sep 2, 1862 - Battle of Birch Coulee
Henry Sibley sends his troops to locate and bury the remains of the civilians. They are attacked by Dakota soldiers at Birch Coulee, one of the hardest fought battles. The Dakota hold the soldiers until reinforcement comes for them from Fort Ridgely.
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Dakota War- MN studies, Ella Mevissen
Events of the Dakota war!