What did Walker Want

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 11
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1979
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title What did Walker Want
Description WHAT DID WALKER HAMT? Ephraim, Utah Senior Citizen Division Honorable Mention Anecdote Chief Walker and his horse-mounted warriors (probably his brothers) visited President Brigham Young, the great White Chief, at the settlement of Salt Lake. Walker told Brigham of the beautiful Sanpete Valley some 100 miles to the south- He told of its livestock potential and of a dream he had had about ten years earlier, of living peacefully with there and teach his people how to grow food and live in houses. In fact, Walker and his braves stole many cattle from armed, guarded On August 18, 1853, Chief Walker declared war against the Mormons. The causes of the war were known only to the Chief. The Nephi; and in early August the main disturbance was in Iron County. Here Chief Walker found the settlers moving their personal belongings and even a few houses into Paruwan and Cedar City. d- fools for abandoning houses and towns for I do not intend to molest them there, as it Is my intentions to confine my depredations to their cattle." He advised the settlers to return and mind their cropa, for if they neRlected them, they would starve, and be obliged to leave the country. This was not what he (Walker) desired, "for Source: History of Southern Utah and Its Parks-Hood bury, p.137. Claws of the Hawk-Pearl Baily, p. 132-Ephrain-100 Years, p. 154. -17-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 11
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 323087
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