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  • Brig. General James Deshler (CSA) (1833 - 1863)
    James Deshler (February 18, 1833 – September 20, 1863) was a career United States Army officer and a graduate of West Point. He was a Confederate brigadier general during the American Civil War and d...
  • Brig. General James Argyle Smith (CSA) (1831 - 1901)
    James Argyle Smith (July 1, 1831 – December 6, 1901) was a United States Army officer, and a graduate of West Point. He is known for being a Confederate brigadier general during the Civil War, his...
  • Brig. General Samuel W. Ferguson (CSA) (1834 - 1917)
    Wragg Ferguson (November 3, 1834 – February 3, 1917) was a career United States Army officer, a cavalryman, and a graduate of West Point. He is best known as being a Confederate brigadier general durin...
  • Brig. General John M. Jones (CSA) (1820 - 1864)
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  • Brev. Maj. Gen. (USA) Francis "Frank" Wheaton (1833 - 1903)
    (Francis) Wheaton (May 8, 1833 – June 18, 1903) was a career military officer in the United States Army during the American Civil War and Indian Wars.==Early life and career==Wheaton was born in Provid...

Add participants in the Utah War of 1857 to this project. You can visit HistoryLink to find out which projects include your ancestors.

The Utah War, also known as the Utah Expedition, Utah Campaign, Buchanan's Blunder, the Mormon War, or the Mormon Rebellion was an armed confrontation between Mormon settlers in the Utah Territory and the armed forces of the United States government. The confrontation lasted from May 1857–July 1858. There were some casualties, mostly non-Mormon civilians, and the war had few notable battles, generally being resolved through negotiation.

Source: Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utah_War

Sources and Further Information

  • Norman F. Furniss, The Mormon Conflict 1850-1859
  • LeRoy R. Hafen and Ann W. Hafen, editors. The Utah Expedition, 1857-1858: A Documentary Account