They belonged at New Ulm, and did not want to go to Hutchinson.
On our return to New Ulm we took a different turn in the road.
It is grown in the southern tier of counties of Minnesota and as far north as New Ulm.
About the year 1854 or 1855 a German settlement was commenced at New Ulm.
I belonged to the ladies aid and we took care of the wounded and refugees sent from New Ulm.
The village of New Ulm was almost destroyed, and more than 100 of its citizens—men, women, and children—were massacred.
Enough citizens of New Ulm had returned home to form two companies at that point.
The settlers had either all been killed, or had taken refuge at the fort or New Ulm, so we had no anxiety about them.
The last of the little settlements on the river was New Ulm, about one hundred miles this side of Redwood.
Of course, we always called on Baasen on our way up, and also on our way back, when we visited New Ulm.