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Mormon Pioneer

Overland Travel

From the Life of Zebulon Jacobs, 24 August 1861

Humor on the Plains

Saturday, August 17. As we woke up in the morning all hands began laughing at each other, as our faces were besmeared with tar and wagon grease. Some of the boys from the other camp had paid us a visit and left their compliments upon our faces.

Read more of Zebulon Jacobs’s trail experience.