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Chief Souligny



Chief Souligny
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Title: Chief Souligny
Description: Painted portrait of Souligny, a chief of the Menominees. He is depicted wearing a James Madison Peace Medal.

Image ID: 1868
Creator
Name:
Brookes, Samuel Marsden
Collection
Name:
Genre: Painting
Additional
Information:
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.
Subjects: Clothing
Menominee Indians
Portraits
Medals
Men
 

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