Chuck Ness' story
- August 12, 2012 - 12:40 PM
My ancestors were thankfully spared direct impact of the Uprising, but at least one was a witness to history.
My great, great, great uncle walked the 90 miles from Tracy to Mankato to watch the hangings in person. Regardless of origin and the other aspects of the war it should be remembered that the attacks on the settlers were particularly brutal and many at that time wanted revenge.
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