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United States (United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-utah
Utah, A State of the United States, the forty-fifth in admission, is bounded on the north by Idaho and Wyoming, east by Wyoming and Colorado, south by Arizona, and west by Nevada. Area, 84,970 evada......August, 1841 Marcus Whitman and A. L. Lovejoy, on their way from Oregon to the United States, pass through Utah......1842 Col. John C. Fremont, with Kit Carson and three others, expl4, and reach Salt Lake......September, 1847 Utah included in the cession by Mexico to the United States by the treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo......Feb. 2, 1848 James Brown purchases the tract wherippine Islands......July 10, 1898 Battery C (Utah volunteers) is organized and sworn into United States service......July 14, 1898 Memorial services are held in honor of the American sailors whhe Mormon Church......Sept. 13, 1898 The legislature adjourns sine die without electing a United States Senator......March 9, 1899 The Utah volunteers return from the Philippine Islands......Au
Monterey (California, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-utah
Utah, A State of the United States, the forty-fifth in admission, is bounded on the north by Idaho and Wyoming, east by Wyoming and Colorado, south by Arizona, and west by Nevada. Area, 84,970 square miles, lying between long. 109° and 114° W., and north of lat. 37° N. Population, 1890, 207,905; 1900, 276,749. Capital, Salt Lake City. Franciscan friars Silvestre Velez de Escalante and Francisco Atanasio Dominguez, looking for a route from Santa Fe to Monterey, Cal., reach Utah and Sevier lakes......September, 1776 Great Salt Lake discovered by James Bridger......1825 One hundred and twenty men, under William H. Ashley, come to Utah Lake from St. Louis through South Pass, and build Fort Ashley......1825 Jedediah S. Smith and fifteen trappers march from Great Salt Lake to Utah Lake, and thence to San Gabriel Mission, Cal., 1826; return to Utah......1827 J. Bartleson and twenty-seven emigrants for California proceed from Soda Springs to Corrine and thence into Ne
Fort Douglas (Utah, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-utah
ate officers are installed. George M. Cannon, president of the Senate, and Presley Denney, speaker of the lower House......Jan. 6, 1896 The pioneer jubilee festivities. The pioneer monument is dedicated and surviving pioneers are decorated with golden badges......July 20, 1897 The fiftieth anniversary of the entrance of the pioneers into Great Salt Lake Valley is celebrated......July 24, 1897 The two batteries (A and B) of Utah's volunteer artillery are mustered into service at Fort Douglas......May 9, 1898 A troop of volunteer cavalry, subsequently known as Troop I of the 2d United States Cavalry, is organized in Salt Lake City, with John Q. Cannon captain......May 15, 1898 Willard Young, son of President Brigham Young, is appointed by President McKinley colonel of the 2d Regiment of United States volunteer engineers......May 31, 1898 The Utah batteries (A and B) sail for Manila, Philippines......June 15, 1898 A company of Utah United States volunteer engineers
Green (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-utah
families—are fired upon by Indians, Sept. 7; forming a corral, after a siege of four days they surrender to John D. Lee, who promises protection, but all except seventeen children under seven years of age are massacred by Indians and Mormons......Sept. 11, 1857 Brigham Young by proclamation forbids armed forces to enter Salt Lake City, directs the troops in the Territory to repel such invasion, and declares martial law......Sept. 15, 1857 Mormons under Maj. Lot Smith destroy on the Green River and Big Sandy three or more supply-trains destined for the army of Utah......Oct. 5-6, 1857 Army of Utah, under Col. Albert Sidney Johnston, is ordered to Fort Badger, and into winter-quarters at Camp Scott. 2 or 3 miles from Fort Badger and 115 from Salt Lake City......November, 1857 Governor Cumming at Camp Scott proclaims the Territory in rebellion......Nov. 27, 1857 Col. Thomas L. Kane arrives at Salt Lake City as a peacemaker, with credentials from President Buchanan......Fe
from Oregon to the United States, pass through Utah......1842 Col. John C. Fremont, with Kit Car 4, and reach Salt Lake......September, 1847 Utah included in the cession by Mexico to the Unitedy, 1857 Alfred Cumming appointed governor of Utah......July 11, 1857 Mountain Meadows massacre in Ogden......April 24, 1893 Act permitting Utah to hold a constitutional convention and become ...Sept. 27, 1894 At the general election in Utah the Republicans elect Frank J. Cannon delegate ucation in Salt Lake City......Jan. 10, 1895 Utah's seventh constitutional convention convenes inover Cleveland signs the proclamation admitting Utah into the Union......Jan. 4, 1896 The State os volunteer engineers......May 31, 1898 The Utah batteries (A and B) sail for Manila, Philippineippine Islands......July 10, 1898 Battery C (Utah volunteers) is organized and sworn into United United States Senator......March 9, 1899 The Utah volunteers return from the Philippine Islands..[8 more...]
