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Painted portrait of Souligny, a chief of the Menominees. He is depicted wearing a James Madison Peace Medal.
Image ID: 1868
Creation Date: date unknown
Creator Name: Brookes, Samuel Marsden
Original Format Type: paintings
Original Format Number: 1942.482
Original Dimensions: unknown
He took his name from his French great grandfather through whom he was also related to the founding French-Canadian family of Green Bay, Wisconsin. During the War of 1812, Souligny fought with Tecumseh against the Americans. Twenty years later, during the Black Hawk War, he sided with the Americans.
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