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    • Valley of the St. Peters, Minnesota

    • 1841 - 1855
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood. It shows a view of the Minnesota River Valley.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dakotah Village

    • 1841 - 1855
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood. It shows several dwellings of the Dakota people.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Emigrants Attacked by the Comanches

    • 1847
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dog Dance of the Dahcotas

    • 1850
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Scalp Dance of the Dakotas

    • 1850
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dakota Encampment

    • 1850
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood. It shows a Dakota campsite along a body of water.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Indian Sugar Camp

    • 1850
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood. The print shows Native Americans tapping trees and making sugar.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Spearing Fish from a Canoe

    • 1850
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Letter from M. J. Ross from Lebanon Junction, Kentucky

    • 1850 - 1900
    • Mrs. Alexander Ross (M. J. Ross) wrote this undated letter from Kingston to her cousin. She mentions her family and their health. The top portion of this letter is missing.
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Scandia Baptist Church, Waconia, Minnesota

    • 1850-1940
    • View of the exterior of the Scandia Baptist Church, with a group of people standing at the front entrance.
    • Baptist General Conference History Center
    • Medicine Dance of the Winnebagoes

    • 1850?
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood. The print shows a medicine dance performed by members of the Winnebago tribe.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Hunting the Buffalo in Winter

    • 1850?
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood. Two Native American men on snowshoes are shown hunting buffalo.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Indian Woman Dressing a Buffalo Skin

    • 1850?
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Indian Shooting Fish

    • 1850?
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood. A Native American is shown as he is catching fish by using a bow and arrow.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Minnesota Year Book for 1851

    • 1851
    • Travel guide and miscellanea useful to recent immigrants to Minnesota.
    • College of Saint Benedict - Saint John's University
    • Worship of the Sun

    • 1852
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood. It shows a Native American ceremony.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Minnesota Year Book for 1852

    • 1852
    • Travel guide and miscellanea useful to recent immigrants to Minnesota.
    • College of Saint Benedict - Saint John's University
    • Minnesota Year Book for 1853

    • 1853
    • Travel guide and miscellanea useful to recent immigrants to Minnesota.
    • College of Saint Benedict - Saint John's University
    • Striking the Post

    • 1853
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood. The print shows a Native American activity in which a number of men are involved.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Indians Travelling

    • 1853?
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood. The print shows Native Americans moving with their belongings to a new location.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Buffalo Chase

    • 1854
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood. The print shows a mounted Native American man about to kill a buffalo with an arrow.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Indian Doctor Concocting a Pot of Medicine

    • 1855
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Roll of Attorneys, Supreme Court, State of Minnesota, 1858-1970

    • 1858 - 1970
    • Signatures of attorneys registered to practice law in the State of Minnesota. Names were verified and biographical data obtained from Minnesota Biographies (MHS 1912), Legislators Past and Present (website), State Board of Law Examiners register...
    • Minnesota State Law Library
    • Letter from James George to his children from Lebanon Junction, Kentucky

    • 1861
    • This undated letter is signed by James George, and includes a small greeting from Rhoda George written on the back They are starting for Lebanon, Kentucky and it was expected that Rhoda George would remain in Lebanon while James George went with...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Portrait of William B. Stone, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1861 - 1862
    • This photograph shows St. Peter Civil War veteran William B. Stone in his uniform. He served as a sergeant in Company H of the Fourth Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Sergeant Stone died in St. Louis in 1862.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Civil War Captain James Magner from Nicollet County, Minnesota

    • 1861 - 1864
    • This is a photograph of Nicollet County Civil War veteran James Magner. He served as a captain in Company I of the 28th Massachusetts Regiment. On May 18, 1864 Magner was killed during the battle of Spotsylvania.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Civil War Captain James Magner from Nicollet County, Minnesota

    • 1861 - 1864
    • This is a photograph of Nicollet County Civil War veteran James Magner. He served as a captain in Company I of the 28th Massachusetts Regiment. On May 18, 1864 Magner was killed during the battle of Spotsylvania.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Portrait of Captain Asgrim K. Skaro, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1861 - 1864
    • This photograph shows Civil War Capt. Asgrim K. Skaro, who was killed in the battle of Nashville in 1864. Skaro served in the Second and the Ninth Minnesota Infantry Regiments. He was one of the founders of St. Peter in Nicollet County in 1853.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Portrait of Andrew Anderson, Granby Township, Minnesota

    • 1861 - 1865
    • This is a photograph of Nicollet County Civil War veteran Andrew Anderson, who lived in Granby Township, near Swan Lake. Anderson rose to the rank of corporal in Company H of the Fourth Minnesota Regiment, serving for nearly four years.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Letter from Rhoda George to her daughter Helen from Lebanon, Kentucky

    • 1861-12-18
    • Rhoda George wrote this letter from Lebanon Junction, Kentucy. She mentions her husband's military duties, family friends and life in Lebanon. She describes the bed bugs in her room and inquires about financial situations at home and money she...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Portrait of soldier Ernst Bossling, Belle Plaine, Minnesota

    • 1862
    • Studio portrait of Union Soldier, who was killed one year later in action (probably Civil War). He is wearing complete uniform with hat, rifle and sword. Studio background has a scene depicting a field and Union soldiers conversing near their camp.
    • Scott County Historical Society
    • Portrait of Jacob Dieter, Olmsted County, Minnesota

    • 1862 - 1864
    • Jacob Dieter is photographed in his Civil War uniform. He enlisted in 1862 and served in company F of the Ninth Minnesota Regiment. His family accompanied him to Fort Ridgely, Minnesota and returned home when his unit was sent to another...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Portrait of Col. William Crooks in St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1862 - 1864
    • This is a photograph of Col. William Crooks in his army uniform. Crooks was the commander of Minnesota's Sixth Regiment of Volunteer Infantry until October 28, 1864.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Portrait of Reverend Aaron H. Kerr, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1862 - 1865
    • This is a photograph of Rev. Aaron H. Kerr, a Presbyterian minister in St. Peter, who became the chaplain of Minnesota's Ninth Regiment of Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society

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