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June 23, 2015


Filed under: Item of the Day — Jason Onerheim @ 12:01 am

A compass carried by William R. Marshall of the 7th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 and the Civil War. Marshall would later be elected Governor of Minnesota.

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