Tag Archives: Yankton

With the Sioux 5

  From 1857-1860 Alexander Hamilton Redfield, my great great grandfather served as the Indian agent for the Sioux nation at a time of great change. Yancton Agency, Dacotah Territory Redfield, commenting on violations of the treaty, noted in his report … Continue reading

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With the Sioux 4

From 1857-1860 Alexander Hamilton Redfield, my great great grandfather served as the Indian agent for the Sioux nation at a time of great change. On July 4, 1858, Redfield celebrated the 82nd anniversary of the Nation’s independence at Fort Union. … Continue reading

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With the Sioux 3

From 1857-1860  Alexander Hamilton Redfield, my great great grandfather served as the Indian agent for the Sioux nation at a time of great change. His story continues: On  June 16 Redfield  halted on the west bank of the river to … Continue reading

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