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Near Victory in Vernon County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Site of Red Bird's Village

June 28, 1827

 
 
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By Keith L, October 7, 2009
1. Site of Red Bird's Village Marker
Inscription.  First Battle of the Bad Ax was fought opposite, between 37 Winnebagos, on Minnesota and Wisconsin islands, and crew of keel boat O.H. Perry grounded on sandbar. Fatalities: 4 whites, 7 Indians. The same day Red Bird killed Lip Cap and Gagnier at Prairie du Chein. He died in prison there.

No. 7 C.V.P. 1930
 
Erected 1930 by Viroqua, Wisconsin historian Dr. C.V. Porter. (Marker Number 7 CVP.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWars, US Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1930.
 
Location. 43° 30.794′ N, 91° 12.858′ W. Marker is near Victory, Wisconsin, in Vernon County. Marker is on The Great River Road (State Highway 35) 2.1 miles north of County Highway UU, on the left when traveling north. Marker is at a highway pull-off 0.2 miles south of Hecks Point Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: De Soto WI 54624, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Black Hawks Outpost (approx. 3.7 miles away); La Crosse Boiling Water Reactor (approx. 3.8 miles
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away); Dams on the Mississippi (approx. 3.8 miles away); Battle of Bad Axe (approx. 3.9 miles away); Black Hawk War (approx. 3.9 miles away); Head of Battle Isle (approx. 4.1 miles away); Chief Win-no-shik, the Elder (approx. 6 miles away); Winneshiek’s Landing (approx. 6 miles away).
 
Additional keywords. Solomon Lipcap; Registre Gagnier
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,328 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 9, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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