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John McKeager Warren letter

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Identifier: MSS SC 2747
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter dated 13 Feb. 1858 and addressed to "Dear Father" who was probably living in Franklin County, Missouri. Warren was with the United States Army at "Camp Scott," Utah Territory. The cite is near Fort Bridger, Wyoming. Warren writes about a confrontation with Cheyenne Indians and speculates about the prospect of war with Brigham Young and the Mormons of Utah. He did not think Brigham Young would fight but was confident that the United States Army would win any...
Dates: 1858 February 13

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