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Col. John C. Moore, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.2, Missouri (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 33 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 25 1 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 24 2 Browse Search
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. 21 1 Browse Search
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 21 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 19 1 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 1 15 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 13 3 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 11 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 10 0 Browse Search
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in 1857. After the inauguration of Mr. Buchanan, he determined to put an end to the conflict of authority in Utah by the removal from office of Brigham Young, and the appointment of an entire body of Federal officers in no wise affiliated with Mormonism. Alfred Cumming, of Georgia, was made Governor; D. R. Eckles, Chief-Justice; John Cradlebaugh and Charles E. Sinclair, Associate Justices; John Hartnett, Secretary; and Peter K. Dotson, Marshal. A detachment of the army, under Brigadier-General Harney, was ordered to accompany the Federal appointees, to protect them from the violence shown their predecessors, and to act as a posse comitatus in the execution of the laws. Brigham is said to have received this news on the 24th of July, 1857, when celebrating the tenth anniversary of his arrival in Salt Lake City. Two thousand persons were present in a camp-meeting at Big Cottonwood Lake, and their leader fired all hearts by his denunciation of the Gentiles, and his resolve to re
s. expedition to sustain civil officers. General Harney appointed to command it. General Johnstonre strict. Though the intended commander, General Harney, was informed that he must not be unpreparn the expedition to Utah was determined on General Harney was selected to command it. In his orders egular manner. General Scott suggested to General Harney, on the 26th of June, to send part of his robably in accordance with his own wishes, General Harney was himself retained in command of that de, General Johnston was selected to succeed General Harney, and, on the 28th of August, received orde orders and instructions already issued to General Harney. The following extract contains the most a winter life in the Rocky Mountains, that General Harney was said to have predicted it, and to haveeneral Persifer F. Smith and Brevet Brigadier-General William S. Harney were assigned to the Departmidered a grievance: On the arrival of General Harney or Colonel Sumner I desire to be ordered t