Black Hawk, chief of the Sauk Indians, crosses the Mississippi
River to plant corn on the tribe's old fields in Illinois, after
his community has failed to support itself in the new land they
were given in Iowa. Capt. The Sauk surrendered in August, after
many older men, women, and children were massacred in Wisconsin
while carrying white flags.
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Editors. "The Black Hawk War begins". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=10877, accessed 23 June 2017.]
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