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Handwritten letter dated 8 March 1886. Cooke responds to a request to give an account his part in the Utah Expedition, 1857-1858, during which a federal army entered Utah. Cooke writes about the march, the wintering at Fort Bridger, Wyoming, the establishing of Camp Floyd, Utah, and about his conversatins with Albert Sidney Johnston, who led the expedition.
General Orders dated October 5 and 7, 1857, giving marching orders for the battalions and trains of the U.S. Army stationed at Camp Winfield in the Utah Territory (modern Wyoming). One letter is signed by Maynadier by the order of Col. Alexander.
Correspondence includes letters written to Mary Neohso Bailey Williams or "Moddie", Williams' wife.
Letter, handwritten and signed "Brigham Young" by a scribe, addressed to Col. E.B. Alexander, commander of the 5th and 10th United States infantry regiments during the Utah Expedition. The letter is dated October 7, 1857 and was sent with two copies of the Deseret News in an attempt to "enliven the monotonous routine of camp life."
Handwritten and signed letter, dated 17 April 1858, and addressed to James Burton, a teamster. Young gives Burton a pass to go safely through southern Utah on his way to California.
- Politics, Government, and Law 5
- Military 4
- Correspondence 2
- Material Types 2
- Mormon Church -- Presidents 2
- Mormons -- Correspondence 2
- Soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence 2
- Utah -- History 2
- Cheyenne Indians -- History -- Wars, 1857 1
- Church Government 1
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1
- Fillmore (Utah) -- History 1
- Fort Bridger (Wyo.) -- History 1
- Fort Crittenden (Utah) -- History 1
- Mormon Church -- Presidents -- Correspondence 1
- Photocopies 1
- Territorial Government 1 ∧ less
- Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 3
- Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888 1
- Burton, James 1
- Cooke, Philip St. George, 1809-1895 1
- Johnston, Albert Sidney, 1803-1862 1