Minnesota Historical Society

Minnesota History Magazine Summer 2013 (63:6)

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Long Remember: Minnesota at Gettysburg and Vicksburg by Adam
by Adam Scher

Minnesota soldiers played key roles throughout the Civil War, most famously at these pivotal engagements of 1863. Letters and diaries, government records, photographs, and artifacts offer a glimpse into the world and experiences of these men, ensuring that their deeds will long endure.

A Tale of Two Siblings
by Sue Leaf
Unconventional for their day, Thomas and Emma Roberts pursue different paths toward the same goal, immersing themselves in the “endless beauty and richness” of nature--and sharing their passion with others.

Building and Razing Winona’s Grand Post Office
by Greg Gaut and Marsha Neff
Two different eras yield two very different structures, each shaped by its community. As Winona’s postal battles show, buildings ultimately represent the values of their creators.




Wing Young Huie remembers Minneapolis’s Nankin restaurant and ponders what might make a cuisine “authentic.”


Jane King Hession explores a Jubilaire home in Minnetonka, where a subdivision featured these prefabs trucked in from a factory and assembled on site.

Book Reviews

Men of the First Minnesota * Tenth Minnesota Volunteers * Land of 10,000 Loves

News & Notes

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