Hosea Stout - Nauvoo Legion

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Hosea Stout - Nauvoo Legion
 - y era roo I Agio.. This is the official title...
y era roo I Agio.. This is the official title of the Mormon army, as organized by the last Territorial Legislature, and includes the whole body of the militia. The following are the names and rank of the general officers Daniel H. Weil, Lien tenant - General. James Fergnsen, AdjutanMismeral. A. P. Rock wood, Cornmi ry - Oencr.al. Geo. D. Grant, Brigadier - Ganeral of Cavalry. H. B. Clawson, Aid - de - Camp. L. W. Hardy, Division Conxmisaary. W. H. Fi"pa, Lieatenant - Colonel of Cavalry. Wm. Hyde, Lieutenant - Colonel of Infantry. R, T. Burton, Msjor of the Life Guard. Lewis Robinson, Quartet - meat or - Gen oral. Rosea Stout, Attorney - General. It will be noticed here, now that Utah is an independent State, that Mr. We'l ranks Gen. Scott, who is only lieutenant - general by brevet. Bat among the most curious provisions of the system is that for Hosea Stout, and the attachment of the rank of colonel to two chaplains on the lieutenant - general's staff, and the same rank, to his chief musician. Gen. Wells also enjoys the title of Third Elder ef the Church, his seniors being Young and KhnhalL ; . - As to the number of men already actively is the field, ws have ne reliable seounU. . Letters from CoL Alexander's camp express tke opinion that it does not exceed 5,000.. AH admit, however, that they areiaan admirable state ef efflcteacy. T - -

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  1. The Times-Picayune,
  2. 05 Jan 1858, Tue,
  4. Page 1

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