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The U.S. Dakota Conflict of 1862
Violence swept across southwestern Minnesota in August 1862, when the federal government failed to pay annuities to starving Dakiota Sioux Indians. This catastrophic war left a trail of death and destruction which has been documented in several pubications. In Lac qui Parle County, Amos Huggins was the only settler to lose his life in the conflict.