175 years ago today - Nov 20, 1846

[Mormon Battalion]

Several days after leaving the line of the Rio Grande River, battalion scouts are unable to determine the correct way forward.

After lighting a signal fire at the top of a high mound, the men attract Apache Indians and Mexican traders who help them find the right westward trail.

[Mormon Battalion Timeline, Herald Extra, March 25, 2010]

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