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Historical Marker:

Campbell's Island


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Location:
The marker is located north of East Moline in the triangle formed by IL 80 and the road leading to Campbell's Island.
Coordinates:
No coordinates identified
Dedication Date:
01/01/1955
Dedication By:
The Illinois State Historical Society

Marker Description:
At Campbell's island, approximately one mile northwest of this point, Indians led by Black Hawk attacked a force of US Regulars and Rangers under Lieutenant John Campbell on July 19, 1814. The Americans were defeated with a loss of sixteen killed.

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