Mormon studies, Nauvoo, Nauvoo Legion, Illinois, Illinois Militia
The Nauvoo Legion was probably more a skeleton organization than the fully manned and impressively equipped force memorialized by popular artists and writers.
Saunders, Richard L.
"Officers and Arms: The 1843 General Return of the Nauvoo Legion's Second Cohort,"
BYU Studies Quarterly: Vol. 35
, Article 13.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/byusq/vol35/iss2/13