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,