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Their extermination will be the only alternative.

Barracks Schofield, St. Louis, Mo.,
October 14th, 1863

Dear Editor — Since I wrote you last, at Madelia, I have seen something of a soldier’s life.  831 more words

7th Minnesota Infantry

A Day at Fort Snelling [Day 22]

Today was a big day.

It was a good (LONG) day, and we’re excited for the road ahead. ❤

Everyday Beauty

Dark 2 Dawn - A Bike Ride Through Black History

“Was your master a righteous man?”

“He owned negroes, how righteous could he be?”

History came alive in the early morning hours at Fort Snelling as the bike tour met Dred Scott, an enslaved man made famous by the Supreme Court decision bearing his name. 1,618 more words

Travels And Adventures

Gauss and Minnesota

Until a colleague told me about it, I had not known that there is a Gauss family connection to Minnesota: Carl Friedrich’s second son (first by his second wife) Eugene had a falling out with his father, came to America, joined the army, and was stationed at Fort Snelling. 11 more words

Math

3x5s

“Didn’t have a camera by my side this time,
Hopin’ I would see the world through both my eyes,
Maybe I will tell you all about it… 398 more words

Non-Fiction

Memorial Day

Monday, May 30 2016

Today, I’m off from work to make a four day weekend. I spent Friday and Saturday in Eau Claire with Ben, Abby, Erin, Megan and Ryan (and Sammy) to be with Ben before his biopsy. 363 more words

Sense Of Place

Fallen Veterans Honored At Ft. Snelling Memorial Chapel

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Many people spent time at the Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel Sunday to remember those who lost their lives while serving our country. 77 more words

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