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1857 Emigration

Outfit Station Departure Captain Souls Wagons Handcarts Arrival in SLC
Iowa City May 22 Israel Evans
149
1
28
Sept. 11
Iowa City June 15 James Park (Iowa)/C. Christiansen
330
3
@65
Sept. 13
Iowa City @June 30 Jesse B. Martin
192
31
Sept. 12
Iowa City June 15 Matthias Cowley
198
31
Sept. 13
Iowa City @July 1 Hoffheins/McCune
204
41
Sept. 21
Iowa City @July 5 William G. Young
55
19
Sept. 26
Florence June 13 W. Walker (freight)
86
28
Sept. 4
Texas June Homer Duncan
Sept. 14, 20, 25
Totals:
   
1,214
154
93
 

All Church organized companies started from Iowa City, the immigrants having been brought there by the Chicago and Rock Island Railroad. More than half came by wagon. They encountered U.S. soldiers heading to Utah to put down the "Mormon rebellion."



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