Civil War and Community Life


Civil War

  • MN in Civil War

    Minnesota in the Civil War: An Illustrated History


    by Kenneth Carley
    Hardcover / Paperback
    Although Minnesota was one of the least populated states in 1861 when the Civil War broke out, and had achieved statehood less than 3 years earlier, Minnesotans —many of Scandinavian origin who had recently arrived in America, and quite a few who had not even become citizens in the U.S. yet ... ... more


Community Life

  • They_Chose_MN

    They Chose Minnesota


    June Drenning Holmquist; ed.
    Why did emigrants leave their homelands and move to Minnesota? Where in the state did they settle? What did they do, and how did they organize? How did they maintain their ethnicity? These are just a few of many deep questions addressed in this massive document making the subtitle, "A Survey of ... ... more