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Common Name  Rock Island (Campbell's Island)
Historic Name  Rock Island (Campbell's Island)
Secondary Names  Rapids of the Mississippi
County  Rock Island
State  IL
War  War of 1812
Engagement  Land Action
Engagement Type  Action
Dates  07/21/1814 - 07/21/1814   
Current Rank  C
Notes on event  Gunboats bringing supplies to Fort Shelby were driven ashore by a strong wind, anchoring on a small island on the Illinois side of the Missippi River. They were attacked by Rock River Sauk and Fox led by Black Hawk who killed several Missouri Rangers and US Regulars. One gunboat was burned, the others escaped by drifting downriver..
Survey Code  IL401
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