• Creator
  • Rose, Edwin
  • Created Date
  • 1832-1832
  • Description
  • Added 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. ... more
    Added 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. 244 x 201 mm.; 1 ms. map. less