Woodlake Battlefield State Monument

Woodlake Battlefield State Monument (HM1B6J)

Location: Echo, MN 56237 Yellow Medicine County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 42.074', W 95° 26.147'

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Inscription
Northern side: To the memory of the men who here lost their lives in an engagement between Minnesota volunteer soldiers and the Sioux Indians Sept. 23, 1862.
WOODLAKE BATTLEFIELD

Eastern side: Anthony C. Collins · Richard H. McElroy · Ernest Paul · Charles E. Frink · Edwin E. Ross · De Grove Kimball and Matthew Cantwell were killed and thirty-four men were wounded in the action.

Southern side: The soldiers were commanded by Col. Henry H. Sibley; the Indians by Chief Little Crow.

Western side: Erected by the state in 1910 under the supervision of commissioners appointed by the governor Loren W. Collins · Ezra T. Champlin and Mathias Holl participants in the battle.
Details
HM NumberHM1B6J
Tags
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceBattlefield
Marker TypeMemorial
Marker ClassWar Memorial
Marker StyleFree Standing
Marker Number15
Year Placed1910
Placed ByThe State of Minnesota
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 5:31pm PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] MARTHA DECKER  [2] MARTHA DECKER  [3] MARTHA DECKER  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 307027 N 4952648
Decimal Degrees44.70123333, -95.43578333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 42.074', W 95° 26.147'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 42' 4.4400" N, 95° 26' 8.8200" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)507
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6051 Co Hwy 18, Echo MN 56237, US
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