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TCHA ID Number2-29(8)
Purdue ID NumberGWb2f29i8
TitleMem. relating to visit to Tippecanoe B.G. and to Prophet's Town after an absence of 29 years
Other TitleTippecanoe Battle Ground & Prophet's Town
CreatorWinter, George, 1810-1876
Description"Mem. relating to visit to Tippecanoe B.G. and To Prophet's Town-after an absence of 29 years" (title from verso) AMs, 1 p. (written on back of preprinted insurance form) A visit to the Battle Ground on July 24, 1869 reveals many changes since his first visit in 1840. Timber has been cleared, solid roads built to Prophet's Town and across the swampy prairie; the trees where Daviess fell (sketched by George Winter) were cut down for the railroad line; Hiram Shaw's house has been built. In 1840, a fence with two gateways surrounded the battle-ground; it is now gone, although the state is obligated, under the terms of John Tipton's donation of the site, to build a permanent fence. Notes along margin (possibly from published volume?) regarding numbers of forces and casualties in the Battle.
SubjectsTippecanoe Battlefield (Battle Ground, Ind.)
Prophetstown (Ind.)
Daviess, Joseph H.
Fences
RepositoryTippecanoe County Historical Association
RightsImages in the George Winter Collection should not be used without written permission from the Tippecanoe County Historical Association. To obtain reproduction rights and prices, contact the Tippecanoe County Historical Association, http://www.tcha.mus.in.us
Date of Original1869
Extent of Original1 p. ; 34 cm.
Languageeng
CollectionGeorge Winter Collection
Date Digitized8/07/2006
Typetext
FormatJP2
Capture DeviceEpson Expression 10000XL Photo Scanner
Capture DetailsSilverfast 6.4.1 r8c by Lazersoft
Resolution300 ppi
Color Depth24 bit
Color ManagementMonaco EZcolor using an IT8 target
URI ark:/34231/c6ht2m7r