A Black Hawk War Guide

by Ben Strand (Author)
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The Black Hawk War was the final conflict east of the Mississippi River between American Indian communities and the United States regular troops and militia. Exploring the museums, wayside markers and parks relating to that struggle is not just a journey of historic significance through beautiful natural scenery. It is also an amazing convergence of legendary personalities, from Abraham Lincoln to Jefferson Davis. Follow the fallout of the war from the Quad Cities on the Illinois/Iowa border, through the "Trembling Lands" along the Kettle Morraine and into the Driftless Area of southern Wisconsin. Pairing local insight with big-picture perspective, Ben Strand charts an overlooked quadrant of America's frontier heritage.

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Contributor
Kealan Hamilton-Youngbird (Introduction author)
Publication date
February 08, 2021
Publisher
Collection
Page count
208
ISBN
9781439671993
Paper ISBN
9781467146098
File size
4 MB