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Mormon Adventurer in the Civil War

Devan Jensen and Paul Hoffman both told “an adventure tale and a love story, albeit one with a tragic ending” at the Mormon History Association Annual Meeting in San Antonio in June.

As Jensen explained, “this is the story of Henry Wells Jackson, a wandering Mormon motivated by duty to God, country and family.”

Jensen outlined some of significant firsts of Henry Wells Jackson:

- He was among the first to march west to California as part of the Mormon Battalion.

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