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This is a sketch of a cannon stationed on a battlefield.

Wood Lake Battlefield

The Wood Lake Battlefield Preservation Association preserves and interprets the Wood Lake Battle sites of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862.  One monument site is on County Road 18, .7 miles west of Highway 67. A second battlefield site is .7 mile to the north on 600th Street. Interpretive signs are at each location.

Wood Lake Battlefield: What's Nearby

Echo, MN
Civil War  |  Fort
Historic Fort Snelling
West St. Paul, MN
Rock Island Arsenal Museum and Rock Island Arsenal
Rock Island, IL
Bureau County Historical Society Museum
Princeton, IL

Preservation

The American Battlefield Trust and our members have saved more than 240 acres at Wood Lake Battlefield.

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Related Battles

Echo, MN | September 23, 1862
Result: Union Victory
Estimated Casualties
Union
41
Confed.
0