Primary Source Spotlight: The Sauk & the Black Hawk War

Black Hawk War

Sauk image set

Sauk Indians historical newspaper coverage

Sac Indians historical newspaper coverage

Black Hawk 1832 historical newspaper coverage

1832 historical newspaper mention of the Black Hawk War

More Black Hawk War historical newspaper coverage

Sac & Fox primary source set

Battle of Bad Axe print 1857

Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak, or Black Hawk, and scenes in the West: a national poem in six cantos 1849

Life and Adventures of Black Hawk 1854

Scenes and adventures in the army: or, Romance of military life 1859

The good old times in McLean County, Illinois: containing two hundred and sixty-one sketches of old settlers, a complete historical sketch of the Black Hawk war and descriptions of all matters of interest relating to McLean County 1874

Early times at Fort Winnebago, and Black Hawk War reminiscences 1879

Record of the services of Illinois soldiers in the Black Hawk war, 1831-32, and in the Mexican war, 1846-48 1882

The Story of the Black Hawk War 1892

Papers of Indian agent Boyd, 1832

Abraham Lincoln in the Black Hawk War 1898

The Black Hawk war, including a review of Black Hawk’s life 1903

Primary Source Spotlight: Native Americans