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TCHA ID Number2-29(9)
Purdue ID NumberGWb2f29i9
TitleConversation with H. Shaw of Battle Ground neighborhood, Augt. 8th, 1869
CreatorWinter, George, 1810-1876
ContributorsShaw, Hiram
Description"Conversation with H. Shaw of Battle Ground neighborhood. Augt. 8th 1869." AMs, 2 p. (written on back of preprinted insurance forms)
Description ContinuedThe rocky ledge on the northwest side of Burnett's Creek, inaccurately called Prophet's Rock, was actually a well-known rattlesnake den. George Winter sketched the battleground from the top of this rock in 1840. In 1830, the bones of the soldiers who died in the battle were collected and interred in a large box surrounded by a panel fence. The trees that marked the spot where Daviess fell have been used by Hiram Shaw for a fence, and other tree stumps remain on the rise where the Prophet stood during the battle. This is near Hiram Shaw's house at the edge of the marshy prairie.
SubjectsTippecanoe Battlefield (Battle Ground, Ind.)
Daviess, Joseph H.
Graves
Tippecanoe, Battle of (Ind. : 1811)
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 Original2 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/c6dn430h