Along the BLACK HAWK Trail - 1832 War History, Stark, Sauk Fox Indians Wisconsin


William F. Stark

1984 Zimmermann Press, Sheboygan, WI

hardcover in jacket, assumed first 213 pages, 7" x 10" profusely illustrated with photographs, historic maps, & illustrations in b&w and color, 2 fold-out maps book in excellent clean crisp tight unmarked condition with very little wear, small edge creases to the 2 fold-out maps else contents mint. Some moderate overall edge/shelf wear & a few small tears to jacket, but still clean & quite serviceable. NF/G+

Jacket: "A tragic, bloody confrontation, the war was fought in 1832 in present-day northwest Illinois and southwestern Wisconsin. Now, 150 years later, this area is visibly rich with the history of the Black Hawk War. This book offers a guided tour of that history. It tells the story of the Indian warrior, Black Hawk, and his troubled people. It describes the incidents which led to the fighting. It lays out a tour of the battlefields in the hope that those who love Wisconsin's and Illinois' past will visit the sites, where one can almost hear the thunder of musketry and the snorting of horses as the United States Army crushed the Indian leader and his band."

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