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The Black Hawk War of 1832 – Free Online Books and Articles

Black Hawk War – Wikipedia Article Wisconsin History: War & Military page “Causes of the Black Hawk War; Barbarous Treatment of Indian Women and Children” (1888) “Army Life in Wisconsin Territory” (1898)This collection of 4 papers includes one entitled “Abraham Lincoln in the Black Hawk War” Fitch, Matthew G. (Lieut.), “The Battle of Peckatonica” …

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Vacationing Up-North in the late 19th Century

Below are some illustrated travel booklets; mostly published 1879 – 1884. They advertise the pleasures of vacationing in Northern Michigan, and also in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and other locations. The railroad companies began producing these guides soon after railway lines were completed to northern towns, marking the beginning of the tourist industry for most northern …

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