Fort Jackson (Wisconsin)

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Fort Jackson was a frontier fort located in Mineral Point, Wisconsin and constructed during the 1832 Black Hawk War.

History[edit]

Fort Jackson was constructed in Mineral Point, Wisconsin during the 1832 Black Hawk War. The wooden stockade was constructed using logs from some of the early log cabins located in Mineral Point.[1] Fort Jackson's commanding officer was Captain John F. O'Neal.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beall, Barbara Apelian. Mineral Point, Wisconsin, (Google Books), Arcadia Publishing, 2000, p. 37, (ISBN 0738507733).
  2. ^ Stevens, Frank Everett. The Black Hawk War: Including a Review of Black Hawk's Life, (Google Books), Frank E. Stevens, 1903, p. 143.