160 years ago today - Dec 9, 1860

[Brigham Young]

Touched on the position of the U.S. at the present time [entering into civil war]. Showed that they [were] trying all the time to fulfill the sayings of Joseph Smith Junior. Spoke of our return (in spite of hell or our enemies either) to Jackson County, Missouri. -- SLC Tabernacle

[Diary of Charles Lowell Walker. Andrew Karl Larson, ed. Logan: Utah State University Press, 1980. 151-152, in The Complete Discourses of Brigham Young, Ed. Richard S. Van Wagoner, Smith-Pettit Foundation, Salt Lake City (2009), http://bit.ly/BY-discourses]

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