Linton, G. A. Letters, 1881 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
Scope and Contents: Writing on Dec. 29, 1881, to John H. Burnham, G. A. Linton of Ellsworth, Ill., describes the location of a fort and battle site in McLean County. Reference is made to the uncovering in 1858 of graves and a gun barrel and the later investigation of Indian Mounds. The site Linton refers to is now known as the Warren Bane site or the Grand Village of the Kickapoo.