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Citadel in the Wilderness: The Story of Fort Snelling and the Northwest Frontier (Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage Book Series)

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In 1805 Colonel Josiah Snelling erected a stone fortress at the point where the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers merged, on territory secured by Lieutenant Zebulon Pike in a treaty with the Sioux chief Little Crow. Evan Jones describes the intriguing history of Fort Snelling, the Gibraltar of the West, its effect on the Native Americans of the region, and its role in the westward movement.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780816638796
Author:
Jones, Evan
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Location:
Minneapolis, MN
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Frontier and pioneer life
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Northwest, Old
Subject:
Fort Snelling
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Frontier and pioneer life -- Minnesota.
Subject:
Frontier and pioneer life -- Northwest, Old.
Subject:
Military-General History
Edition Description:
1
Series:
Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage Book Series
Series Volume:
1903
Publication Date:
20010531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
23 black-and-white photos
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.50 x 5.44 in

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Americana » General
History and Social Science » Military » General History
History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » US History » 19th Century
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