June 13, 1847
Location: Elkhorn River Crossing - 986 miles left, Nebraska - (nine rods wide, three feet deep) - 27 miles from Winter Quarters. Seven miles south and further west, over the Elkhorn River, members of the first company camped here April 11, 1847.
Summary: Saturday - Elkhorn
Journal entry: The day fine--we met Parly returning to town--arriv'd at the [Elk] Horn just before sunset--my feelings were very peculiar thro' the day--it verily seem'd that the glory of God rested down on the wagons (21 in No.) and overspread the prairie.
Source: Eliza Roxcy
Snow: Personal Writings
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