Miller, Henry W., Journal, in Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 17 Oct. 1862, .
On this day, Capt. Henry W. [William] Miller's company of emigrants, which had left Florence August 8th, with sixty wagons and about 665 emigrants, arrived in G.S.L. City. The company had suffered considerably and about 28 persons died on the journey. The following is copied from Henry W. Miller's private journal:
"In the spring of 1862 I was appointed a captain of a Church train to go to the States for a company of emigrants. Altogether there were six companies sent to the Missouri River this year for that purpose. The teams from Cache and Weber counties constituted my train of 47 wagons with four yoke of oxen to each wagon. I left home at Farmington, Utah, on May 19, 1862, took charge of the train and went to Salt Lake City, where I received our loading and that day traveled some two miles and camped. The following day (Tuesday) we stayed in camp regulating our loads. The next morning