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James Allen and R. B. Mitchell letters

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 399
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 16 July 1846, and composed at the "Headquarters Morm. Batt. U.S. Volunteers." Allen writes about the march to California and the necessity of protection against Indians. On the reverse of Allen's letter is found a handwritten letter, dated 21 July 1846, and signed by R. B. Mitchell, "Indian Agent." The item was composed at "Point aux Poules." Mitchell praises the conduct of the emigrating Mormons in general and with the Indians in particular.
Dates: 1846 July

Henry William Bigler diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3132
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography and diary. Bigler wrote about his early life from 1815 to 1846 when his diary began. He was born in West Virginia, had encounters with Indians in that state, and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1837. He moved to Far West, Missouri, in 1838; met Joseph Smith, the first president of the Mormon Church; suffered persecutions in Missouri; moved to Qunicy, Illinois, in 1839; and served on a mission for the...
Dates: 1846-1899

Biography of Jacob Kemp Butterfield

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 417
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography of Butterfield, an early Latter-day Saint Church convert, pioneer and Mormon Battalion mamber. Also includes letters from the donor.
Dates: undated

Abner Blackburn diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 43
Scope and Contents Typescript of diary which gives accounts of the Mormon experiences in Missouri, frontier and pioneer life, Indian customs and warfare, and gold-digging during the California gold rush of 1849.
Dates: 1827-1851

Henry Green Boyle diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 156
Scope and Contents Contains a handwritten autobiography and diaries related to Boyle's life and experience as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The autobiography was written beginning in 1844 and, in the same volume, he starts a diary in 1846. Boyle kept 14 additional volumes of diaries, dating from 1855 to 1889. Most of the content relates to Boyle's missionary experiences in California and to Southern States Mission, including while he was mission president from 1875 to 1878. Also...
Dates: 1844-1912

A brief sketch of the life of Samuel Gould

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1381
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography of Samuel Gould by his daughter. The date of composition is unknown. Gould was a member of the Mormon Battalion and an early pioneer in Parowan Utah. Also included is a program from the Iron County Centennial Celebration of 1951 and a brief history of the Parowan Ward of the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1920-1951

Jacob Kemp Butterfield letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1385
Scope and Contents Photocopy and typescript of a handwritten letter written while on the march with the Mormon Battalion. The item is addressed to Butterfield's mother and gives particulars about the Mormon pioneer trek to the west as well as the Mormon Battalion's mission and activities. Butterfield explains his Mormon faith to his mother.
Dates: 1846

Abraham Day III

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2680
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Abraham Day, III (1817-1900). Abraham Day was born in Vermont, joned the Mormon Church, moved to Montrose, Iowa near Nauvoo, Illinois, served in the Mormon Battalion 1846-1847, migrated to Utah, took a second wife, and lived in Springville and Mt. Pleasant, Utah, and served in the Black Hawk War. The date of the composition of this item is uncertain.
Dates: approximately 1930

Norma Elliott collection of Jefferson Hunt materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 8665
Content Description The collection contains biographical sketches of Hunt, along with the research materials that lead to them; genealogy research notes, and Mormon Battallion research and stories. Materials dated approximately 1950 - approximately 1985.
Dates: Approximately 1950-1985

Levi W. Hancock journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3252
Scope and Contents Phtocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary. Hancock writes about his service in the Mormon Battalion during the War with Mexico, 1846-1848. He writes about the daily activities of the men and about their hardships. He also includes a number of hand-drawn maps relating to the march of the battalion.
Dates: 1846-1847

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Butterfield, Jacob Kemp, 1813-1889 2
Smith, Azariah, 1826-1912 2
Steele, John, 1821-1903 2
Adams, Orson B. (Orson Bennett), 1815-1901 1
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Bigler, Henry William, 1815-1900 1
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Boyle, Henry Green, 1824-1902 1
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1
Cox, Wanda Steele, 1911-1992 1
Day, Abraham, 1817-1900 1
Day, Eli Azariah 1
Deseret Horticultural Society 1
Elliott, Norma Larson, 1916-2009 1
Gould, Samuel 1
Hancock, Levi W. (Levi Ward), 1803-1882 1
Holmes, Jonathan Harriman, -1880 1
Holmes, Sarah Elizabeth 1
Hopkins, Charles, 1810-1863 1
Hopkins, Mary E. S., 1825-1903 1
Hunt, Jefferson, 1804-1879 1
Hyde family 1
Hyde, Heman 1
Hyde, Rosel 1
Hyde, William, 1818-1874 1
Little, Edwin S. 1
Meacham family 1
Meacham, Erastus Darwin, 1826-1899 1
Meacham, J. Arthur 1
Mitchell, R. B. 1
Mormon Battalion Association 1
Mormon Battalion Association. Auxiliary 1
Morris, Thomas, 1799-1884 1
Oliphant, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1825-1902 1
Pettigrew, David, 1791-1863 1
Rainey, David Pinkney, 1815-1888 1
Robinson, Joseph Lee, 1811-1893 1
Shupe, Andrew Jackson, 1815-1877 1
Shupe, James Wright, 1823-1899 1
Slaughter, Maryetta Penney Williams 1
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 1
Steele family 1
Steele, Mahonri M. (Mahonri Moriancumer), 1849-1923 1
Tanner, Louetta Brown, 1884- 1
U.S. Mormon Battalion, Inc. 1
U.S. Mormon Battalion, Inc. Auxiliary 1
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 1
Utah. Militia 1
Weaver, Franklin 1
White, Ann Eliza Adelaide Everett, 1832-1904 1
White, John S., 1818-1907 1
White, John S., 1867- 1
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Workman, Andrew Jackson 1
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 1
Young, Joseph, 1797-1881 1
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