Memorial ceremony scheduled Sunday for soldiers, settlers killed during U.S.-Dakota War
ST. PAUL -- A ceremony will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Fort Ridgely Cemetery south of Fairfax to remember the soldiers and settlers who lost their lives in the U.S. Dakota War of 1862.
Estimates range from 600-800 killed in the Minnesota River Valley and vicinity during the six-week war in 1862.
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