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Dakota Datebook: The Fourth of July at Fort Rice

 

July 4, 2022



On July 4 in 1865, the United States of America celebrated its first Independence Day after four years of civil war. Although far from the battlefields of the war, Dakota Territory was also affected by the conflict, especially its isolated soldiers. After spending the duration of the Civil War in Dakota Territory’s sparsely populated plains, the officers and soldiers of Fort Rice found the re...



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