Mormon History, Oct 4, 1847

[Hosea Stout Diary] Monday Octr 4th 1847. Lees trial continued today[.] Sent 5 men out on guard. At nine oclock some of the guard & also several men heard what they supposed to be the sound of artillery out in the direction of the Elk Horn and the majority of the people thinking that perhaps it might be the 12 and pioneers returning & gave that as a signal of their approach to us, sent me out there with a company of men on horse back to see about it. We arived there about 10 oclock at night but found nothing

[source: Diaries of Hosea Stout]

No comments:

Post a Comment