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 <I>Near the Wood</I> Chankahda

Near the Wood Chankahda

Birth
Death 26 Dec 1862
Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 47615827 · View Source
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Mdewakanton Dakota warrior who fought in the US-Dakota War of 1862. His Dakota name mean "Near the Wood". Alternate spellings of his name are Cankahda and Chan-ka-hda.


Sources:

Isch, John. The Dakota Trials, Including the Complete Transcripts and Explanatory Notes on the Military Commission Trials in Minnesota, 1862 - 1864, p. 371-372.

Whiting and Ruggles Report, Case No. 359. "Is proven to have been one of the party, and present when Patville was killed, and to have saved Mary Anderson (who had been wounded) from being killed, and to have taken her prisoner."


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  • Created by: Cindy K. Coffin
  • Added: 5 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 47615827
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Near the Wood Chankahda (unknown–26 Dec 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 47615827, citing Dakota (Sioux) Memorial - 1862, Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Cindy K. Coffin (contributor 47084179) .