[Apostle Wilford Woodruff]
... a report that the Indians of this western world were going to unite to gerber & make war upon the United States.
Presidet Taylor persued the same policy that Presidet Young did. He Presidet Taylor sent word By Brother Spencer to tell all the Indians that we have any influence with not to have any thing to do with going to war or sheding Blood to keep out of Everything of that kind for it was not right to shed Blood. It was wicked. ...
[Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]