History, 1838–1856, volume A-1 [23 December 1805–30 August 1834]

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Addenda, Note 16 • 19–20 June 1834

<Note 16> of their men was killed by lightning, and that another had his hand torn off by his horse  drawing his hand through <between> the door, <logs of a corn crib> while he was holding him on the inside, and they  declared “that if that was the way, God fought for the God damd Mormons, they might as  well go home about their business.”
Friday 20th. This morning I counselled the brethren to discharge all their fire arms, when  it was found we had near six hundred shots, very few of which missed fire, which shows  how very careful the brethren had been in taking care of their arms during the storm—

Addenda, Note 17 • 25 June 1834

<Note 17.> he was buried by , , and two or three others, and while burying him   was attacked with the Cholera see page 506+

Addenda, Note 18 • 26–28 June 1834

<Note 18> among the most active of those who were engaged in taking care of the sick at the ,  burying the dead <&c> were , , Nathan Tanner, , , , , and Eleazer Miller.
I sent with instructions to bring and to me at all hazards  to the west part of the Country, having had intimations that they were sick— he found  that had been severely racked with the Cholera all day— had taken  care of him for upwards of thirty hours— decided that the cholera had left him  and would recover if not moved— on the morning of the 28th. was attacked  and was immediately mounted on a hard riding horse, rode 15 miles and came to me—

Addenda, Note 19 • 3 July 1834

<Note 19> I authorized General to give a discharge to every man of the Camp, who  had proved himself faithful, certifying that fact, and giving him leave to return home.

Addenda, Note 20 • 5 May 1834

<Note 20> This night being in the town of Streetsborough 27 miles from , we staid in Mr. Ford’s  Barn, where uncle and had been preaching &c three months before.  This day brothers and went to ’s, about three  quarters of a mile, and tarried over night, returned with them in the  morning and joined the ; here let it be remarked that brother  took <had taken> the families of , and , into his house, that they might  accompany us to . see page 477#

Addenda, Note 21 • 6–7 June 1834

<Note 21> On the <and at> night of the 6th we encamped in a yard in Maple Grove, near the creek.  the men who had previously followed us, passed us several times during the day, and  were in search for <of> us this evening— the guards heard them say “they have turned  in one <a>side, dam ’em we cannot find ’em”— <Seth Johnson & A[lmon] W.> who had  been sent to Bowling Green Branch to gather recruits, returned to the Camp on  the morning of the 7th. with a <small> company of Fifteen— two waggons, and several  spare horses. see page 488# [p. 16 [addenda]]

Addenda, Note 16 • 19–20 June 1834

Note 16 of their men was killed by lightning, and that another had his hand torn off by his horse drawing his hand between the logs of a corn crib while he was holding him on the inside, and they declared “that if that was the way, God fought for the God damd Mormons, they might as well go home about their business.”
Friday 20th. This morning I counselled the brethren to discharge all their fire arms, when it was found we had near six hundred shots, very few of which missed fire, which shows how very careful the brethren had been in taking care of their arms during the storm—

Addenda, Note 17 • 25 June 1834

Note 17. he was buried by , , and two or three others, and while burying him was attacked with the Cholera see page 506+

Addenda, Note 18 • 26–28 June 1834

Note 18 among the most active of those who were engaged in taking care of the sick at the , burying the dead &c were , , Nathan Tanner, , , , , and Eleazer Miller.
I sent with instructions to bring and to me at all hazards to the west part of the Country, having had intimations that they were sick— he found that had been severely racked with the Cholera all day— had taken care of him for upwards of thirty hours— decided that the cholera had left him and would recover if not moved— on the morning of the 28th. was attacked and was immediately mounted on a hard riding horse, rode 15 miles and came to me—

Addenda, Note 19 • 3 July 1834

Note 19 I authorized General to give a discharge to every man of the Camp, who had proved himself faithful, certifying that fact, and giving him leave to return home.

Addenda, Note 20 • 5 May 1834

Note 20 This night being in the town of Streetsborough 27 miles from , we staid in Mr. Ford’s Barn, where uncle and had been preaching &c three months before. This day brothers and went to ’s, about three quarters of a mile, and tarried over night, returned with them in the morning and joined the ; brother had taken the families of , and , into his house, that they might accompany us to . see page 477#

Addenda, Note 21 • 6–7 June 1834

Note 21 and at night we encamped in a yard in Maple Grove, near the creek. the men who had previously followed us, passed us several times during the day, and were in search of us this evening— the guards heard them say “they have turned aside, dam ’em we cannot find ’em”— Seth Johnson & Almon W. who had been sent to Bowling Green Branch to gather recruits, returned to the Camp on the morning of the 7th. with a small company — two waggons, and several spare horses. see page 488# [p. 16 [addenda]]
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