Fort Wadsworth

July 28-30 2017

Galvanized in D.T.

July 29 - August 1 2021

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In July of 1865 the 1st U.S. Vol. Infantry Company F was stationed on at Fort Wadsworth for about a year. These southern men were POW’s that took the oath of office to join the union army (Galvanized Yankees).

Majority of the forces station at Fort Wadsworth in the summer of 1865 was the 2nd Minnesota Cavalry Companies B, C and D. Also at the fort was the 3rd Minnesota Artillery – 3rd Section.

Come join us for this event held on the exact ground and relive the life in the Dakota Territory as a Cavalry, Artillery or a previous a Confederate soldier in the Union Army.  

  • Registration opens from March 1st - July 21st 2021

  • Fee - $18

  • Food will be provided for the event.

  • Participants will occupy the Fort buildings and other structures on site and recreate their use.

  • Live Firing at the range.

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