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Manti City Cemetery Epigraphs

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneer
Publisher Snow College
Date 1990
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6k64g79
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323884
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k64g79

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Title Manti City Cemetery Epigraphs
Description horse and pulled hin to the ground. The bystanders interfered and Lowry and the Indian separated. Grandpa reter Hunk told ne that Black Hawk was attending the L.D.S, Church in Ilanti that day. An Indian cane into the Church, whispered sonething to the Chief and both Indians stalked out of the meeting. The ne:rb norninj, April 10, 1365, ny sxandfather, his neighbor, Peter Ludvigson, and other settlers rode south to gather their cattle and brine them into Ilanti. About nine niles south of the ilanti settlement, Ludvigson was killed by the Indians. Grandpa had loaned hin his pistol. He was the only an?.ed rider in the ^roup. With no way of fighting the Indians, the unite nen scattered-each nan for hinself-and Grandpa arrived hoac by way of Pettyville. A posse was organized the ne::t day, April 11, 1865* to bring back Pete Ludvigsor.'s body. They found it naked, except for his socks, lying face dovmvrard in a prickly pear cactus. A ctrip of flesh had been cut froa his "back and the story goes that thin uas roasted and each Indian partook of it- a sure si^n of war, Lowry contended that he thought the Indians started hostilities sooner than they would have done, had he not pulled the Indian from his horse. Ke vras confident that nany lives had been saved because this incident put the people on their £uard. ^uotins Lowry, These are the facts as to the starting of the Black Hawk Indian depredations. . . I have patiently borne the sti^ra. placed upon aet for I Izneu the facts, and to those who still persist in looking upon ne as guilty of precipitating the Black Ilawk War, I will say this, that I appeal from this decision to a higher court-Our Creator, 'vho uill -ultimately jud^e all ir.cn." Signed; John Lowry Stanped vith the Comissionera of Indian '.,'ar 40
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Identifier 053_Manti City Cemetery Epigraphs.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323798
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k64g79/323798