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The Daily Dispatch: June 30, 1862., [Electronic resource], Insurrection Among the Mormons in Utah. (search)
y, June 16th: A band of persons, numbering about one thousand men, women, and children, under the leadership of one Morris, who claimed to be the "Prophet Moses, reappeared on earth," formed a settlement thirty miles north of this city, and com. --A sufficient time having elapsed for producing the prisoners, a second writ, together with an order for the arrest of Morris for contempt, and for the arrest of the leaders of the gang for false imprisonment, was issued. For the execution of this a posse of 250 infantry and artillery was ordered out on the 11th by Acting Governor Fuller. Morris and his men were strongly entrenched and thoroughly armed. Fighting ensued. Two of the Marshal's posse were killed. On the 15th the rebel pretended to surrender, but resisted anew as soon as our attacking party approached. In a hand-to-hand fight Morris was killed and another leader mortally wounded. The rebels were then overcome. Several women and children were killed during the
--Wm H Peebles, Captain Company A. J R Graham, co H, 14th Ga; Jas Reed. Jno Satterfield, co K, 19th Ga; Jas McAlfrey, co B, 19th Ga; H M Williams, Lt co H, 14th Ga; H B Smith, Beco H, 14th Ga; W P Campbell, F T C Barns, co F, 19th Ga; A C Caldwell, co E, 44th Ga; S G Boon, co F, 1st N C; T J Simmons, Lt. Col, 45th Ga; Jno Rigby, co D, 35th Ga; F M Stovald, Lt. co A, 19th Ga; J J Buckelerd, co H, 44th Ga; M P Sweeney, co E, 44th Ga; S W McMullen. co I, 44th Ga; P W Ward, co F, 44th Ga; J P Morris, co I, 44th Ga; J V Kelley, co B, 44th Ga; D L Hitchcock, co F, 44th Ga; P M Stewart, co C, 44th Ga; J W Lewis, co D, 44th Ga; C L Pitts, co H, 44th Ga; J F McKibben, co D, 44th Ga; J W Brooks, co I, 44th Ga; Saml Millans, co P, 44th Ca; J M Swann, co D, 19th Ga; L Burroughs, co K, 19th Ga; E A Smith, Lt co K, 49th Ga; J W Scott co H, 48th Ga. Third Georgia Hospital. David Denton, 28th Ga; J H Wodley, 44th Ga; J C McGulggun, 38th N C; Wm Derrick, 44th Ga; A C Roberts, 35th Ga; N M