John Garrison

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  • Page 5

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    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 ...
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    July 23, 1842 August 10, 1842 September 12, 1843 October 5, 1846 July 5, 1848 April 21, 1856 April 28, 1856 April 29, 1856
  • Page 7

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft of Accidents

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    and their lives were saved, by having a long train of freight between the passenger cars and the engine, which ^all of them^ were mashed to pieces, the engineer was killed, some of the passengers had bones broken I escaped unhurt. On the 5th day of Oct 1846, while with the Camp of Israel building up winter quarters on the west side of the Missouri river, (then Indian country,) I passed through one of the most painful and serious misfortunes I ...
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    October 5, 1846
  • Page 37

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    (Continued from page 376.) HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. -[FROM HIS OWN PEN.]- CHAPTER OF ACCIDENTS. (Written at Great Salt Lake City, Feb. 1858.) On the 5th of October, 1846, while with the camp of Israel building up winter Quarters, on the west side of the Missouri river, (then Indian country) I passed through one of the most painful and serious misfortunes of my life. I took my axe and went two and a half miles on to the bluffs ...
    Dates:
    October 5, 1846
  • Page 304

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    against a standing oak and the fallen tree caught me against the standing oak and I came down crushed between the two trees I babdly brused my left thigh and hip and left arm broke my breast bone into about 6 inches and broke 3 ribs on my left side, bruised my lungs and vitals after the accident I sat down upon a log and waited untill Br John Garrison went a quarter of a mile to get my horse, notwithstanding I was so badly hurt ...
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    November 3, 1846 November 4, 1846
  • Page 43

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    (*2nd, Page 6th paper apart) On the 5 day of Oct 1846 while with the Camp of Israel building up Winter Quarter on the west side of the Missouri River then Indian Country I passsed passed through one of the most painful scenes of my life and serious misfortune of any of my life I took my ax and went 2 1/2 miles onto the bluffs to cut some shingle timber to cover my cabin I was acompanied by two other men and while falling the third tree ...
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    October 5, 1846