Historian’s Office, Martyrdom Account

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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a farm, and knew you would not see it any more, you would want to take a good look at it for the last time.” When they got to the edge of the woods near , they met returning from . He reported to what he had heard in , and told him what his feelings were, and said “, you are now clear, and if it was my duty to counsel you I would say, do not go another foot, for they say they will kill you if you go to ;” but as other persons gathered round nothing further was said. About this time Joseph received the following letter: “ -[copy]- .”
The company arrived at Fellows’ house, 4 miles west of , about 9 P.M., where they stopped about half an hour and partook of such refreshments as they had brought with them. , and his company of mounted militia, returning with the State arms from , joined them here, and escorted them into , where they arrived at 5 minutes before 12 at night, and went to . While passing the public square, many of the troops, especially the Carthage Greys, [p. 8]
a farm, and knew you would not see it any more, you would want to take a good look at it for the last time.” When they got to the edge of the woods near , they met returning from . He reported to what he had heard in , told him what his feelings were, and said “, you are now clear, and if it was my duty to counsel you I would say, do not go another foot, for they say they will kill you if you go to ;” but as other persons gathered round nothing further was said. About this time Joseph received the following letter: “ -[copy]- .”
The company arrived at Fellows’ house, 4 miles west of , about 9 P.M., where they stopped about half an hour and partook of such refreshments as they had brought with them. , and his company of mounted militia, returning with the State arms from , joined them here, and escorted them into , where they arrived at 5 minutes before 12 at night, and went to . While passing the public square, many of the troops, especially the Carthage Greys, [p. 8]
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