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Fort Snelling: Anchor Post of the Northwest.

Ziebarth, Marilyn
This publication explored the history of Fort Snelling, ranging from its early role as the region's first military post, to its subsequent roles as a supply depot and rendezvous point for Civil War troops, to its more recent transformation into an archaeological site and state historical park. Significant individuals in the fort's history are identified; including Pike, Long, Leavenworth and Snelling, and major events are described. Numerous photographs and sketches illustrate the text.
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