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Caratat Conderset Rowe and the Mormon Battalion Sick Detachment

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 21
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1989
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325980
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6cf9n7t

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Title Caratat Conderset Rowe and the Mormon Battalion Sick Detachment
Description UliST PLAC3 HISTOHICAL SSAY CARATAT COMH3HS3T ROUE AKD THE HORMON BATTALION SICK DETACHT-EET (1846-1847) Mary Louise Seamons 1774 South 540 Eaat Orein, Utah 84058 Much has "been written about the Mormon Battalion's 2(000-mile forced march under adverse conditions; a number of diaries and journals provide further insights into their trials during those trying months of heat and cold, reduced rations, starving oxen, desert sand, and little or no water. Hot nearly as much is known about the men, wonen, and children who left the Battalion, wintered at Pueblo, Colorado, and entered the Salt Lake Valley soon after Brigham Young's main party arrived. Caratat Conderset Rowe was born ixi Perry Township, Indiana* He was a member of "the Homon Battalion sick detachment * Brigham Young had endeavored to get assistance from the U.S. Government to help the Mormon Saints preserve their homes in U.S. territories, '.ken that failed, he sought help to move them where they could live apart from those desiring their "extermination." He prayed to the Lord for help. When Captain James Allen arrived at Mount Pisgah on 16 June 1846 and spoke with Church leaders, Young was convinced this was their answer and espoused Captain Allen's recruitment of five companies of Mormon men to serve with the U.S. Amy in their war against Mexico,2 Most of the able-bodied men were away earning money to help the main body of Saints on their westward journey. Those at Mt. Pisgah and nearby Council Bluffs were mainly nen v;ith families, not enthused about leaving them to travel alone. The Brethren made impassioned pleas to the men to join. Young al one point told the men that if they
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 21
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 325878
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6cf9n7t/325878