Sails for Church and State

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 29
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1997
Type Text
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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 326649
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Title Sails for Church and State
Description assigned a companion and a working area It must have been amazing to Elder Jensen when he was assigned as a traveling elder under Elder C. Christensen and his field of labor was Aalborg-the area where he was raised He still had many relatives living there and immediately traveled to the small village of Hou where he visited family members He was well received and answered many questions about Utah and "our teachings " From there he traveled to Hals where he was bom and raised. Upon seeing the countryside again, his thoughts immediately turned to his youth Life was simple and enjoyable and centered around harvesting hay, feeding livestock, mending fences and building necessary farm buildings He could almost smell the fresh-cut hay He had many fond memories of those earlier days. From there his thoughts turned to his experiences serving in the Danish Navy At age 18 he had been called to serve the Danish King when war had broken out with Germany He was granted permission to serve in the Navy and after three weeks of basic training became a crew member aboard the Danish Frigate Bellona. This large fighting ship had a crew of 355 men and boasted 24 cannons on deck and 36 below decks in the battery Hans learned his duties rapidly and soon became a skilled seaman. He was assigned to 80
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 29
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326610
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