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History of the Butterfly, Part 69: The Battle

¬†Here is a description of the actual battle of Campbell’s Island.¬† The source is Meese, 1904 (see the references page). Campbell’s Island is just a few miles upstream from Rock Island, the home of Saukenuk. The map is from a … Continue reading

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History of the Butterfly, Part 68: The Second Expedition

Meese’s description of the events was based on Black Hawk’s autobiography and on written accounts of some of the participants in the battle.

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