Dakota Territory in the Civil War

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''[[United States of America|United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|U.S. Civil War]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Dakota|North Dakota]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[South Dakota|South Dakota]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Dakota Military Records|North Dakota Military]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[South Dakota Military Records|South Dakota Military]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Dakota Territory''  
 
''[[United States of America|United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|U.S. Civil War]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Dakota|North Dakota]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[South Dakota|South Dakota]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Dakota Military Records|North Dakota Military]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[South Dakota Military Records|South Dakota Military]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Dakota Territory''  
  
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=== Introduction  ===
 
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=== Military Units  ===
 
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*[[1st_Battalion,_Dakota_Cavalry_(Union)|1st Battalion, Dakota Cavalry (Union)]]<br>Organized: Company A at Yanktown, Dakota Territory., April, 1862 and Company B at Sioux City, Iowa, March 31, 1863.<br>Mustered out: Company A on May 9, 1865 and Company B on Nov. 15, 1865. <br>
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*[[1st Battalion, Dakota Cavalry (Union)|1st Battalion, Dakota Cavalry (Union)]]<br>Organized: Company A at Yanktown, Dakota Territory., April, 1862 and Company B at Sioux City, Iowa, March 31, 1863.<br>Mustered out: Company A on May 9, 1865 and Company B on Nov. 15, 1865. <br>
  
 
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Dakota Territory 1861 to 1889

Contents

Introduction

During the Civil War, the Dakota Territory contributed one battalion with two companies.  The companies helped defend against Indian raids.[1] The Dakota Territory became an organized territory on March 2, 1861. It included much of present-day Montana and Wyoming. The Dakota Territory was divided into the states of North Dakota and South Dakota on November 2, 1889.[2]

Military Units

  • 1st Battalion, Dakota Cavalry (Union)
    Organized: Company A at Yanktown, Dakota Territory., April, 1862 and Company B at Sioux City, Iowa, March 31, 1863.
    Mustered out: Company A on May 9, 1865 and Company B on Nov. 15, 1865.

Records

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System: (accessed 29 July 2011).
  2. Wikipedia contributors. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dakota_in_the_American_Civil_War Dakota Territory}, (accessed 29 July 2011).