The First Battle of the Black Hawk Indian War
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cratergrease
N 42° 06.408 W 089° 10.569
16T E 320073 N 4663925
This monument was ercted at the sight of the graves of the fallen soldier at the first battle site of the Blackhawk Indian war
Waymark Code: WM9DZM
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 08/08/2010
Published By:Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat
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On May 14, 1832 Three Sauk Messengers carrying a white flag were shot by Illinois militia men. Black Hawks warriors retaliated and although outnumberd 12 to 1. won the battle known as Stillmans run. this marked the beginning of the Black Hawk war.
Name of Battle:
The Battle of Stillmans Run

Name of War: Black Hawk War

Entrance Fee: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Date(s) of Battle (Beginning): 05/14/1832

Parking: Not Listed

Date of Battle (End): Not listed

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