Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 55 Collections and/or Records:
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230342583]
Identifier: MSS 805
Scope and Contents Handwritten histories, a newspaper clipping, a biography of Agnes Watson Lindsay (1852-1940), and an autobiography of James Lindsay (1849-1938). James Lindsay was a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from Scotland. He migrated to Utah in 1862; settled in Heber City, Utah; and participated in the Black Hawk War against the Ute Indians. Some of the materials relate to the mail service in Heber City.
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230338235]
Identifier: MSS 948
Scope and Contents Typewritten excerpts of an autobiography. Johnson was born while his parents were migrating to Utah. He lived in numerous places including Fountain Green and Huntington, Utah. He states that he knew Black Hawk, recounts incidents with Ute Indians during the Black Hawk War, served as postmaster in Huntington, and was elected to the Utah state senate. The item was edited by family members who removed some material.
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329945]
Identifier: MSS SC 3049
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of a story of Indians stealing cattle and horses near Parowan, Utah, on 21 July 1867 during Utah's Black Hawk War. The attempt to take the cattle was thwarted, and the Indians were forced to retreat. The author of the item is unidentified. He writes that he was "nine or ten" at the time of the raid and that his uncle was Joseph Fish, a prominent militia leader in Parowan. The writer also states that he was the brother of Horace Calvin Smith.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1038
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, two autobiographies, account books, patriarchal blessings, biographies of family members, and Bean family history and genealogy. Bean writes about his early life and migration to Utah; his work as an Indian interpreter from 1852 to 1853; his pursuit of the Ute chief, Walker, in 1854; his Indian mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1855 to 1856; his life in Provo, Utah; his participation in the Black Hawk Indian War; and his...
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320886]
Identifier: MSS SC 2233
Scope and Contents Handwritten entries into a book of blank pages. The entries relate to the meetings of the "Black Hawk Committee" of Springville, Utah. The organization commemorated the Black Hawk War between the whites and Indians of Utah. Also included are financial records and a list of men from Springville who participated in the war.
Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 311679232559457]
Identifier: MSS 8857
Content Description Handwritten roster, in dark pencil, for the second and fourth platoons of an unidentified "Company D." There are twelve men listed in the 2nd platoon and 13 in the 4th platoon. Along with names, there are columns to indicate the number of horses, saddles, sabers, guns, pistols and rounds of ammunition. A number of men are listed as being sick, absent or unavailable. The date on the document corresponds to the beginning of the last period of active service for the Utah Territorial militia, which...
Dates: 1865 November 2
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230314921]
Identifier: MSS SC 1739
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 738
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries. Bunting writes about his service as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1857 to 1858 and his immigration to Utah in 1858. Bunting describes his preparation for the overland journey, which began at Florence, Nebraska, and the basic geography of the route. He also mentions meeting Colonel Thomas Kane. The diaries also describe Bunting's activities in Salt Lake City, Utah, his service in the Black Hawk War in 1866, his move to Kanab, Utah, and...
Dates: 1857-1920; 1857-1920
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232490356]
Identifier: MSS 654
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography. Some of the item is in Cropper's own hand. The rest was dictated to his daughters. Cropper was born in Texas, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and migrated to Utah in 1856. One fourth of the original party turned back in 1853 when they heard of the Mormon doctrine of polygamy. He describes the immigrant group killed by Mormons at Mountain Meadows in 1857. Cropper lived in Fillmore, Utah, and later moved to Deseret, Utah. He...
Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233287264]
Identifier: Vault MSS 216