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" History may be searched in vain for an equal march of infantry. Half of it has been through a wilderness, where nothing but savages and wild beasts are found, or deserts where, for want of water, there is no living creature. There, with almost hopeless... "
Mormon Settlement in Arizona; a Record of Peaceful Conquest of the Desert - Page 15
by James H. McClintock - 1921 - 307 pages
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The Living Age ..., Volume 16

1848
...over two thousand miles. History may he searched in vain for an equal march of infantry ; nine tenths of it has been through a wilderness, where nothing...deserts where, for want of water, there is no living crea turo. There, with almost hopeless labor, we have dug deep wells, which the future traveller will...
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A breeze from the Great Salt Lake: or, New Zealand to New York by the new ...

Joseph Earle Ollivant - Religion - 1871 - 176 pages
...safe arrival on the shores of the Pacific ocean, and the conclusion of its march of over two thousand miles. History may be searched in vain for an equal march of infantry,—nine-tenths of it through a wilderness where nothing but savages and wild beasts are found,...
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The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft: History of California. 1884-90

Hubert Howe Bancroft - British Columbia - 1886
...their safe arrival on the shore of the Pacific Ocean, and the conclusion of their march of over 2,000 miles. History may be searched in vain for an equal march of infantry. Half of it has been through n wilderness where nothing but savages and w ild beasts are found, or deserts where, for want of water,...
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History of California, Volume 22

Hubert Howe Bancroft, Henry Lebbeus Oak, William Nemos, Frances Fuller Victor - California - 1886
...tlioshore of tho Pacific Ocean, and tho conclusion of their march of over 2,000 miles. History may bo searched in vain for an equal march of infantry. Half of it has been through u wilderness where nothing but savnges and wild beasts are found, or deserts where, for want of water,...
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The Historical Record, Volumes 7-9

Andrew Jenson - 1888
...safe arrival on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, and the conclusion of Its march of over two thou«and miles. History may be searched In vain for an equal march of infantry; ninetenths of it through a wilderness, where nothing but savages and wild beasts are found, or deserts...
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History of Utah, Comprising Preliminary Chapters on the Previous History of ...

Orson Ferguson Whitney - Mormons - 1892
...hardships compared with which fighting would have been mere sport. Said Colonel Cooke, their commander : " History may be searched in vain for an equal march of infantry." Short rations, lack of water, excessive toil in road-making, welldigging and over-marching, caused...
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A Brief History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: From the ...

Edward H. Anderson - Mormon Church - 1893 - 173 pages
...against *Says Lieutenant-Col. St. George Cooke, in charge of the Battalion, vine Col. J. Allen, deceased: "History may be searched in vain for an equal march of infantry; nine-tenths of it through a wilderness, where nothing but savages and wild beasts are found; or deserts...
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West American History, Volume 22, Part 5

Hubert Howe Bancroft - Indians of North America - 1902
...their safe arrival on the shore of the Pacific Ocean, and the conclusion of their march of over 2,000 miles. History may be searched in vain for an equal...infantry. Half of it has been through a wilderness wRere nothing but savages and wild beasts are found, or deserts where, for want of water, there is...
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A Biographical Sketch of John Riggs Murdock

Joseph Marion Tanner - Mormon Church - 1909 - 206 pages
...safe arrival on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, and the conclusion of its march of over two thousand miles. History m'ay be searched in vain for an equal march of infantry ; nine-tenths of it through a wilderness, where nothing but savages and wild beasts are found, or deserts...
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The Story of "Mormonism"

James Edward Talmage - Mormon Church - 1910 - 87 pages
...not been trodden by civilized foot. Colonel Cooke, the commander of the "Mormon" Battalion, declared, "History may be searched in vain for an equal march of infantry." Many were disabled through the severity of the march, and many cases of sickness and death were chronicled....
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