The Great Sioux Uprising: Rebellion On The Plains August- September 1862

Paperback | October 16, 2003

byJerry Keenan

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In August of 1862, the Santee (Dakota) Sioux tribe launched a spontaneous revolt against their white neighbors. Looting and killing, the Santee Sioux ravaged the unprotected countryside and small towns of southern Minnesota. When it was all over, more than five hundred people died. But the killing was not yet over: after a quick trial, thirty-eight Santee Sioux were later hanged to death in the largest mass execution in U.S. history.

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In August of 1862, the Santee (Dakota) Sioux tribe launched a spontaneous revolt against their white neighbors. Looting and killing, the Santee Sioux ravaged the unprotected countryside and small towns of southern Minnesota. When it was all over, more than five hundred people died. But the killing was not yet over: after a quick trial,...

Jerry Keenan is recognized as one of the leading experts in Indian Wars history. He lives in Colorado.

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Format:PaperbackPublished:October 16, 2003Publisher:Da Capo PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306811952

ISBN - 13:9780306811951

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