111 Days to Zion: The ...
111 Days to Zion: The Day-by-day Trek of the Mormon Pioneers
A day-by-day history of the emigration of Mormon pioneers to Utah, accompanied by detailed maps and sketches of the first company to cross the plains and mountains to their new home. 111 DAYS TO ZION was an official publication of the Utah Pioneer Sesquicentennial Celebration and remains a valuable guide to the trials and tribulations of that determined first company of Mo...more
Published 1978 by Deseret Press
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I have hated books about pioneers in the past, I admit. So, while this might not be the most complete or correct book out there about the first trek to Utah, I loved how it presented the happenings of each day in easy-to-swallow chunks. It made me get a better picture of the company's day-to-day activities: Some days were super boring! Some days Brigham was grouchy and made everyone miserable! Some days they almost got themselves killed hunting buffalo! And some days they found ice and were real...more