Wyoming (Wyoming, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-utah
Utah, A State of the United States, the forty-fifth in admission, is bounded on the north by Idaho and Wyoming, east by Wyoming and Colorado, south by Arizona, and west by Nevada. Area, 84,970 square miles, lying between long. 109° and 114° W., and north of lat. 37° N. Population, 1890, 207,905; 1900, 276,749. Capital, Salt Lake City. Franciscan friars Silvestre Velez de Escalante and Francisco Atanasio Dominguez, looking for a route from Santa Fe to Monterey, Cal., reach Utah and SWyoming and Colorado, south by Arizona, and west by Nevada. Area, 84,970 square miles, lying between long. 109° and 114° W., and north of lat. 37° N. Population, 1890, 207,905; 1900, 276,749. Capital, Salt Lake City. Franciscan friars Silvestre Velez de Escalante and Francisco Atanasio Dominguez, looking for a route from Santa Fe to Monterey, Cal., reach Utah and Sevier lakes......September, 1776 Great Salt Lake discovered by James Bridger......1825 One hundred and twenty men, under William H. Ashley, come to Utah Lake from St. Louis through South Pass, and build Fort Ashley......1825 Jedediah S. Smith and fifteen trappers march from Great Salt Lake to Utah Lake, and thence to San Gabriel Mission, Cal., 1826; return to Utah......1827 J. Bartleson and twenty-seven emigrants for California proceed from Soda Springs to Corrine and thence into <
Lovejoy, on their way from Oregon to the United States, pass through Utah......1842 Col. John C. Fremont, with Kit Carson and three others, explores Great Salt Lake in a rubber boat......Sept. 8, 1843 Brigham Young and 142 Mormons, in search of a location for their new Zion, arrive at the site of Salt Lake City......July 21, 1847 Mormons to the number of 1,553, with 580 wagons, leave Council Bluffs, July 4, and reach Salt Lake......September, 1847 Utah included in the cession by Mexico to the United States by the treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo......Feb. 2, 1848 James Brown purchases the tract where Ogden now stands from Miles M. Goodyear, who held it by Spanish grant as early as 1841......June 6, 1848 Provisional government for the State of Deseret, with capital at Salt Lake City, formed by a convention which met at Salt Lake City, March 4, and chose Brigham Young governor, March 12. First General Assembly convenes......July 2, 1849 Perpetual Emigration Fund Company
Colorado (Colorado, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-utah
Utah, A State of the United States, the forty-fifth in admission, is bounded on the north by Idaho and Wyoming, east by Wyoming and Colorado, south by Arizona, and west by Nevada. Area, 84,970 square miles, lying between long. 109° and 114° W., and north of lat. 37° N. Population, 1890, 207,905; 1900, 276,749. Capital, Salt Lake City. Franciscan friars Silvestre Velez de Escalante and Francisco Atanasio Dominguez, looking for a route from Santa Fe to Monterey, Cal., reach Utah and Sevier lakes......September, 1776 Great Salt Lake discovered by James Bridger......1825 One hundred and twenty men, under William H. Ashley, come to Utah Lake from St. Louis through South Pass, and build Fort Ashley......1825 Jedediah S. Smith and fifteen trappers march from Great Salt Lake to Utah Lake, and thence to San Gabriel Mission, Cal., 1826; return to Utah......1827 J. Bartleson and twenty-seven emigrants for California proceed from Soda Springs to Corrine and thence into Ne
tteries (A and B) of Utah's volunteer artillery are mustered into service at Fort Douglas......May 9, 1898 A troop of volunteer cavalry, subsequently known as Troop I of the 2d United States Cavalry, is organized in Salt Lake City, with John Q. Cannon captain......May 15, 1898 Willard Young, son of President Brigham Young, is appointed by President McKinley colonel of the 2d Regiment of United States volunteer engineers......May 31, 1898 The Utah batteries (A and B) sail for Manila, Philippines......June 15, 1898 A company of Utah United States volunteer engineers leave Salt Lake City for San Francisco en route to the Philippine Islands......July 10, 1898 Battery C (Utah volunteers) is organized and sworn into United States service......July 14, 1898 Memorial services are held in honor of the American sailors who lost their lives by the explosion of the Maine......July 24, 1898 President Wilford Woodruff, of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dies..
San Francisco (California, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-utah
p of volunteer cavalry, subsequently known as Troop I of the 2d United States Cavalry, is organized in Salt Lake City, with John Q. Cannon captain......May 15, 1898 Willard Young, son of President Brigham Young, is appointed by President McKinley colonel of the 2d Regiment of United States volunteer engineers......May 31, 1898 The Utah batteries (A and B) sail for Manila, Philippines......June 15, 1898 A company of Utah United States volunteer engineers leave Salt Lake City for San Francisco en route to the Philippine Islands......July 10, 1898 Battery C (Utah volunteers) is organized and sworn into United States service......July 14, 1898 Memorial services are held in honor of the American sailors who lost their lives by the explosion of the Maine......July 24, 1898 President Wilford Woodruff, of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dies......Sept. 2, 1898 Lorenzo Snow chosen president of the Mormon Church......Sept. 13, 1898 The legislature adjou
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