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Ute Indians -- Wars -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

George Washington Bean diaries

 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...
Dates: 1852-1897

William Bench letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489358]
Identifier: MSS 547
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten letter dated 1 Feb. 1908 and addressed to "Son & Daughter." The item was written in Manti, Utah. Bench writes about his early life in Utah. He tells about settling in Manti early in the 1850s and about the hardships he faced at that time. He talks about encounters with Ute Indians stating that during "the first engagement we had with the Indians 5 balls passed through my clothing but I was unharmed" and about the preparations made to meet the Utah Expedition...
Dates: 1908 February 1

Peter Wilson Conover autobiography

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244359]
Identifier: MSS SC 664
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typescript of an autobiography. The date of composition of the item is uncertain. Conover writes about the persecutions of Mormons before their emigration to Utah, his service in the Utah Militia against the Utes and in the Utah War from 1857 to 1858, and his family.
Dates: approximately 1860

John T. Dorcheus memoirs

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1879
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography, 75 pages of John Nicolai Thueson Dorcheus. Also included are typed copies of patriarchal blessings of Dorcheus family members.
Dates: 1911

Nelson Higgins certificates

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318294]
Identifier: MSS SC 1974
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and printed certificates, applications, correspondence, patriarchal blessings, and miscellaneous items. Most of the materials relate to Nelson's militia activities in Nauvoo, Illinois and in Utah. They include certificates relating to his various military appointments and applications for pensions relating to his military service. A few items relate to the "Walker War" (1853-1854) with the Ute Indians. A few of the materials were signed by the Mormon Church leaders...
Dates: 1836-1909

James A. Little diaries and autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330893]
Identifier: MSS SC 3216
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. Little writes about his youth and his participation in the war with Mexico. He tells about his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1849 and his subsequent migration to Utah in the same year. Little writes about his marriage to Mary Jane Lytle in December of 1849 and troubles with Indians in Utah Valley, Utah. Little kept a diary from 1 January 1856 to 12 August 1857 when he served as a missionary for the Mormon...
Dates: 1856-1892

William B. Pace military campaign record

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230343565]
Identifier: MSS 190
Scope and Contents Handwritten record of a campaign by the Utah County Militia against the Ute Indians from April to August 1867. The entries are often presented in the form a daily happenings. Also included are handwritten copies of military orders and correspondence between the members of the militia and local leaders.
Dates: 1867

William R. Palmer radio programs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1794
Scope and Contents Typewritten transcripts with handwritten corrections of the included cassette sound tapes. Palmer gave weekly addresses at KSUB in Cedar City, Utah. Topics include the history of Iron County, Utah, early Mormons in the area, Indians of the area, and the early history of Utah.
Dates: 1951-1955

George Peacock diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1228
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary and a bound photocopy of the item. Peacock writes about his mission for the Mormon Church in Scotland, his work as a judge and postmaster, and his life in Sanpete County, Utah. He also relates many incidents of the Black Hawk War in Utah. There are many gaps in the record.
Dates: 1862-1875

George Pectol autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326198]
Identifier: MSS SC 2750
Scope and Contents Two typewritten copies of excerpts from an autobiography. Some of the account is written in the form of a diary. Pectol writes about his conversion to the Mormon Church, his migration to Utah in 1850, and his life in Manti, Utah, starting in 1850. Pectol describes life in Manti including disagreements with his wife and encounters with the local Ute Indians before, during, and after the "Walker War" of 1853 to 1854.
Dates: 1846-1858