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One of the most saddest Native American massacre sites in history

In September 1863, an summer expedition of American soldiers led by General Alfred Sully - which... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Luke K
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Called the bloodiest conflict to ever be fought on ND soil

On Sep. 3, 1863, the 6th Iowa Cavalry and the 2nd Nebraska led by General Alfred Sully attacked a... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2014
arl3203
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Sasebo, Japan
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Site of the 1863 attack by the white men on the Sioux Indians, which resulted in the death of 300 Indians.
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Kulm, ND
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

In September 1863, an summer expedition of American soldiers led by General Alfred Sully - which was dedicated to punish the Dakota Sioux Indians responsible for the 1862 Sioux Uprising - stumbled upon a group of innocent Santee Sioux, many of whom were women and...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2014

On Sep. 3, 1863, the 6th Iowa Cavalry and the 2nd Nebraska led by General Alfred Sully attacked a tipi camp of Sioux Indians in what was called the bloodiest conflict to ever be fought on North Dakota soil. You can read all about it...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2013

Was there for a renactment and it was amazing to see the grounds leave a little to be desired and the hoouse that kept a lot of history was robbed some time ago so a lot of the history is missing

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Reviewed 26 December 2011

I have really mixed feelings about the place. It is a spectacular setting and view, and nicely kept grounds (grass mowed), but I don't like glamorizing an Indian war battle (massacre?) with white men's statues and markers. What struck me on this visit, however, was...More

1  Thank Jim F
Reviewed 19 December 2011

Whitestone Hill is a site owned and administered by the State Historical Society of North Dakota. In this place, in September 1863, US troops commanded by Brigadier General Alfred Sully attacked an encampment of Dakota near one of the many lakes dotting the Missouri Coteau....More

1  Thank Isern1952
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