Crawford County, Wisconsin History


Taken from History of Crawford and Richland Counties, Wisconsin - Union Publishing Company - Springfield, IL - 1884

A special thanks to my kinsman, Donald Stowell, Yuba, Wisconsin, for the loan of the book thereby enabling this transcription.


History of Wisconsin

Chapter 1 - Pre-Historic and Settlement. - Pages 1 - 34
Chapter 2 - Wisconsin as a Territory. - Pages 34 - 41.
Chapter 3 - Wisconsin as a State. - Pages 42 - 68.
The Richland County part of the book - Richland County History.
Chapter 1 - Area, Position and Physical Features - page 69 - 76
Chapter 2 - Topography and Geology - page 77 - 87
Chapter 3 - Ancient Inhabitants - page 88 - 128
Chapter 4 - Early Explorations - page 129 - 146
Chapter 5 - The War of 1812-15 - page 147 - 198
Chapter 6 - The Winnebago War - page 199 - 225
Chapter 7 - The Black Hawk War - page 226 - 256
Chapter 8 - United States Land Surveys - page 257 - 263
Chapter 9 - Private Land Claims - page 264 - 279
Chapter 10 - First Settlement of the County - page 280 - 306
Chapter 11 - Pioneer Life - page 307 - 311
Chapter 12 - First Things - page 312 - 316
Chapter 13 - Formation and Organization of the County and Locating the County Seat - page 317 - 328
Chapter 14 - Military Occupation - page 329 - 354
Chapter 15 - Territorial, State and Congressional Representation - page 355 - 358
Chapter 16 - The Courts, Past and Present - page 359 - 390
Chapter 17 - The Bar, Past and Present - page 391 - 402
Chapter 18 - Railroads - page 403 - 407
Chapter 19 - Agriculture and the Agricultural Society - page 408 - 422
Chapter 20 - The Medical Profession - page 423 - 429
Chapter 21 - Pioneer Reminiscences - page 430 - 469
Chapter 22 - The Schools of Crawford County - page 470 - 474
Chapter 23 - Various Things - page 475 - 494
Chapter 24 - The War for the Union - page 495 - 533
Chapter 25 - The Newspaper Press - page 534 - 543
Chapter 26 - Early County Government - page 544 - 558
Chapter 27 - Town of Bridgeport - page 559 - 572
Chapter 28 - Town of Clayton - page 573 - 587
Chapter 29 - Town of Eastman - page 588 - 593
Chapter 30 - Town of Freeman - page 594 - 610
Chapter 31 - Town of Haney - page 611 - 619
Chapter 32 - Town of Marietta - page 620 - 634
Chapter 33 - Prairie Du Chien - Town and City - page 635 - 692
Chapter 34 - Town of Scott - page 693 - 711
Chapter 35 - Town of Seneca - page 712 - 728
Chapter 36 - Town of Utica - page 729 - 749
Chapter 37 - Town of Wauzeka - page 750 - 760
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