John Hyde states that during the winter of 1854-1855, that what was taught in almost all the Nineteen ward schools?
c. Military maneuvers
d. Sewing and knitting
c. Mormon Town
The Mississippi Saints who desired to go west with the vanguard company of Saints, but ultimately could not find them, wintered 250 miles south of Pueblo, Colorado where they were met by three groups of the Mormon Battalion. This settlement became known as Mormon Town.
Kate B. Carter, comp. Our Pioneer Heritage. Vol. 2 (Salt Lake City: Daughters of Utah Pioneers, 1958-77), 421-76.