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John Wesley Adair

Many sources and histories have misidentified the Adair member of the Mormon Battalion as George Wesley Adair. No such man existed. The Battalion member was actually John Wesley Adair (see his obituary).

Sources

  • [Names of men desiring land who came from California with Jonathan H. Holmes], in Salt Lake Recorder's Office, Land records [ca. 1847-1860].
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Ricketts, Norma Baldwin, The Mormon Battalion: U.S. Army of the West, 1846-1848, [1996], 20-28, 238-40.

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Ricketts, Norma Baldwin, The Mormon Battalion: U.S. Army of the West, 1846-1848, [1996], 222-23.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah