Bad Axe Massacre

3rd August 1832: The Battle of Bad Axe, in which a multitude of Native Americans were killed as they tried to cross the Mississippi into Iowa, from which they had formerly been ousted by the settlers. The massacre was the culmination of the Black Hawk War in Illinois and Winconsin, against the Sauk and Fox tribes who tried to resist resettlement. Original Artwork: Engraved by Arnz & Co after the painting by H Lewis. (Photo by MPI/Getty Images)
3rd August 1832: The Battle of Bad Axe, in which a multitude of Native Americans were killed as they tried to cross the Mississippi into Iowa, from which they had formerly been ousted by the settlers. The massacre was the culmination of the Black Hawk War in Illinois and Winconsin, against the Sauk and Fox tribes who tried to resist resettlement. Original Artwork: Engraved by Arnz & Co after the painting by H Lewis. (Photo by MPI/Getty Images)
Bad Axe Massacre
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MPI / Stringer
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3089468
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03 August, 1832
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