South Dakota


Treaty of July 23, 1851

Articles of a treaty made and concluded at Traverse des Sioux, upon the Minnesota River, in the Territory of Minnesota, on the twenty-third day of July, eighteen hundred and fifty-one, between the United States of America, by Luke Lea, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, and Alexander Ramsey, governor and ex-officio superintendent of Indian affairs in said



Treaty of March 12, 1858

Articles of agreement and convention made and concluded at the city of Washington, on the twelfth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight, by Charles E. Mix, commissioner on the part of the United States, and Wa-gah-sah-pi, or Whip; Gish-tah-wah-gu, or Strong Walker; Mitchell P. Cera, or Wash-kom-moni; A-shno-ni-kah-gah-hi, or Lone Chief; Shu-kah-bi,



Treaty of September 24, 1857

Articles of agreement and convention made this twenty-fourth day of September, A. D. 1857, at Table Creek, Nebraska Territory, between James W. Denver, commissioner on behalf of the United States, and the chiefs and head-men of the four confederate bands of Pawnee Indians, viz: Grand Pawnees, Pawnee Loups, Pawnee Republicans, and Pawnee Tappahs, and generally



Treaty of August 5, 1851

Articles of a treaty made and concluded at Mendota, in the Territory of Minnesota, on the fifth day of August, eighteen hundred and fifty-one, between the United States of America, by Luke Lea, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, and Alexander Ramsey, governor and ex-officio superintendent of Indian affairs in said Territory, commissioners duly appointed for that



Biography of George S. Murphey

For over forty years George S. Murphey had been a banker. Nearly thirty of those years have been spent in Kansas, and as president of the First National Bank of Manhattan he is at the head of one of the strong and stable financial institutions of the state. Most of his life had been spent



Biography of Josiah C. Trask

Josiah C. Trask was one of the 180 victims of the terrible Quantrill raid and massacre at Lawrence, on August 21, 1863. He was a young and brilliant editor at the time of his death and few men of Kansas were more beloved. His father was a minister, who preached in Massachnsetts for many years,



Dakota Territory Frontier Forts Prior to 1902

Hale, Fort, Dakota – On Missouri River, at the Lower Brule Agency. Lower Brule Agency, Fort at Dakota – Fort Hale. Powder River Fort on Dakota – Fort Phil Kearny. Sully Fort, Dakota – On Missouri River, 5 miles above mouth of Cheyenne R and the new Fort Sully, 20 miles below mouth of Cheyenne



South Dakota WW2 NMCG Casualty List – A Surnames

ADKINS, Lawrence Harvey, Fireman 2c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Caswell Adkins, Alexandria. ALLUM, Isaac Kenton, Pharmacist’s Mate 3c, USNR. Parents, Mr. And Mrs. Claude E. Allum, Herrick. ALTFILLISCH, Albert A., Cpl., USMCR. Parents, Mr. And Mrs. Albert B. Altfillisch, Pedro. ANDERSON, Arnold Leo, Seaman 1c, USN. Father, Mr. Alvin Anderson, Waverly. ANDERSON, Donald



South Dakota WW2 NMCG Casualty List – B Surnames

BAKER, Daniel Albert, Seaman 2c, USNR. Wife, Mrs. Margaret Jane Baker, Box 147, Webster. BALCOM, Lester Byron, Pharmacist’s Mate 2c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Everett Balcom, Rapid City. BANNING, Richard Franklin, Coxswain, USN. Father, Mr. Charles William Banning, Rt. 2, Sioux Falls. BARGER, Donald Loren, Seaman 1c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. James



South Dakota WW2 NMCG Casualty List – L Surnames

LA CRAFT, Orville Kendall, Lieutenant (jg), USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Kendall La Craft, 764 Wisconsin Ave., S. W. Huron LA POINTE, James Marcelle, Coxswain, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. James La Pointe, Pine ridge. LARSON, Stanley Arnold, Seaman 2c, USN. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Larson, Box 282, Mobridge. LEE, Irwin Wilford, Lieutenant,



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