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Wednesday, June 13, 1832.+-

Dixon's Ferry, IL.

Capt. Iles brings his company into Dixon's Ferry. At Buffalo Grove, 12 miles from ferry, they pass camp of 170 Sioux, Menominee, and Winnebago Indians, under command of Col. William S. Hamilton. Capt. Iles reports signs of small parties of hostile Indians who have committed minor depredations, but who seem more anxious to get horses than scalps.Elijah Iles, Sketches of Early Life and Times in Kentucky, Missouri, and Illinois (Springfield, IL: Springfield Printing Co., 1883), 49-50; Taylor to Atkinson, Black Hawk War Collection, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Springfield, IL.