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Narrative of the Capture & Providential Escape of Misses Frances & Almira Hall
1834. Narrative of the Capture and Providential Escape of Misses Frances and Almira Hall... with the Interesting Narrative of the Captivity and Sufferings of Philip Brigdon . Third Printing Fair. 1834. Third Printing. Softcover. In 1832, settler William Davis built a dam across Indian Creek to power his mill near present-day Earlville and Sheridan, Illinois, which infuriated the local Potawatami as the fish they relied on could no longer swim upstream. Eventually, tensions resulted in the conflict known as the "Indian Creek Massacre," in which many of the Anglo settlers were killed and two young women were kidnapped. They were later released upon negotation with the Ho-Chunk (Winnebago). This conflict was used in justification of the Black Hawk War. Also with the narrative of [Thumbnails Below] Narrative of the Capture and Providential Escape of Misses Frances and Almira Hall... with the Interesting Narrative of the Captivity and Sufferings of Philip Brigdon Publication: 1834 Edition: Third Printing Binding: Softcover Condition: Fair Description: Fair. 1834. Third Printing. Softcover. In 1832, settler William Davis built a dam across Indian Creek to power his mill near present-day Earlville and Sheridan, Illinois, which infuriated the local Potawatami as the fish they relied on could no longer swim upstream. Eventually, tensions resulted in the conflict known as the "Indian Creek Massacre," in which many of the Anglo settlers were killed and two young women were kidnapped. They were later released upon negotation with the Ho-Chunk (Winnebago). This conflict was used in just … [Click Below for Full Description]
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