Accession Number:

ADA149678

Title:

Analysis of Artifacts from a Test Excavation at the Site of Fort Sully I, (39HU52), Hughes County, South Dakota.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Aug 83-Apr 84,

Corporate Author:

TENNESSEE UNIV KNOXVILLE DEPT OF ANTHROPOLOGY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1984-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

72.0

Abstract:

The military frontier outpost called Fort Sully secured a portion of the Missouri River from 1863 to 1866 and lay just east of present-day Pierre, South Dakota. A small portion of the site was tested archaeologically in 1970. Herein is a brief history of the site, a report of the excavation and an analysis of the artifacts recovered.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE