The march of the Mormon Battalion

The march of the Mormon Battalion

Dates: approximately 1950

Typewritten draft with handwritten corrections, 73 pages in length. Also included are 9 pages of handwritten research notes. The article was originally published in "A Century of Mormon Activities in California" vol. 1, edited by Leo J. Muir. Roberts relates the background and history of the "Mormon Battalion" in the war with Mexico (1846-1848), including its activities in California, and tells about the monuments and markers that have been built to honor the members of that unit.

  • Extent: 2 items (82 p.)
  • Creator: Roberts, Eugene L. (Eugene Lusk), 1880-1953
  • Call Number: MSS 627
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from The March of the Mormon Battalion must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 627; The March of the Mormon Battalion; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 627, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion; California--History--1846-1850; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Mexican War, 1846-1848--Campaigns; Mormon Battalion Monument (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Genre / Form
Articles
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS627
Finding Aid Title
March of the Mormon Battalion
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Furcini
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-19T04:18-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Author and professor of physical education at Brigham Young University.



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