1832 – Sauk Pursued North of the Wisconsin River

On this date American troops resumed their pursuit of in the following the battle of Wisconsin Heights. After constructing rafts, the troops led by General Atkinson, now numbering roughly 1,300 men, a third the number of soldiers which began the campaign, crossed the Wisconsin, near Spring Green, and began again the search for the Sauk. The date of the crossing is somewhat contentious, some placing it as early as July 26th and as late as July 28th. [Source: by William F. Stark, p. 130-131]