and written by the men who fought in battle, Minnesota in the Civil and Indian Wars contains regimental rosters (names lists with ages, muster dates, transfers, and remarks) as well as detailed narratives describing the wartime service of each regiment, battery, battalion, and brigade--their marches, campaigns, battles, surrenders, wounded lists, furloughs, reenlistments, and return to Minnesota. Letters, telegrams, and descriptions related to the development of the Dakota War, including dispatches written from the field, offer a personal face to this wartime history.

Included for the first time is a 144-page index to all the regimental rosters, making this an invaluable research tool. Together, these volumes are the essential reference for Minnesota’s troops and their campaigns.

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Minnesota in the Civil and Indian Wars, 1861-1865

Minnesota in the Civil and Indian Wars, 1861-1865