[Hosea Stout Diary] Friday Oct. 8th 1847. Today about ten oclock we all started on our journey West. The company consisted of sixteen men 12 horsemen & 2 waggons with 2 men to each waggon.
The following are the names of of the company with numbers of rounds of shot each one had in case we were attacted
1 Hosea Stout 21 9 W. Martindale 1
2 G. D. Grant 11 10 W. Huntington 8
3 G. G. Potter 1 L. H. Calkins 9
4 G. W. Langley 3 12 J. W. Cummings 15
5 W. Kimball 21 S. S. Thornton 1
6 Jacob Frazier 1 14 L. Nickerson 6
7 W. J. Earl 6 15 J. H. Glines 1
8 W. Meeks 3 16 C. Whiting 3
which made one hundred & Eleven rounds which would enabled us to make a good defence if occasion had required.
We arrived at the Horn at dark or a little after and encamped near the ferry in the timber
We kept up a vigilant guard all the way on this journeyall things went off well to night.
[source: Diaries of Hosea Stout]
[Diaries of Hosea Stout]