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Roberts, B.H. (Brigham Henry), 1857-1933.
Salt Lake City : Deseret News, 1919
B H Roberts
|Beschreibung:||v, 96 pages : illustrations, folded map, portrait, facsimile ; 20 cm|
|Inhalt:||The march of the battalion compared with other historical marches : Retreat of the ten thousand ; Doniphan's expedition into Mexico ; The world's record for a march of infantry --
The call of the battalion : The Mormon appeal to the United States government for help ; Little's consultations with the president ; The order to enlist Mormon volunteers ; Terms of enlistment ; Captain Allen in the Mormon camps ; Brigham Young's activities in raising the battalion ; Muster of the battalion ; Farewell scenes --
Advantages and disadvantages in the call of the battalion : A sacrifice nevertheless ; Advantages of the enlistment ; Money value of the enlistment ; The equipment of the battalion to be retained ; Appreciation of the Mormon leaders --
The march of the battalion from Fort Leavenworth to Santa Fe : Death of Colonel Allen. Question of a successor ; Complaints of the volunteers ; The line of march ; Arrival at Santa Fe. Condition of the command ; Invalided detachment sent to Pueblo --
The march of the battalion from Santa Fe to the mouth of the Gila : More invaliding ; Hardship of excessive toil ; Irrigation in New Mexico ; March down the Rio Grande ; "Blow the right." The westward turn ; The fight with the wild bulls ; Mexican opposition at Tucson ; Junction with Kearny's trail ; March down the Gila ; At the mouth of the Gila --
The march of the battalion from the Colorado to the Pacific Ocean : Destitution and suffering of the men en march ; From Carriso Creek to San Phillipe ; At Warner's Rancho ; The march directed to San Diego ; In sight of the Pacific ; San Diego Mission ; Col. Cooke's bulletin on the battalion's march --
The battalion in California : At San Luis Rey Mission ; Clean up and drill ; Company B at San Diego ; The conquest of California ; The Kearny-Fremont controversy --
Record of the battalion in California : Efforts to re-enlist the battalion ; Homeward bound ; The discharge and payment of the Pueblo detachments ; The purchase of Ogden site with battalion money ; The battalion's contriubution [sic] of seeds to Utah colonies ; The battalion's part in the discovery of gold ; The date of the discovery of gold ; The tide of western civilization started ; The Mormon Battalion's "diggings" on the American River ; The call of duty ; Ascent of the Sierras from the western side ; Wagon trail from Los Angeles to Salt Lake ; Evidence of appreciation of the battalion's services ; Efforts to raise a second Mormon Battalion --
The battalion in the perspective of seventy-three years : The battalion as Utah pioneers ; Achievements of the battalion ; Territory added to the United States ; The Gadsden purchase and the battalion route ; Connection with irrigation --
The subsequent distinction achieved by the battalion's commanding officers : Colonel Cooke ; Lieut. A.J. Smith ; Lieut. George Stonemen --
Anecdotes : Character of Col. Cooke ; Col. Cooke and Christoper [sic] Layton ; Col. Cooke and Lot Smith ; The Colonel, the mule, and Bigler ; "Wire, wire, wire D-n you sir!" ; Col. Cooke's respect for the battalion --
Addenda : The battalion's monument : The State of Utah's Mormon Battalion Monument Commission ; Description of the monument ; The duty of the people of Utah.
|Verfasserangabe:||by B.H. Roberts.|
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- United States. -- Army. -- Mormon Battalion.
- Mormon Battalion Monument (Salt Lake City, Utah)
- Regimental histories.
- United States.
- Santa Fe Trail (Missouri-New Mexico)
- United States -- Military history -- Mexican War, 1846-1848.
- United States, Southwest (New) -- Military history -- 19th century.