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View of the Bad Axe battleground (1856)

Bad Axe Battleground

Samuel Brookes and Thomas Stevenson painted this view of the Bad Axe River, site of the concluding battle of the 1832 Black Hawk War, based on drawings they made from nature. The painting was completed in 1856.

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Related Topics: Territory to Statehood
The Black Hawk War
Creator: Brookes, Samuel M.; Stevenson, Thomas H.
Pub Data: Original oil painting in the Wisconsin Historical Museum
Citation: Brookes, Samuel M., and Stevenson, Thomas H. "Bad Axe Battleground." Original oil painting in the Wisconsin Historical Museum. Online facsimile at:; Visited on: 4/24/2014
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