Dakota Datebook: Joseph Gilbert Totten in North Dakota
April 18, 2022
Dakota Datebook written by Lane Sunwall.
As a popular tourist destination, most North Dakotans are familiar with Fort Totten. Located near Devils Lake, the frontier military post was built to protect American interests in the region. It was briefly commanded by Major Marcus A. Reno, visited by General Sherman, and later turned into a school. But what may be less familiar to North Dakotans is wh...