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  • Maj. General Edwin V. Sumner (USA) ("Bull" or "Bull Head") (1797 - 1863)
    Edwin Vose Sumner (January 30, 1797 – March 21, 1863) was a career United States Army officer who became a Union Army general and the oldest field commander of any Army Corps on either side during th...
  • James Madison Boyd (Lt.) (1816 - 1897)
    James Madison Boyd was born in Washington, D,C., the fourth son of Col. George and Harriet Johnson Boyd. The family moved to remote Mackinaw Island when James was 4 in 1818. He enlisted in the Black ...
  • 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...

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