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Monday, April 30, 1832.+-

En route to Yellow Banks, IL.

According to Orville H. Browning, volunteers move to new camp four miles north of Rushville, day's march being seven miles.Stevens, Black Hawk War, 117-18.

William Carpenter of Sangamon County reports day's march as three miles and camp as Rushville. Elliott, Services of Illinois Soldiers, xvii.

Gen. Whiteside orders that "there is to be no firing of guns in the lines or encampment without permission." Lincoln's company is made part of Fourth Illinois Regiment of Mounted Volunteers, commanded by Col. Samuel M. Thompson, in brigade of Brig. Gen. Samuel Whiteside. Col. Thompson began his services as first lieutenant in Lincoln's company.David Prickett to editor, Illinois Herald, Springfield, 3 May 1832; Reynolds Order and Letter Book, Black Hawk War Collection, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Springfield, IL.