Camp Release State Monument

Camp Release State Monument (HM1B60)

Location: Montevideo, MN 56265 Lac Qui Parle County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 55.991', W 95° 44.875'

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Southern side:
Camp Release

Eastern side:
Battles
?Redwood Aug. 18, 1862.
??Fort Ridgely Aug. 20.-22.
???New Ulm Aug. 23.-24.
????Birch Coulee Sept. 2.
?????Fort Abercrombie Sept. 6.
??????Wood Lake Sept. 23.

Northern side:
To Commemorate the surrender here of a large body of Indians, and the release of 269 captives mostly women and children September 26, 1862. The result mainly of the signal victory over the hostile Sioux at Wood Lake by Minnesota troops under commandof General Henry H. Sibley all being incidents of the Great Sioux Indian Massacre.

Western side:
Erected in 1894 by the State of Minnesota in accordance with an act ofthe Legislature approved April 11, 1893 and under supervision of the committee therein named.
C. C. Andrews · H. E. Hoard · W. H. Grant · Wm. M. Mills · A. H. Reed - Committee
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HM NumberHM1B60
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Marker Number6
Year Placed1894
Placed ByThe State of Minnesota
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 7:33am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 283170 N 4979201
Decimal Degrees44.93318333, -95.74791667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 55.991', W 95° 44.875'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 55' 59.46" N, 95° 44' 52.50" W
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Area Code(s)320
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 115 Parkviews Estates, Montevideo MN 56265, US
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