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Saturday, May 12, 1832.+-

Dixon's Ferry, IL.

Whiteside's army arrives at Dixon's Ferry at 10 A.M. with less than two days' provisions. Here Whiteside finds Maj. Isaiah Stillman with about 260 men. Gen. Whiteside refuses Gov. Reynolds' request to take command of Stillman's men.Whiteside to Atkinson, 12 May 1832, 18 May 1832, Black Hawk War Collection, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Springfield, IL.