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Black Hawk War company roster sheet

 Item — Folder: 1
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 retained its original name of "Nauvoo Legion" from the days in Illinois. The Legion was activated this final time around in order to serve in the Utah Black Hawk War. Dated November 2, 1865.


  • 1865 November 2

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Black Hawk War company roster sheet must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.


1 folder (0.01 linear ft.) : 1 p. ; 25 x 20 cm

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Custodial History

Purchased from Rick Grunder in 2016.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Rick Grunder; April 12, 2016.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collection development policy IV.a.i.1 and 4, November 2013).

Processing Information

Processed; Ryan K. Lee; 2016.

Register of Black Hawk War company roster sheet
Ryan K. Lee
2016 May 26
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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