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Brigham Young Journals

July 29, 1847

Summary: Some Mormon Battalion members arrive in the valley.

Journal entry: Thursday. The sick detachments of the battalion that were sent to winter at Puebl on the Arkansas river, under Captns. James Brown and Nelson Higgins and Lieut. Wesley Willis arrived, accompanied by a small company of bethren who started from MIssissippi in 1846.