7h 49min, dec 26, 1862 y - Trials and Execution of Dakota at Mankato
303 men were taken to a military court and convicted of murdering civilians. Abraham Lincoln reviews the conventions and brings it down to 264 prisoners. Lincoln signs a form condemning 39 men to death by hanging. One man is reprieved just before the sentencing. The hanging is the biggest mass execution in U.S history.
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