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nder Criminals. movement up Rock River against Black Hawk, who declares War. Stillman's defeat. arrangements for the campaign. savage butcheries and skirmishes. he Prophet's and Witticoe's villages, and on the next day received the news of Stillman's defeat at Kishwarkee (or Sycamore) Creek. It appears that Major Stillman, wMajor Stillman, with his battalion of mounted volunteers from the command of General Whitesides, who was in advance, had volunteered for a scouting expedition. This battalion present The truth is, there was no action, or engagement, between the troops of General Stillman and the Indians. From the incapacity of their leader, the total absence o became very insolent. They said contemptuously they wanted more saddle-bags, Stillman's men having thrown away a good many. The Indians then spread their scoutsarge force and for decisive action. Indeed, but for the unfortunate defeat of Stillman, which was precipitated by the rashness and disorganization of his command, it