Rose, Edwin. (1832) Indian campaign of 1832map of the countryMLA Citation
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Indian campaign of 1832 [cartographic material] : map of the country.
|Main Author:||Rose, Edwin.|
|Topics:||Black Hawk War, 1832 - Campaigns - Maps. | Indians of North America - Wars - 1815-1875 - Maps. | Sauk Indians - Maps. | Manuscript maps.|
|Regions:||Illinois - Maps. | Wisconsin - Maps.|
|Physical Description:||1 ms. map ; 244 x 201 mm.
|Scale:||Scale [ca. 1:1,675,000].
|Notes:||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.
Added title on verso: Map of Indian war of 1832, made by one who was there, Col. Edwin Rose.
Newberry Library. Manuscript map. Ruggles 408.
Rudy Lamont Ruggles Collection (Newberry Library)