Dakota Conflict of 1862 - Photo Page
This painting is of the execution of 38 Dakota men who were tried and found guilty of killing civilians. This happened on December 26, 1862.
This is another drawing of the execution.
This is a picture of President Lincoln, taken before the Sioux Uprising, and during the Civil War. Over 300 Dakota men were sentenced to death; and -- after President Lincoln reviewed the sentences -- thirty-eight were hung on December 26, 1862.
Reservation map with forts and battles.
Little Crow, shown here, is generally acknowledged to have been the leader of the warring Dakota, but Chiefs Mankato, Big Eagle, Shakopee and others played significant leadership roles.
Another black and white of Little Crow.
At the Battle of Birch Coulee Minnesota militia, led by Colonel Henry H. Sibley, suffered a major defeat at the hands of the Dakota Sioux led by Chief Little Crow.
Another black and white of Colonel Henry H. Sibley.
Big Eagle, shown here, played a significant leadership role during the Sioux Uprising.
The tipi prison of 300+ Dakota men, women, and children.
Battle of Birch Coulee drawing.
A sketch of the Acton woman killing. The story of how the Sioux Uprising was started.
White refugees during the Sioux Uprising.