Le Sueur Militia Marker 11 May 12

Le Sueur County has been awarded a $3,600 grant from the state to honor militia members who helped defend the City of New Ulm during the 1862 Sioux Uprising. A marker honoring the 150 members of the Le Sueur Tigers militia will be dedicated in Le Sueur on August 19th. Thirty New Ulm defenders were killed during the attack on the city in 1862, including 6 Le Sueur Tigers.