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Rescue of the 1856 handcart companies

by Rebecca Bartholomew

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Published by Brigham Young University Press in Provo, Utah .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Overland journeys to the Pacific.,
    • Mormon Church -- West (U.S.) -- History.,
    • Handcarts -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.),
    • Mormon pioneers -- West (U.S.),
    • Mormon handcart companies.,
    • West (U.S.) -- History -- 1848-1860.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRebecca Cornwall and Leonard J. Arrington.
      SeriesCharles Redd monographs in western history ;, no. 11
      ContributionsArrington, Leonard J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF593 .C74 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination59 p. :
      Number of Pages59
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4255713M
      ISBN 100842519416
      LC Control Number81001078
      OCLC/WorldCa7282892

      In , the church inaugurated a system of handcart companies in order to enable poor European emigrants to make the trek more cheaply. Handcarts, two-wheeled carts that were pulled by emigrants instead of draft animals, were sometimes used as an alternate means of transportation from to Location: Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Wyoming, Utah, US. By Ashley King Howard Bangerter, one of the authors of "Tragedy and Triumph: Your Guide to the Rescue of the Willie and Martin Handcart Companies.".

        In August , more than 1, Mormon emigrants in the Willie and Martin handcart companies left Florence, Nebraska Territory, with plans of reaching Salt Lake City and the headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints before winter. Almost 4, converts arrived in the United States during the winter They landed at New York and went by train to Iowa City, Iowa — the outfitting and jumping off point. The first three handcart “companies” of made it to Salt Lake without major incident.

      In all, ten companies of handcart pioneers made the journey to Utah between and The emigrant companies included many children and elderly individuals, and pushing and pulling handcarts was difficult work. The first three companies made good time, and their trips were largely uneventful. Rescue of the Handcart Companies. Vol. 11 of the Charles Redd Monographs in Western History. Provo, Utah Hafen, LeRoy R., and Ann W. Hafen. Handcarts to Zion: The Story of a Unique Western Migration, Vol. 14 of the Far West and the Rockies Historical Series. Glendale, Calif. Lund, Gerald N. Fire Of The Covenant.


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Rescue of the 1856 handcart companies by Rebecca Bartholomew Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Rescue of the Handcart Companies" by Rebecca Bartholomew is a short academic publication documenting the rescue of the stranded Martin and Willie handcart companies.

The body of the book is just over 40 pages long. There are several pages of end notes and a biographical listing of all known people in the rescue parties/5(5). This short book (about 60 pages including notes) covers the rescue operation mounted to save the pioneers of the Willie and Martin handcart companies in Bartholomew and Arrington have done their research and included extensive notes that support their findings/5.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bartholomew, Rebecca, Rescue of the handcart companies. Provo, Utah: Brigham Young. Of five companies, three negotiated the 1,mile ordeal relatively without incident, while two companies lagged behind and became bogged down in Wyoming snow storms.

When Brigham Young heard of their plight, he criticized these poorer immigrants for lack of judgment and preparation but nevertheless dispatched search parties to rescue : $ COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Very Good. Bartholomew, Rebecca. Rescue of the Handcart Companies. Arrington, Leonard J. Salt Lake City, Utah: Distributed by Signature Books, v, 63pp. 8vo. Paperback.

Book condition: Very good with subtly bumped edges and old bookseller's label on rear cover. Contact This Seller; Hide Details. When Brigham Young learned on October 4,that more than a thousand people in two handcart and two wagon companies would be arriving very late in the season, he began a rescue effort to help bring them to Salt Lake City.

It involved hundreds of men, teams, and wagons. Rescue of the Handcart Companies ; Brigham Young Brigham Young must have approached the general conference with heavy heart.

He had been informed the day before that close to immigrants were on the plains, two handcart companies, two wagon companies, several freight : Billy Wardle. This is a book of stories and paintings and maps recounting the travels and trials of the Martin and Willie handcart companies of It follows the groups from England to Salt Lake, as well as some of the rescuers and their stories.

It's the story of faith and perseverance. This book tells the story well and is a fast read with lots of pictures/5. Handcart travel began in and continued through The Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company (PEF) provided loans to help those who could not afford to make the journey.

Only 10 of the more than Latter-day Saint emigrating companies traveled by handcart. Most handcart companies made the journey without major incident. On October 5,Brigham Young announced to the Saints in the Salt Lake Valley that the Willie and Martin handcart companies were facing trouble on the plains of Wyoming.

He emphasized the need to quickly mobilize resources and rescuers. Between andthere were ten handcart companies that crossed the plains, not just two. There were three companies before Willie and Martin, and five companies after. What is their story. What was common to all those who pulled a handcart.

This book answers those questions. Alabama, United States There is no documentation that Dennis Wilson Winn was a rescuer in He was a member of the Nauvoo Legion in Nauvoo, and the Mormon Battalion.

He first came to Utah in Winn, Dennis George - (24), b. England Family records indicate that Dennis George Winn participated in the rescue of the Martin handcart company. Between andalmost 3, people came to Utah in ten handcart companies. This database contains lists of handcart pioneers from four companies, as well as some immigrants who came to Utah earlier.

Add to Print List Remove from Print List Notes. Indexed in the Utah, FamilySearch, Early Church Information File, To view the index online, click here.

Bibliographic notes: p. The story of the massive effort to rescue the Willie and Martin handcart companies is one of the most inspiring in Church history. Second Rescue is next chapter in the story of those same pioneers, who were stranded between time and eternity in their spiritual progression.5/5(1).

Home >> Book >> Inspirational >> Go And Bring Them In: The Heroic Rescue of the Willie and Martin Handcart Companies. Go And Bring Them In: The Heroic Rescue of the Willie and Martin Handcart Companies. Print; View full size; $ tax incl. ISBN: They should have been on the road in May or June.

Instead, the ill-fated Willie and Martin companies (two of 10 handcart companies that crossed the. With the tragic experiences of the Willie and Martin handcart companies ofthe handcart companies are among the easiest group of pioneers to dramatize. As a result, popular Latter-day Saint historical fiction books and movies frequently focus on handcarts and the stories of handcart companies seem to come up almost as often as the rest of.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Rescue of the Handcart Companies by Arrington and Cornwall at the best online prices at. Rescue of the handcart companies. Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Press.

MLA Citation. Bartholomew, Rebecca. and Arrington, Leonard J. Rescue of the handcart companies / Rebecca Cornwall and Leonard J.

Arrington Brigham Young University Press Provo, Utah Australian/Harvard Citation. Bartholomew, Rebecca.She is working on a book about the handcart migration. For further reading Moulton suggests Handcarts to Zion: The Story of a Unique Western Migration, –, by LeRoy R.

Hafen and Ann W. Hafen, and Devil’s Gate: Brigham Young and. AMERICAN FORK — Heidi Swinton and documentary filmmaker Lee Groberg have produced a new book, "Sweetwater Rescue: The Willie and Martin Handcart Story," that details in word and art the tragedy that befell European immigrants as they crossed the Plains in While most of the 10 handcart companies of converts to The Church of Jesus Christ.