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Brigham Young Timeline in The Weeks (1801-1900)
Brigham Young remains a powerful and controversial figure in the history of the Great American West. This is the man who led the Mormon exodus from the hostile environment in the east, west to Zion in the great Salt Lake Valley in what was to become Utah. Creator of the phenomenon of the Mormon Handcarts and perhaps the instigator of attacks on detractors of the faith and maybe even “Indian” attacks on the wagon trains of other settlers passing through “his” country. His influence reaches well into the modern world…
Here are all of the references to Brigham Young
appearing in Old West Daily Reader; in date order.
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Week Date Remarks
22 06/01/1801 Born: Brigham Young
16 04/18/1847 Indian Attack
30 07/24/1847 Salt Lake Valley
23 06/09/1848 Miracle of the Gulls
37 09/11/1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre
40 10/07/1857 Ft. Bridger
32 08/07/1861 Mark Twain
20 05/19/1868 UPRR
12 03/23/1877 John D. Lee
35 08/29/1877 Died: Brigham Young
34 08/21/1883 “Wild Bill” Hickman
08 02/20/1900 Chief Washakie
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