Some Traders, Explorers, Agents & Military in Dakota Territory

 

Col. A. B. Welch’s notes, clippings and photos

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Archambault, H.A. (1840-1923) and Louis (d.1813)

Ashley Expeditions (fur trading in Upper Missouri):

     Fink, Carpenter & Talbot, 1822-23

     Bridger, Vazquex, Soublette, & more 1822-23  

Atkinson Expedition, 1825..(to the Yellowstone)

Beede, A.McG..(Indian History cohort of Welch)

Belk, Captain..(carried first rail over Missouri at Mandan)

Fraser, Simon, 1803 Expedition to the Pacific..(quotes from original, unpublished doc)

Garreau, Pierre..(on his escape from the Assinoboine)

Gerrard, Fred..(early settler in Mandan area)

Godfrey, General Edward Settle (1841-1932)..(Indian Wars and WWI veteran)

Godfrey’s participation in the Battle of the Little Big Horn

Harmon, Captain..(first buildings at Fort Yates)

Kislingbury, Fred..(died on the Greeley Expedition to the North Pole, 1881)

Lang, Michael..(first frame buildings in Mandan)

Larned, H.A…(travelled with Custer)

Larned, H.A…and the story of the Poisoned Bread

Liza, Manuel (died 1820)..(early fur trader of Upper Missouri)

LeRaye, Charles..(1802 journal of travel and travail as prisoner of the Indians)

McLaughlin, James (1841-1923)..(Indian Agent during Sitting Bull “times”)

McLaughlin, Mrs. James (Marie)..(Indian historian, wife of James)

Maximilion’s Notes (1833-34) and Welch comments

Picotte, Honore (1830’s-40’s) letters and Welch comments

Radisson, Pierre (born 1635) (founder of Hudson’s Bay Company)

Roosevelt, Theodore

Sibley, General ..(1863 Battles)

Stark, Mary..”My most terrifying experience as a pioneer”

Sully, General..(1863-64 Battles)

Verendrye, Sieur de la..(1730’s explorer)

Wells, A.C…(torture by the Indians)

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Archambault

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Fink

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Bridger 

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Atkinson

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Beede, A.McG..(Indian History cohort of Welch)

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Belk, Captain..(carried first rail over Missouri at Mandan)

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Fraser

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Garreau, Pierre..(on his escape from the Assinoboine)

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Gerrard, Fred..(early settler in Mandan area)

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Godfrey, General Edward Settle (1841-1932)..(Indian Wars and WWI veteran)

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Godfrey’s participation in the Battle of the Little Big Horn

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Harmon, Captain..(first buildings at Fort Yates)

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Kislingbury, Fred..(Greeley Expedition to the North Pole, 1881)

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Lang, Michael..(first frame buildings in Mandan)

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Larned, H.A…(travelled with Custer)

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Larned, H.A…and the story of the Poisoned Bread

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Liza, Manuel (died 1820)..(early fur trader of Upper Missouri)

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LeRaye, Charles..(1802 journal of travel and travail as prisoner of the Indians)

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McLaughlin, James (1841-1923)..(Indian Agent during Sitting Bull “times”)

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Col. Welch attends James McLaughlin’s Funeral Services

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Red Tomahawk, "Sitting Bull was my friend, I killed him like this...."

 

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McLaughlin, Mrs. James (Marie)..(Indian historian, wife of James)

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Maximilion’s Notes (1833-34) and Welch comments

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Picotte, Honore (1830’s-40’s) letters and Welch comments

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Radisson, Pierre (born 1635) (founder of Hudson’s Bay Company)

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Roosevelt, Theodore

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Sibley, General ..(1863 Battles)

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Red Tomahawk’s contacts with General Sibley

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Minneapolis Tribune Article, January 3, 1937

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Some Photos borrowed from the Internet

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Stark, Mary..”My most terrifying experience as a pioneer”

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Sully, General..(1863-64 Battles)

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Verendrye, Sieur de la..(1730’s explorer)

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Wells, A.C…(torture by the Indians)

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