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US-Dakota War of 1862

The Upward Trek, and a Signature

By January 12, 2015February 24th, 2018One Comment
A little celebration today: I just completed another major portion of my novel-in-progress about Sarah Wakefield. Onward and upward!

As a little marker in this climb, I thought I’d share with you this photograph of Sarah’s signature, from a document she signed in early November, 1862, around a month after she returned to her husband following her captivity among the Dakota. That reunion was not a happy one.

If you’re interested, you can see lots of other images related to my novel-in-progress on my ever-expanding Pinterest page.

Be well, all!

Deep peace,


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Phyllis Cole-Dai

Phyllis Cole-Dai has authored or edited eleven books in multiple genres, including historical fiction, spiritual nonfiction and poetry. She lives in Brookings, South Dakota, USA.

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