Troop Encampment

Troop Encampment (HMCAO)

Location: Richland Center, WI 53581 Richland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 26.714', W 90° 21.792'

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According to local tradition, on the night of July 29, 1832, during the Black Hawk War, General Atkinson's troops camped at this location. The next day, the troops proceeded up the West Branch of the Pine River, only to abandon their supply wagon in the rough terrain.
Series This marker is part of the Black Hawk War series, and the Wisconsin: Wisconsin Historical Society series.
Marker Number401
Year Placed1998
Placed ByThe Wisconsin Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 2:52am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 713367 N 4813636
Decimal Degrees43.44523333, -90.36320000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 26.714', W 90° 21.792'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 26' 42.84" N, 90° 21' 47.52" W
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Area Code(s)608
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 25344 Co Hwy D, Richland Center WI 53581, US
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