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Black Hawk War
Black Hawk War
TitleBlack Hawk War
AuthorRose, Edwin
SubjectCampaigns; Indians of North America; Wars - 1815-1875; Sauk Indians; Maps, manuscript; Illinois; Wisconsin
TypeMaps
DescriptionAdded title on verso: Map of Indian war of 1832, made by one who was there, Col. Edwin Rose.; Pen-and-ink.; Forms part of the Rudy Lamont Ruggles Collection.; Covers region in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin roughly bounded by Lake Winnebago, the Kankakee River, Peoria, and Prairie du Chien. Identifies rivers, forts, towns, and distances between points. Details routes taken by U.S. forces during the Black Hawk War of 1832. Shows Gen. Henry Atkinson's June 28-July 9 route from Dixon's Ferry northeast along the Rock River and Lt. Col. Abraham Eustis's August 1-September 1 route from Chicago to Rock Island. Also identifies marshes of the upper Rock River where Sauk Indians led by Black Hawk were based and their retreat northwest from the Wisconsin River.; PC 17717; drawer Ruggles 408
Extent244 x 201 mm.; 1 ms. map
Date1832
Repository/Holding LibraryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Map and Geography Library
Collection PublisherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Library
Call Numberdrawer Ruggles 408
Rightshttp://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/maps/terms.html
CollectionHistorical Maps Online
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