165 years ago today - Aug 5, 1857

Governor Brigham Young placed Utah Territory under martial law and forbade U.S. troops to enter Salt Lake Valley.

[Ludlow, Daniel H. editor, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Macmillan Publishing, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Vol. 4, Appendix 2: A Chronology of Church History, http://amzn.to/eG0DIp]

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