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  • Gen. Winfield Scott (USA) ("Old Fuss and Feathers") (1786 - 1866)
    Winfield Scott (June 13, 1786 – May 29, 1866) was a United States Army general, and unsuccessful presidential candidate of the Whig Party in 1852. Known as "Old Fuss and Feathers" and the "Grand Ol...
  • Harris Tyner (1794 - 1881)
    Birth: Dec. 27, 1794 Little River Horry County South Carolina, USA Death: Jan. 22, 1881 Marion County Indiana, USA Harris Tyner b. 27 December 1794, Little River, Abbeville District, South Carolina...
  • Maj. Carlton Holmes Perry (1802 - 1880)
    From book "Capri, Island of Pleasure" by James Money. Colonel Perry had commanded one of the forts in the northwest territories of the United States in the days when Indians still occasionally went...
  • John Messinger (1771 - 1846)
    John Messinger (January 4, 1771 – September 16, 1846) was an American pioneer, politician, teacher, and surveyor who was the first Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives. Born in Massachuse...
  • John Todd Stuart, US Congress (1807 - 1885)
    John Todd Stuart (November 10, 1807 – November 23, 1885) was a lawyer and a U.S. Representative from Illinois. Born near Lexington, Kentucky, Stuart graduated from Centre College, Danville, Kentuck...

There were two Wars called the Black Hawk War

1. A war fought in 1832 in the Midwestern United States between Sauk and Fox Indians on one side and the United States Army and Illinois militia on the other. See;


2. A conflict, 1865-1872, between Mormon settlers and Native American tribes in Utah. See