Transcript for Jensen, Julius, [Interview], in "Utah Pioneer Biographies," 44 vols., 15:98,100

They joined the company at Omaha, left for Utah 1866, and arrived in 1866. He does not remember the month. He was a small child. We came to Utah for the sake of the church. The leader was Abner Lowry, and we traveled by ox team. I recall seeing buffalo while crossing the plains. The leader called a halt. There were fifty wagons in the company. These were stationed thirty to forty feet apart, all facing the oncoming herd. We could see a dust at first but had no more than got lined up as commanded, when the herd was on us. The buffalo went in between the wagons. We were afraid the teams would stampede, but the drivers held them control. We had plenty of buffalo meat for quite a few days.