Mormon History, Oct 24, 1847

[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 24th Sunday We tried to ford the Lou fork. Several men crossed on Horse back. There Horses fell & plunged the men into the water. Several waggons followed. Horses got stalled into the quick sand & waggons had to be Halled out by Hand & it was given up for the day. The Camp moved down the river one mile & camped for the day. It was vary cold & windy & a snow storm at night which made it bad on our poor weak Horses. We cut down cotton wood trees & fed them on the limbs.

[source: Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993,]

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