In a letter to the Mormon Battalion, Brigham Young tells the soldiers to leave what alone whenever they get sick?
B) Mild foods and herbs
C) Physical exertion
D) The Surgeon’s medicine
(A) The opposing military commanders were officers in the state militia and both were ecclesiastical leaders
The Battle of Crooked River on October 24, 1838 is noted for the fact that two commanders of the Missouri state militia faced-off against each other and both were also ecclesiastical leaders. David Patten, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve and Samuel Bogart, a Methodist minister.
James B. Allen and Glen M. Leonard, The Story of the Latter-day Saints (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1992), 136.