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Edward Patch Diary

Identifier: M601

Scope and Contents

Collection contain a diary that describes the Sibley expedition through Minn. and Dakota Territory, including encounter with a James Fisk party


  • June 3, 1863- September 10, 1863

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Edward Patch was a scout on Henry Hastings Sibley's second military campaign against the Sioux, 1863.


1 envelope(s) (12 leaves)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, William B. Morse, 1964.


Typed transcript. Original at Minnesota Historical Society, Saint Paul.

Description rules
Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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