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Uncommon Defense

Indian Allies in the Black Hawk War

  • Map: American occupation of the pays d’en haut, 1796–1831
  • Map: Distribution of Indian villages on the eve of war and selected battles
  • Introduction
  • 1. Roots of Conflict
  • 2. A New Onontio
  • 3. A Mounting Storm
  • 4. Crisis on the Upper Mississippi
  • 5. Everything to Lose
  • 6. Warpath
  • 7. Final Blows
  • 8. Losing the Peace
  • 9. An Indian War
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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