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Mormon Battalion: United States Army of the West, 1846-1848
Few events in the history of the American Far West from 1846 to 1849 did not involve the Mormon Battalion. The Battalion participated in the United States conquest of California and in the discovery of gold, opened four major wagon trails, and carried the news of gold east to an eager American public. Yet, the battalion is little known beyond Mormon history. This first com ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published January 1st 1997 by Utah State University Press
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