Lincoln and the Black Hawk War
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N 41° 26.573 W 090° 34.114
15T E 703120 N 4590776
Lincoln in the Black Hawk War
Waymark Code: WM9CKW
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 08/01/2010
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Corp Of Discovery
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On May 8, 1832, while encamped approximately one mile west of this point, Abraham Lincoln was mustered into the military service of the United States. A few days earlier he had been elected Captain of a militia company from Sangamon County.
County: Rock Island

Historical Society: The Illinois State Historical Society

Dedication Date: 01/01/1955

Location: West side of US 67 at Tarvia Rd. south of Milan.

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