Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fort Totten” in chapter 40 of Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army .:
...shed about eighty miles south of Fort Buford, near a settlement of friendly Mandan and Arickaree Indians, to protect them from the hostile Sioux.
From there I was to make my way overland, first to Fort Totten near Devil's lake in Dakota, and thence by way of Fort Abercrombie to Saint Cloud, Minnesota, the terminus of the railroad.
Luckily I met with no delay in getting a boat at Benton, and though th...
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