- http://content.wisconsinhistory.org/cdm/compoundobject/collection/wmh/id/926/show/851/rec/1http://scans.library.utoronto.ca/pdf/3/34/wisconsinmagazin02wiscuoft/wisconsinmagazin02wiscuoft_bw.pdfMonday Sept. 19th.
Full Text "The whole army order'd under arms at revellie beating every morning & to continue under arms untill the fog clears so that an enemy may be discover'd at ye distance of 200 yards this order kept us on ye parade two hours to day & in all probability will every day as ye fogs are constant & heavy every morning untill 7 or 8 o clock — at ii o clock a man came in belonging to mr cobb's party who had been detachch'd from fort washington with 20 men to flank & cover provision boats down ye river with information that during their march they had been frequently fir'd on by ye indians but happily without injury they returned ye fire but with no other success than driving ye indians rescuing a horse which had been stolen from judge symmes and taking a tomahawk which they left in their hurry gen1 s clair arriv'd from fort-washington ab 4 p m c-sign peters burgh monday septr 19th cap faulkner with 20 rifle men were sent out after 10 indians who were discover'd a small distance from camp upon our right flank — several very large rattle-snakes have been kill'd by our men in our own camp since we came here — mr cobb came into camp ab 12 at noon with his detachment the boats & provisions were left at Dunlap's Station 6 miles from this — commene'd raining ab1 6 p m during ye night we had ye sharpest lightning & heaviest thunder & rain which i have as yet seen but having a tolerable tent of ye sort & ye coarse long grass in this country when cut & dried answering ye purpose of straw i was pretty tolerably com fortable counter-sign miami tuesday septr 20th warn'd for court-martial but as some of ye prisoners were of my own company & i felt that i had prejudged i made application to gen1 sl clair who order'd another officer in my place — at night went on picket with i serj1 1 corp1 & 15 privates cannot ace for the mode in which duty is generally done in this camp but concieve it absolutely unmilitary but as older officers than myself have done ye same tour in ye same i think ridiculous mode i acquiesce but hope ye still will be alter'd when we move towards ye."
Page 66"Thursday Sept. 29th.
Full Text "Thick fogg heard that the two lads mention'd above had got lost in ye woods & had straggled to Dunlap's Station down ye river where they are now confin'd by ye commands officer in suspicion of desertion — fryday septr 30th went on fatigue with 250 men &. three subalterns to the garrison completed ye picketing cut slabs to line it & logs for ye foundation of ye banquetting round it recd orders respecting ye line of march & battle & those appointing a board of officers to settle ye rank of ye army — saturday october 1st clear morns commenc'd raining with very heavy showers ab1 8 0 clock am by ye order of major heart gave in the dates of my commissions to ye board of officers confess i have no great expectations upon any of them except ye rank of 86 & shall acquiesce in that general principle which shall pervade ye line of ye army — cap phelon retum'd with his command from fort washington abl 10 oclock a m — ab1 3 hours after his return ye indians kill'd a soldier of ye 1st u s reg1 took another & six horses only 2 miles from camp a party of rifle-men are order'd out to pursue them — information has also arriv'd in camp of major davison of ye militia having been kill'd this day by ye indians at ye point of ye great-miami a few miles from camp rain'd all day & night sunday october 2d 1791 clear morn till 11 oclock am when it thicken'd up these as usual were ye never failing indications of foul weather ab 4 p m it commenc'd raining & continued all night & a cold uncomfortable one it was at roll call recd orders to hold ourselves in readiness at ye shortest notice we at ye same time had ye order of encampment march & battle communicated to us — as far as i am capable of judg ing think them excellent & am much pleased with them monday octr 3d cloudy & chilly violent cold in my head & limbs how ever hope we shall not march to day & that i shall feel more..."
Title The Wisconsin magazine of history: Volume 2, number 1, September 1918 Article Title The Wisconsin magazine of history: Volume 2, number 1, September 1918 Language English Publisher State Historical Society of Wisconsin Series Wisconsin Magazine of History ; v. 2, no. 1 Format-Digital xml Publisher-Electronic Wisconsin Historical Society Rights © Copyright 2006 by the Wisconsin Historical Society (Madison, Wisconsin) Publication Date-Electronic 2006 ISSN 1943-7366 Identifier-Digital vol02no010000 Description This issue contains several stories on Civil War-related topics, including Old Abe, the recollections of Mrs. Ezra Lathrop Smith, and the patriotic record of Manitowoc’s German immigrants. One other notable article is an overview of the Bennett Law and its effects on the state’s German population. Volume 002 Issue 1 Year 1918-1919
Title 62 Page Number 62 Article Title Documents: Captain Newman's original journal of St. Clair's campaign Author Newman, Samuel, d. 1791 Page type Article Format-Digital jpeg Publisher-Electronic Wisconsin Historical Society Rights © Copyright 2006 by the Wisconsin Historical Society (Madison, Wisconsin) Publication Date-Electronic 2006 ISSN 1943-7366 Identifier-Digital vol02no010066 Volume 002 Issue 1 Year 1918-1919