Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret NewsExcerpt:THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 22. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4, 1858. VOL. VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- CHAPTER OF ACCIDENTS. -[Written at Great Salt Lake City, February, 1858.]- VARIED and diverse are the lives and for- tunes of men; while the paths of some are strewn with flowers and ease from the cradle to the grave, with naught to disturb their peace; others are marked victims of varied misfortunes, accidents and dangers. The last named ...Dates:July 23, 1842 August 10, 1842 September 12, 1843 October 5, 1846 July 5, 1848 April 21, 1856 April 28, 1856 April 29, 1856
Excerpt:between the headblock and the fender post, and broke both bones of my leg below the knee. I was taken to the house and lay nine hours before my bones were set, which time was spent amidst ^suffering severe pain, but being young my bones soon knitt together and in a few days, I was again upon my feet; during my confinement, by this lameness, my bro., Thompson, was my companion in the same room going through with a course of the typhus fever. When 7 ...
Excerpt:and would have served me in the same way, had I not fallen. During the same year, I went into my father's saw mill, with several others. I got upon the head-block to take a ride, while the carriage was running back, not anticipating any danger; my leg was caught between the head-block and the fender-post, and broke both bones of my leg below the knee. I was taken to the house, and lay nine hours before my bones were set, suffering severe pain; but being young ...