1862 US President Abraham Lincoln orders hanging of 39 Santee Sioux Indians

Executive Mansion, Washington,  December 6th. 1862. Brigadier General H.H. Sibley St. Paul Minnesota.  Ordered that of the Indians and Half-breeds sentenced to be hanged by the Military Commission, composed of Colonel Crooks, Lt. Colonel Marshall, Captain Grant, Captain Bailey, and Lieutenant Olin, and lately sitting in Minnesota, you cause to be executed on Friday the nineteenth day of December, instant, the following named, towit“Te-he-hdo-ne-cha.”  No. 2. by the record.“Tazoo” alias “Plan-doo-ta.” No. 4. by the record.“Wy-a-tah-to-wah” No. 5 by the record.“Hin-han-shoon-ko-yag.” No. 6 by the record.“Muz-za-bom-a-du.” No. 10. by the record.“Wah-pay-du-ta.” No. 11. by the record.“Wa-he-hud.” No. 12. by the record.“Sna-ma-ni.” No. 14. by the record.“Ta-te-mi-na.” No. 15. by the record.“Rda-in-yan-kna.” No. 19. by the record.“Do-wan-sa.” No. 22. by the record.“Ha-pan.” No. 24. by the record.“Shoon-ka-ska.” (White Dog). No. 35. by the record.“Toon-kan-e-chah-tay-mane.” No. 67. by the record.“E-tay-hoo-tay.” No. 68. by the record.“Am-da-cha.” No. 69. by the record.“Hay-pee-don—or, Wamne-omne-ho-ta.” No. 70. by the record.“Mahpe-o-ke-na-ji.” No. 96. by the record.“Henry Milord”—a Half-breed. No. 115. by the record.“Chaskay-don”—or Chaskayetay.” No. 121. by the record.“Baptiste Campbell” a Halfbreed. No. 138. by the record.“Tah-ta-kay-gay.” No. 155. by the record.“Ha-pink-pa.” No. 170 by the record.“Hypolite Ange” a Half-breed. No. 175 by the record.“Na-pay-Shue.” No. 178. by the record.“Wa-kan-tan-ka.” No. 210. by the record.“Toon-kan-ka-yag-e-na-jin.” No. 225. by the record.“Ma-kat-e-na-jin.” No. 254. by the record.“Pa-zee-koo-tay-ma-ne.” No. 264. by the record.“Ta-tay-hde-don.” No. 279. by the record.“Wa-She-choon,” or “Toon-kan-shkan-shkan-mene-hay.” No. 318. by the record.“A-e-cha-ga.”  No. 327. by the record.“Ha-tan-in-koo.” No. 333. by the record.“Chay-ton-hoon-ka.” No. 342. by the record.“Chan-ka-hda.” No. 359. by the record.“Hda-hin-hday.” No. 373. by the record.“O-ya-tay-a-koo.” No. 377. by the record.“May-hoo-way-wa.” No. 382. by the record.“Wa-kin-yan-na.” No. 383 by the recordThe other condemned prisoners you will hold subject to further orders, taking care that they neither escape, nor are subjected to any unlawful violence.ABRAHAM LINCOLN,

Harriet Tubman 1849-12-06  escapes from slavery in Maryland for the 2nd and final time

Full Name: Araminta Harriet Ross
Profession: AbolitionistNationality:American

Abolitionist Harriet Tubman

Why Famous: Born into slavery in Maryland, Tubman escaped north in 1849 returning to rescue other slaves over a period of 8 years. During this time she used the secret Underground Railroad to free over 300 slaves and successfully evade capture.

Employed by the Union army in the US Civil War, she was the first woman to lead a raid helping liberate hundreds of slaves during the Combahee River Raid. In later life she was a strong supporter of women’s suffrage.

Birthplace: Dorchester Country, Maryland, USA

Died: March 101913
Cause of Death: Pneumonia