University Place

The Battle for Prairie du Chien

Special | 34m 25s

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Mary Elise Antoine, Author of “The War of 1812 in Wisconsin,” discusses the importance of the location of Prairie du Chien, settled at the confluence of the Mississippi and the Wisconsin Rivers, and the city’s role in the early 1800s fight for control of the Northern Mississippi River.

Aired: 08/23/16 | Rating: TV-G

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