Wau-Bun, the Early Day in the Northwest

Wau-Bun, the Early Day in the Northwest

1930. Wau Bun is considered a classic of Wisconsin history. It is in part an autobiography, the account of the years 1830 to 1833 spent at Fort Winnebago and the journeys thither and thence. It was not written at the time the events occurred; it is founded on memories, the memories of an unusually intelligent actor and observer. Partial Contents: Departure from Detroit; Michilimackinac; Arrival at Green Bay; Arrangements for Traveling; Beautiful Encampment; Breakfast at Betty More's; Butte des Morts; Major and Mrs. Twiggs; Housekeeping; Indian Payment; Louisa; Lizzie Twiggs; Departure from Fort Winnebago; Rev. Mr. Kent; Rock River; A Pottowattamie Lodge; Fort Dearborn; Massacre at Chicago; Treatment of American Prisoners by the British; Severe Spring Weather; The Captives; Colonel McKillip; Departure for Fort Winnebago; The Agency; The Cut-Nose; Plante; Indian Tales; Story of Shee-shee-banze; Visit to Green Bay; Commencement of the Sauk War; Fleeing from the Enemy; Panic at Green Bay; Conclusion of the War; Delay in the Annual Payment; Agathe; and Famine


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