Site of Red Bird's Village

Site of Red Bird's Village (HMG4B)

Location: De Soto, WI 54624 Vernon County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 30.794', W 91° 12.858'

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June 28, 1827

First Battle of the Bad Ax was fought opposite, between 37 Winnebagos, on Minnesota and Wisconsin islands, and crew of keel boat O.H. Perry grounded on sandbar. Fatalities: 4 whites, 7 Indians. The same day Red Bird killed Lip Cap and Gagnier at Prairie du Chein. He died in prison there.

No. 7 C.V.P. 1930
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HM NumberHMG4B
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Marker Number7 CVP
Year Placed1930
Placed ByViroqua, Wisconsin historian Dr. C.V. Porter
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 12:48am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 644333 N 4819359
Decimal Degrees43.51323333, -91.21430000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 30.794', W 91° 12.858'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 30' 47.64" N, 91° 12' 51.48" W
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Area Code(s)608
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 142-256 Great River Rd, De Soto WI 54624, US
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