Winnebago Indian Agency (Wisconsin)

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== Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency  ==
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=== Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency  ===
  
[[Winnebago_Indians|Winnebago]], [[Sioux_Indians|Sioux]], [[Chippewa_Indians|Chippewa]], [[Omaha_Indians|Omaha]], [[Ponca_Tribe|Ponca]]  
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[[Winnebago Indians|Winnebago]], [[Sioux Indians|Sioux]], [[Chippewa Indians|Chippewa]], [[Omaha Indians|Omaha]], [[Ponca Tribe|Ponca]]  
  
== History  ==
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=== History  ===
  
The Agency for the Winnebago Indians was originally called the [[Prairie_du_Chien_Indian_Agency_(Wisconsin)|Prairie du Chien Agency]].  
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The Agency for the Winnebago Indians was originally called the [[Prairie du Chien Indian Agency (Wisconsin)|Prairie du Chien Agency]].  
  
A special agent was appointed in 1864 for the Winnebago and Potawatomi Indians who had gone to Wisconsin to avoid moving to the [[Crow_Creek_Indian_Reservation_(South_Dakota)|Crow Creek Reservation]] in Dakota Territory. This special agency was located at Plover in Portage County until 1869 and then moved to Necedah and then to New Lisbon, in Juneau County. It was abolished in 1870. Most of the Winnebago Indians settled at the [[Winnebago_Indian_Reservation_(Nebraska)|Winnebago Reservation]] in eastern Nebraska, where the [[Winnebago Indian Agency (Nebraska)|Winnebago Agency]] had moved in 1865.<ref>Hill, Edward E. ''The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches''. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974, pp. 205-208.</ref>  
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A special agent was appointed in 1864 for the Winnebago and Potawatomi Indians who had gone to Wisconsin to avoid moving to the [[Crow Creek Indian Reservation (South Dakota)|Crow Creek Reservation]] in Dakota Territory. This special agency was located at Plover in Portage County until 1869 and then moved to Necedah and then to New Lisbon, in Juneau County. It was abolished in 1870. Most of the Winnebago Indians settled at the [[Winnebago Indian Reservation (Nebraska)|Winnebago Reservation]] in eastern Nebraska, where the [[Winnebago Indian Agency (Nebraska)|Winnebago Agency]] had moved in 1865.<ref>Hill, Edward E. ''The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches''. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974, pp.  
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205-208.</ref>  
  
== Records  ==
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====Agents and Appointment Dates====
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=== Records  ===
  
 
Letters received by the Office of Indian Affairs from the several Winnebago Agencies, 1826-1875, have been microfilmed by the [http://www.archives.gov/ National Archives] as part of their Microcopy Number M234, Rolls 931-947.<ref>''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy M2343, p. 8.</ref> Copies are available at the National Archives and at the Family History Library and its family history centers on their {{FHL|403528|title-id|disp=microfilm roll numbers 1661661 thru 1661677}}.  
 
Letters received by the Office of Indian Affairs from the several Winnebago Agencies, 1826-1875, have been microfilmed by the [http://www.archives.gov/ National Archives] as part of their Microcopy Number M234, Rolls 931-947.<ref>''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy M2343, p. 8.</ref> Copies are available at the National Archives and at the Family History Library and its family history centers on their {{FHL|403528|title-id|disp=microfilm roll numbers 1661661 thru 1661677}}.  
  
== References  ==
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=== References  ===
  
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*''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.<br>
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*''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.<br>  
*Hill, Edward E. (comp.). ''Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians''. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981.<br>
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*Hill, Edward E. (comp.). ''Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians''. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981.<br>  
*Hill, Edward E. ''The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches''. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974.<br>
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*Hill, Edward E. ''The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches''. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974.<br>  
 
*''Historical Sketches for Jurisdictional and Subject Headings Used for the Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880''. National Archives Microcopy T1105.  
 
*''Historical Sketches for Jurisdictional and Subject Headings Used for the Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880''. National Archives Microcopy T1105.  
 
*''Preliminary Inventory No. 163: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs''. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Services. [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~texlance/records/bia(dc)intro.htm Available online]
 
*''Preliminary Inventory No. 163: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs''. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Services. [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~texlance/records/bia(dc)intro.htm Available online]
  
 
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Contents

Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency

Winnebago, Sioux, Chippewa, Omaha, Ponca

History

The Agency for the Winnebago Indians was originally called the Prairie du Chien Agency.

A special agent was appointed in 1864 for the Winnebago and Potawatomi Indians who had gone to Wisconsin to avoid moving to the Crow Creek Reservation in Dakota Territory. This special agency was located at Plover in Portage County until 1869 and then moved to Necedah and then to New Lisbon, in Juneau County. It was abolished in 1870. Most of the Winnebago Indians settled at the Winnebago Reservation in eastern Nebraska, where the Winnebago Agency had moved in 1865.[1]

Agents and Appointment Dates

Records

Letters received by the Office of Indian Affairs from the several Winnebago Agencies, 1826-1875, have been microfilmed by the National Archives as part of their Microcopy Number M234, Rolls 931-947.[2] Copies are available at the National Archives and at the Family History Library and its family history centers on their microfilm roll numbers 1661661 thru 1661677.

References

  1. Hill, Edward E. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974, pp. 205-208.
  2. American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy M2343, p. 8.
  • American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.
  • Hill, Edward E. (comp.). Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981.
  • Hill, Edward E. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974.
  • Historical Sketches for Jurisdictional and Subject Headings Used for the Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880. National Archives Microcopy T1105.
  • Preliminary Inventory No. 163: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Services. Available online