150-year-old letters give voice to Dakota prisoners

Dakota prisoners /**/http://minnesota.publicradio.org/www_publicradio/tools/media_player/popup.php?name=minnesota/news/features/2011/01/19/dakotaletters_20110119_64 by Dan Gunderson, Minnesota Public Radio January 19, 2011 For nearly 150 years, the voices of Dakota men imprisoned after the Dakota Conflict of 1862 went unheard. But the details of their imprisonment are starting to emerge, in letters written by those prisoners after six weeks of fighting along the Minnesota River […]