Ute Indians -- Wars
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Typewritten copy of a story of Indians stealing cattle and horses near Parowan, Utah, on 21 July 1867 during Utah's Black Hawk War. The attempt to take the cattle was thwarted, and the Indians were forced to retreat. The author of the item is unidentified. He writes that he was "nine or ten" at the time of the raid and that his uncle was Joseph Fish, a prominent militia leader in Parowan. The writer also states that he was the brother of Horace Calvin Smith.
Handwritten letter, signed by surname only, and addressed to J. M. Curtis, Indian Interpreter, Denver. It reports on a skirmish in 1873 between eighteen Ute Indians and a group of Arapaho and Cheyenne Indians at Deer Trail, Colorado.
Typescript history of the Eldredge family in Massachusetts and Utah written by several family members. The history describes the "miracle of the seagulls" and gives an account of "Johnston's Army" in Utah.
Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten autobiography. Melville was born in Scotland in 1821, worked on a ship that hunted whales, lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and migrated to Utah in 1852. He lived in Provo, Utah, campaigned against Utah Indians in 1853, and settled in Fillmore, Utah. He died in 1911.
Includes contracts, contact information, and biographical information for the participants, as well as the original audio recordings of the oral history interviews conducted by the Posey War Oral History Project, 1972-1976.
Contains transcripts of recorded interviews done with participants in the Posey War Oral History Project, as well as background information about those participants, 1972-1976.
Includes contracts from and contact information for participants in the Posey war Oral History Project, as well as the original audio recordings of the oral history interviews, and transcripts for those interviews, 1972-1976.
Photocopy of a handwritten diary. Smith writes of his early life until he started his diary in 1846. He tells about his experiences in the Mormon Battalion and the discovery of gold in California in 1848. Smith also writes about his coming to Utah and his life in Manti, Utah. He also relates incidents in the Black Hawk War when the whites fought the Ute Indians. There are many gaps.