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Destination South to Manti

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1991
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 324501
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8

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Title Destination South to Manti
Description Erick joined the militia of Manti. Before coming to Indian wars. In 1862, Anna Louise Steck became his fourth vife. The family saw troubled tiines with the Indians. Many of them were not to be trusted. set up. From 1852 to 1888 men were on guard. Peter Ludvigson was now of age to help protect the settlement. The block where the Manti Grocery is today, on the in 1851. The rock wall around it was one of the first built. There were bastions in two corners. There was a post on each end of main street, whore if trouble came, the guards were alerted by a bugle call. Chief Black Hawk was attending the L.D.S. Church in Manti that day. An Indian came into the church and whispered soniething to the chief, and both Indians stalked out of the meeting. The next morning, April 10, 1865, Peter Munk and his neighbor Peter Ludvigson and other settlers rode about nine miles south of Manti. Peter Ludvigson was killed by the Indians. Peter Munk had loaned hin* his With no way of fighting the Indians, the white men Manti by way of Pettyville. A posse was organized the nest day, April 11, 1865, to bring back Peter Ludvigson s body. the bodv kindly wrapped it in white strips of cloth to save his parents the terrible shock.) A strip of flesh had been 47
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324413
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8/324413