aug 25, 1862 - Evacuation of New Ulm.
New Ulm barley had enough food and ammunition left for townspeople. And them fearing for another attack from the dakota, many flee. Most flee to Mankato some fly to St. Paul and St. Peter. Townspeople start coming back to New Ulm in September. The town reorganized its government and food supply.
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U.S.- Dakota war of 1862.