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U.S. Dakota War Resources

Dakota Resources Books

Setting the Scene   |   Chronology – 1862 War   |   Resources for the U.S.-Dakota Conflict   |  Monuments

Written Work:

  • Minnesota’s Heritage Journal
  • Issue 3 of Minnesota’s Heritage – January 2011
  • Dakota Uprising Victims by Curtis Dahlin
  • The Dakota War of 1862 by Kenneth Carley
  • Dakota Dawn: The Decisive First Week of the Sioux Uprising, August 17-24, 1862 by Gregory F. Michno
  • Claims from the Dakota Conflict: Supplying the Local Militia (Hardcover) by Mary Bakeman
  • The Peace Seekers: The Indian Christians and the Dakota Conflict (Hardcover) by Elden Lawrence
  • Through Dakota Eyes: Narrative Accounts Of The Minnesota Indian War Of 1862 by Gary C. Anderson
  • German immigration to the Minnesota river valley frontier, 1852-1865 : wir stammten aus Deutschland nach hausen Minnesota by Bryce O. Stenzel
  • Over The Earth I Come:
  • The Great Sioux Uprising of 1862 by Duane Schultz The Great Sioux Uprising by C.M. Oehler
  • Memories of the Battle of New Ulm: Personal Accounts of the Sioux Uprising: L. A. Fritsche’s History of Brown County, Minnesota (1916) by Don Heinrich Tolzmann
  • The Great Sioux Uprising: Rebellion on the Plains August-September 1862 by Jerry Keenan
  • The United States-Dakota War Trials:  A Study in Military Injustice



*Information was provided in part by the Nicollet County Historical Society.

Other Dakota Conflict Resources:

New Ulm
Brown County Historical Society
2 North Broadway, New Ulm, MN
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Renville County Historical Museum
441 North Park Drive, Morton, MN
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