When conflict between the locals and the Saints at Nauvoo became apparent, Joseph counseled his people to be as cool as what on a frosty morning?
a. Church Historian
It is common knowledge that not only was Hyrum one of the eight witnesses to the Book of Mormon, but he also was Joseph’s second counselor (1837), and patriarch to the Church. What might not be so common was the fact that Hyrum was also one of Joseph’s bodyguards.
An Intimate Chronicle: The Journal of William Clayton, George D. Smith, ed. (Salt Lake City, Signature Books, 1995)