America, Civil War, Utah
In this chapter from "Civil War Saints" (2012, published by the Brigham Young University Religious Studies Center and the Deseret Book Company), Joseph R. Stuart and Kenneth L. Alford take a close look at the cavalry unit that was called to military service on April 28, 1862, at President Lincoln’s request. Their ninety-day period of service was the only unit-level active duty military contribution Utah Territory made during the Civil War. An earlier version of this paper, written by a student for the Library Research Grant Program, can be found here.
Original Publication Citation
Kenneth L. Alford and Joseph R. Stuart, “The Lot Smith Cavalry Company: Utah Goes to War,” in Civil War Saints, ed. Kenneth L. Alford (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2012), 127–41.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Stuart, Joseph R. and Alford, Kenneth L. Ph.D., "The Lot Smith Cavalry Company: Utah Goes to War" (2013). All Faculty Publications. 1645.
Brigham Young University Religious Studies Center and Deseret Book
Church History and Doctrine
The Brigham Young University Religious Studies Center granted permission for this chapter to be posted on ScholarsArchive on 29 April 2016.
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