180 years ago today - (Mon) Oct 15, 1838

Joseph Smith formed a military company which marched to Daviess County under command of David W. Patten. Parley P. Pratt and others.

Battle of Crooked Creek between Mormons and Samuel Bogart's troop of State Militia. Three Mormons (David W. Patten, Gideon Carter, and Patrick O'Banion) were killed trying to rescue captives. One of Bogart's men was killed.

[Broadhurst, Dale R., Mormon Chronology, http://olivercowdery.com/history/morchrn2.htm]

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