Erickson, Hilda Andersson, Interview, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1966, 19-20.
Mrs. Erickson: I didn't know much about it then.
Scott: You don't remember the big people talking about the Civil War?
Mrs. Erickson: No, they didn't say much, I don't think so.
Mrs. Hicks: They were just coming…..
Mrs. Erickson: They stopped every night and made a big circle, you know…..and they'd preach and they done all kinds of things that…..they ate and danced in that circle.
Scott: You wouldn't…..coming from Sweden, you wouldn't have too much interest in American politics and…..
Mrs. Erickson: No
Scott: …..and all of their strife and problems.
Mrs. Erickson: They'd just tell us that so and so was president and that's all I know.
Scott:Do you remember the name of the wagon train that you were in,,,,,coming across the plains?
Mrs. Erickson: Oh, I can't remember it, but they have it in…..you can get it in Salt Lake, the name of it.
Scott: Would you know it if you heard it?
Mrs. Erickson: Maybe.
Scott: I thought I had a name here of a wagon train that I thought maybe would be the one.
Mrs. Erickson: Anyway, it was the last one that came over by oxen.
Scott: The last one.
Mrs. Erickson: Yes. There wasn't an oxen team after that, any more. The next one they had their train running.