Tuesday 14 May 2024

Stillman's Run

 The first skirmish of the Black Hawk War took place #OnThisDay in 1832. Sauk and Meskwaki forces, who were trying to reclaim land in Illinois, defeated state militia led by Isaiah Stillman. The militia's panicky retreat led to the event being called the Battle of Stillman's Run.

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Remembering Donald Sutherland

 Here he is in Revolution (1985)