January 27, 1848
Location: Winter Quarters - 1014 miles left, Nebraska - Location: 41:21:41N 95:56:45W Currently the site of Florence, Nebraska, Winter Quarters was settled in September, 1846 as a temporary resting place for the pioneers. It is located just west of the Missouri river in Nebraska.
Summary: Guns still being cleaned; Ox mill now in progress in the north part of town.
Journal entry: Thursday Jan 27th 1848. At the guns yet which will be continued until completed.
Went to the Church; ox mill now in progress in the North part of town. I do not think much of the plan.
Source: On the Mormon Frontier: The Diary of Hosea Stout 1844-1861 Volume I - Edited by Juanita Brooks. Permission to use excerpts granted by Utah State Historical Society and the University of Utah Press.