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The Mormon Battalion : its history and achievements, by B.H. Roberts

Label
The Mormon Battalion : its history and achievements
Title
The Mormon Battalion
Title remainder
its history and achievements
Statement of responsibility
by B.H. Roberts
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1857-1933
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Roberts, B. H.
Dewey number
973.624
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
E409.5.I72
LC item number
R6
Literary form
non fiction
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  • United States
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848
  • Mormon Battalion Monument (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Label
The Mormon Battalion : its history and achievements, by B.H. Roberts
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The march of the battalion compared with other historical marches : Retreat of the ten thousand ; Doniphan's expedition into Mexico ; The world's record for a march of infantry -- The call of the battalion : The Mormon appeal to the United States government for help ; Little's consultations with the president ; The order to enlist Mormon volunteers ; Terms of enlistment ; Captain Allen in the Mormon camps ; Brigham Young's activities in raising the battalion ; Muster of the battalion ; Farewell scenes -- Advantages and disadvantages in the call of the battalion : A sacrifice nevertheless ; Advantages of the enlistment ; Money value of the enlistment ; The equipment of the battalion to be retained ; Appreciation of the Mormon leaders -- The march of the battalion from Fort Leavenworth to Santa Fe : Death of Colonel Allen. Question of a successor ; Complaints of the volunteers ; The line of march ; Arrival at Santa Fe. Condition of the command ; Invalided detachment sent to Pueblo -- The march of the battalion from Santa Fe to the mouth of the Gila : More invaliding ; Hardship of excessive toil ; Irrigation in New Mexico ; March down the Rio Grande ; "Blow the right." The westward turn ; The fight with the wild bulls ; Mexican opposition at Tucson ; Junction with Kearny's trail ; March down the Gila ; At the mouth of the Gila -- The march of the battalion from the Colorado to the Pacific Ocean : Destitution and suffering of the men en march ; From Carriso Creek to San Phillipe ; At Warner's Rancho ; The march directed to San Diego ; In sight of the Pacific ; San Diego Mission ; Col. Cooke's bulletin on the battalion's march -- The battalion in California : At San Luis Rey Mission ; Clean up and drill ; Company B at San Diego ; The conquest of California ; The Kearny-Fremont controversy -- Record of the battalion in California : Efforts to re-enlist the battalion ; Homeward bound ; The discharge and payment of the Pueblo detachments ; The purchase of Ogden site with battalion money ; The battalion's contriubution [sic] of seeds to Utah colonies ; The battalion's part in the discovery of gold ; The date of the discovery of gold ; The tide of western civilization started ; The Mormon Battalion's "diggings" on the American River ; The call of duty ; Ascent of the Sierras from the western side ; Wagon trail from Los Angeles to Salt Lake ; Evidence of appreciation of the battalion's services ; Efforts to raise a second Mormon Battalion -- The battalion in the perspective of seventy-three years : The battalion as Utah pioneers ; Achievements of the battalion ; Territory added to the United States ; The Gadsden purchase and the battalion route ; Connection with irrigation -- The subsequent distinction achieved by the battalion's commanding officers : Colonel Cooke ; Lieut. A.J. Smith ; Lieut. George Stonemen -- Anecdotes : Character of Col. Cooke ; Col. Cooke and Christoper [sic] Layton ; Col. Cooke and Lot Smith ; The Colonel, the mule, and Bigler ; "Wire, wire, wire D-n you sir!" ; Col. Cooke's respect for the battalion -- Addenda : The battalion's monument : The State of Utah's Mormon Battalion Monument Commission ; Description of the monument ; The duty of the people of Utah
Control code
1049012
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
v, 96 pages
Lccn
20004455
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, folded map
System control number
  • (WaOLN)1701796
  • (OCoLC)1049012
Label
The Mormon Battalion : its history and achievements, by B.H. Roberts
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The march of the battalion compared with other historical marches : Retreat of the ten thousand ; Doniphan's expedition into Mexico ; The world's record for a march of infantry -- The call of the battalion : The Mormon appeal to the United States government for help ; Little's consultations with the president ; The order to enlist Mormon volunteers ; Terms of enlistment ; Captain Allen in the Mormon camps ; Brigham Young's activities in raising the battalion ; Muster of the battalion ; Farewell scenes -- Advantages and disadvantages in the call of the battalion : A sacrifice nevertheless ; Advantages of the enlistment ; Money value of the enlistment ; The equipment of the battalion to be retained ; Appreciation of the Mormon leaders -- The march of the battalion from Fort Leavenworth to Santa Fe : Death of Colonel Allen. Question of a successor ; Complaints of the volunteers ; The line of march ; Arrival at Santa Fe. Condition of the command ; Invalided detachment sent to Pueblo -- The march of the battalion from Santa Fe to the mouth of the Gila : More invaliding ; Hardship of excessive toil ; Irrigation in New Mexico ; March down the Rio Grande ; "Blow the right." The westward turn ; The fight with the wild bulls ; Mexican opposition at Tucson ; Junction with Kearny's trail ; March down the Gila ; At the mouth of the Gila -- The march of the battalion from the Colorado to the Pacific Ocean : Destitution and suffering of the men en march ; From Carriso Creek to San Phillipe ; At Warner's Rancho ; The march directed to San Diego ; In sight of the Pacific ; San Diego Mission ; Col. Cooke's bulletin on the battalion's march -- The battalion in California : At San Luis Rey Mission ; Clean up and drill ; Company B at San Diego ; The conquest of California ; The Kearny-Fremont controversy -- Record of the battalion in California : Efforts to re-enlist the battalion ; Homeward bound ; The discharge and payment of the Pueblo detachments ; The purchase of Ogden site with battalion money ; The battalion's contriubution [sic] of seeds to Utah colonies ; The battalion's part in the discovery of gold ; The date of the discovery of gold ; The tide of western civilization started ; The Mormon Battalion's "diggings" on the American River ; The call of duty ; Ascent of the Sierras from the western side ; Wagon trail from Los Angeles to Salt Lake ; Evidence of appreciation of the battalion's services ; Efforts to raise a second Mormon Battalion -- The battalion in the perspective of seventy-three years : The battalion as Utah pioneers ; Achievements of the battalion ; Territory added to the United States ; The Gadsden purchase and the battalion route ; Connection with irrigation -- The subsequent distinction achieved by the battalion's commanding officers : Colonel Cooke ; Lieut. A.J. Smith ; Lieut. George Stonemen -- Anecdotes : Character of Col. Cooke ; Col. Cooke and Christoper [sic] Layton ; Col. Cooke and Lot Smith ; The Colonel, the mule, and Bigler ; "Wire, wire, wire D-n you sir!" ; Col. Cooke's respect for the battalion -- Addenda : The battalion's monument : The State of Utah's Mormon Battalion Monument Commission ; Description of the monument ; The duty of the people of Utah
Control code
1049012
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
v, 96 pages
Lccn
20004455
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, folded map
System control number
  • (WaOLN)1701796
  • (OCoLC)1049012

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