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Mormon Battalion

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2224
Image of Mormon Battalion
Image of Mormon Battalion

Scope and Contents

Handwritten poem commemorating the activities of the Mormon Battalion in service of the United States during the war with Mexico (1845-1848). The item was written in ink. "By John Hancock who went in the Battalion in 1847" has been penciled in at the bottom of the item in another hand. No John Hancock is listed among members of the battalion.


  • approximately 1860

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Original restricted. Digital copy available online for public use. Transcription of original also available for public use.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Mormon Battalion must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


2 folders (0.02 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Donated by Patricia Hall Lott in 1984.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Patricia Hall Lott; 1984.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital copy available online. Transcription available in Folder 2.

Register of Mormon Battalion
In Progress
Benjamin Sipes
2010 October 4
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States