Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Journal History Document dated October 26 1853 (Part 2)

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Title Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Journal History Document dated October 26 1853 (Part 2)
Subject Indians of North America; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Mormons; Whites--Relations with Indians; Gunnison Massacre, Utah, 1853; Railroads; Paiute Indians--History
Spatial Coverage Utah; Salt Lake City (Utah)
Keywords Indian; White Relations; Gunnison Massacre; Central Pacific Railroad; Sevier River; Sevier Lakes
Tribe Paiute
Creator Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Description Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Journal History containing references to Utah Indians. This is an official report of the Gunnison Massacre, in which Captain J.W. Gunnison's party was attacked by Indians while surveying for the Central Pacific Railroad. After the attack, Governor Young sends a party to recover bodies and belongings and to attempt to meet with Indian allies in the area. In the second half of the document, Anson Hall describes a meeting with the Indians in which he advises a chief not to attack the Gunnison company. Call also describes the massacre's aftermath
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1853-10-26
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Coverage Utah
Rights Digital Image © 2011 America West Center. All Rights Reserved
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Setname uaida_main
Date Created 2014-03-03
Date Modified 2014-03-03
ID 380571
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6fv1gsn
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