Daily Archives: May 1, 2019

Theodore Turley Captain and Lieutenant Colonel in the Nauvoo Legion 1841, 1843

From the Encyclopedia of Mormonism: Nauvoo Legion Author: Flammer, Philip M. The Illinois legislative act of December 1840 that incorporated the city of Nauvoo also authorized creation of a military body or militia that came to be known as the … Continue reading

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John Bushman sent from Lehi to Assist Poor Immigrants in their Trip to Utah, May 1862

In 1862 John Bushman was a young 19-year-old man ready for adventure.  He and other young men from Lehi were sent to help assist poor immigrants crossing the plains.  Here is an interesting account of their adventures: Lehi Centennial History … Continue reading

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