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Eli Whipple Company (1858)

On 1858 March 17
Departed From
Redwood City, California
On 1858 June 11
Vehicle Type
Company Type
Independent Train
Company Direction

This company left Redwood City, California, with 19 missionaries and a few families. They traveled down the San Joaquin Valley, crossing Tejon Pass, and were joined by a few others going across the Mojave Desert to Utah. They reached Cedar City in late May 1858 and most of the company traveled north to Salt Lake City.

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