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Orson Hyde Company (1851)

Spring 1851
Departed From
Laramie, Wyoming
On 1851 August 17
Vehicle Type
Company Type
Independent Train
Company Direction

This was a small company of approximately seven men, traveling to the Valley. Orson Hyde was likely the leader of the company due to his position as an apostle and his experience on the plains, though it is not explicitly stated. The men were accompanying a new, federally appointed judge for the territory, Judge Perry Brocchus. The group of men arrived in the Valley on 17 August 1851.

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