Abstract

The gathering of the Mormon pioneers to Utah (commencing in 1847) has received extensive attention; however, the earlier LDS immigration to Nauvoo has not been adequately treated. This paper is the inspiring story of the British Saints who traveled to Nauvoo between June 1840 and February 1846. The international call to gather was received by the Prophet Joseph Smith during the second presentation of the Restored Church, less than six months after its organization in 1830.

Original Publication Citation

Fred E. Woods, "Gathering to Nauvoo: 1804-46," Nauvoo Journal 11, no. 2 (Fall 1999): 43-63

Document Type

Peer-Reviewed Article

Publication Date

1999-01-01

Permanent URL

http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/1877/3010

Publisher

Nauvoo Journal

Language

English

College

Religious Education

Department

Church History and Doctrine

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