News from the Utah Expedition reports that the troops have reached Fort Bridger. The Mormons have burned all the grass in the area and the army’s animals are dying. The Mormons are fortifying the passes into Salt Lake City.
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Mormons and the Close of the Utah War
Anti-Polygamy Newspaper Article
Memorial of the scene of the massacre of the Fancher– Baker party of immigrants from Carroll County, Arkansas. The bronze tablet unveiled September 10, 1932 on the 75th anniversary of the Mountain Meadows Massacre.
“Bringing Home a New Wife,” a cartoon from the Famous Rose Collection of old time photographs. Photo by N. H. Rose. Gift of Charles Kelly. (Cartoonist anonymous) Used in U.H.Q. 41-1-1973.
Territorial Baseball Champions
The Red Stocking Baseball team, Utah Territorial Champions August 1877. Heber J. Grant middle of second row
Proclamation by the Governor. Citizens of Utah
Proclamation by the Governor. Citizens of Utah : We are invaded by a hostile force who are evidently assailing us to accomplish our overthrow and destruction … Therefore … martial law is hereby declared to exist in this Territory …
Heber C. Kimball’s Block. G.S.L. City
View of South-West Salt Lake City, where Heber C. Kimball resided. Near the mountains, the wall can be seen that was built for protection from the Indians, who built their teepees right outside of it. The bottom-left corner of the picture holds the edge fencing of Temple Sqaure.