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    • Page 152

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    • On July 23rd, a contingent of the militia, sent fYom Manti on a scouting expedition, had a "brush" with a band of warriors at Pleasant Creek killing six or seven Indians.'' There were several other skirmishes during the summer. Captain Gunnison,...
    • Page 154

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    • the officers and authorities of the Church of the Legion and of the Temtory, and to all the people, and say unto you all, do not in the least degree relax your efforts to save your grain, your stock, and all your property, and fort up strong and...
    • Page 155

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    • God that they would have an apostle with them to help bear their burdens [referring to Franklin D. Richards, who was intending to stay in Cedar City]. When, on seeing their spirit manifested and the desire to throw all responsibility off from...
    • Page 156

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    • The smaller settlements were to abandon their locations and move to a larger fort. Paragonah and Johnston's Fort were advised to move into Parowan. New Harmony was advised to come to Cedar Fort Another entry from the joumal kept by the command...
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    • Some communities complied, some did not. Since Cedar City was so far away from the open fighting it seemed somewhat extreme to send their cattle to Salt Lake City, especially since acquiring livestock had taken a great effort and the settlers...
    • Page 159

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    • interest in occupying the new Town Plot. Later in the season a large influx of immigrants from thenorth came in. We were now nearly 1,000 strong--men, women, and children3'*" There were only twelve white casualties of the Walker War. None of these...
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    • CEDAR C I T Y FORT PLAT "A" / COUNTY OF IRON DAUGHTERS OF U T A H PIONEERS MONUMENT 1500 WEST INDUSTRIAL ROAD TEMPLE BLOCK Ward No. Ta Cap Cap Cap Cap Cap 1 NW Cor. 3 North w 5 East wsl 6 S.E. Co 7 S.W. Co 20 Rods t o G r i s t Mill r I T...
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    • increased the labors and hardships of the settlers.' This new plot was organized into wards during the meeting on Sunday, August 2 1, 1853. The speakers were Patriarch E. H. Groves, Major John D. Lee, and President Henry Lunt. Ward One was south of...
    • Page 165

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    • The flood that Henry referred to was the crowning blow for the Iron Works. It swept over the site, completely submerging the equipment and buildings, and carried away some of the property. Also, with the diversion dam washed out, there was no water...
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    • that time. The following account was taken from the minutes of the meetings: The first session was held at 11:OO a.m. and present of the Twelve were Elders Erastus Snow and Franklin D. Richards. The Presidency of the Stake was J. C. L. Smith, John...
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    • trying to become acquainted with the Indian character and language and to establish schools for that purpose. Brother Snow felt that the settlers should help the Indian children learn the English language, teach them to work, and show them the...
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    • dedicated on Christmas day, which day will long be remembered among us. In the morning the Indians [Pihedes], to the amount of some 300, women and children included, gathered into the Fort. We preached to them in their own language and made them a...
    • Page 169

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    • The Indians have not troubled us much--there were a few Pauvants here a week ago who had thieving propensities, but they have left and all is peace. We keep a good lookout for them. The military regulations are strict, and all seem determined to...
    • Page 170

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    • to provide the needed protection for the settlers. This required many hours of labor. It was a City Ordinance that 'Wo person or persons shall cut or make any hole or doorway through the wall of this Fort without making a door or shutter, bullet...
    • 1908, page 42

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    • 42 SOUTHERN BRANCH Esplin, James Orderville Fife, Ernest Cedar City Fife, John Cedar City Ford, Victor Cedar City Graf, Henry Santa Clara Hamilton, Alice Hamilton's Ft. Hansen, Laura Panaca, Nev. Heap, LeRoy Parowan Henrie, Jedd...
    • 1905, Sep 27

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    • Wed. Sept. 27, 1905: Ther. Warm., Wea. Few clouds. We got about a three mile ride this morning, Walked to Fort Sill to see the artillery at target practice but were too late. came back thru Lawton and out about six miles west. were refused...
    • Page 471

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    • 55 stoves 9 swords 1001 lbs. of powder a n d lead 44 saddles 436 lights of glass (8 x 1 0 ) 1 9 0 lbs. of nails 137 chopping axes 45 mowing scythes 45 sickles 7 2 scythes and grain cradles 98 hoes 110 spades and shovels Carpenter tools--9t s e t s...
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    • scene could hardly be conceived. The toil-worn and hardy pioneers, with uncovered heads bent in reverence to the Almighty, thanked Him for H i s kindly care in bringing them to a land where conscience was free, with liberty undiluted. and asked H i...
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    • wanted, we had to t u r n the bolt by hand to satisfy our immediate wants, until additional machinery was added. On November l s t , Henry Lunt was the first man to be called of a company of men detailed to go in mid November to settle the Little...

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