Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Brigham Young” in chapter 14 of Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States.:
The martyrdom of its founder gave a seal to the church.
His place as seer and revelator of God, after a brief contest, was usurped by a man of real ability, grasp, and steady purpose.
Brigham Young , one of his earliest converts and chief counselors, a man of rude, native strength and cunning and excellent administrative power, came to the front as successor.
Holding with firm hand the reins o...
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