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Elkhorn River Crossing

Distance: 293 miles from Nauvoo

Elkhorn River Crossing

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One of the major river crossings faced by westbound emigrants coming from Winter Quarters.


Journal Entry

William I. Appleby

15 July 1847

"Pursued our journey about 18 miles. Arrived at the Elkhorn River, where we found Capt. Dan Jones encamped with the Welsh company of Saints, and Capt. Silas Richards with his company of fifty, encamped about three miles west of the Elkhorn, awaiting our arrival..." Read More

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One of the major river crossings faced by westbound emigrants coming from Winter Quarters.