“Attack on New Ulm” Painting
(1904), by Anton Gag
© November 10, 2015, John LaBatte
Updated November 24, 2015
This essay is prompted by recent comments made about artwork in the State Capitol Building. I will first discuss the Art Subcommittee. Then, I will focus on the painting “Attack on New Ulm” by Anton Gag. Finally, I will provide 29 first-person accounts of how Dakota warriors were dressed in battle and going to battle.