een Bay when first discovered by the French.
In 1701 they seated themselves on the southern shores of Lake Michigan.
The Sacs and Foxes are really one tribe.
They were found by the French, in 1680, at the southern extremity of Green Bay.
The Menomonees are among the few Indian tribes who occupy the same domain as when they were discovered by Europeans in 1699.
That domain is upon the shores of Green Bay, and there the tribe remains.
The Miamis and Piankeshaws inhabited that portion of Ohio lying between the Miami or Maumee, on Lake Erie, and the watershed between the Wabash and Kaskia rivers.
The English and the Five Nations called them the Twightwees.
The Kickapoos were on the Wisconsin River when discovered by the French.
The Illinois formed a numerous tribe, 12,000 strong, when discovered by the French.
They were seated on the Illinois River, and composed a confederation of five families — namely, Kaskaskias, Cahokias, Tamaronas, Michigamies, and Peorias.
The Shawnees o
mander, Brig.-Gen. James F. Wade.
Department of the East.--New England States, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana, and District of Porto Rico, embracing Porto Rico and adjacent islands; headquarters, Governor's Island, N. Y. Commander, Maj.-Gen. John R. Brooke.
Department of the Lakes.--States of Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee; headquarters, Chicago, Ill. Commander, Maj.-Gen. Elwell S. Otis.
Department of the Missouri.--States of Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas, and Arkansas, the Indian Territory, and the Territory of Oklahoma; headquarters, Omaha, Neb. Commander, Brig.-Gen. Fitzhugh Lee.
Department of Texas.--State of Texas; headquarters, San Antonio.
Tex. Commander, Col. Chambers McKibbin, 12th Infantry.
An act of Congress of June 6, 1900, re-organized the regular army and re-e