The Brethren [of Rush Valley] have not overtaken the indians. Wilford said that He herd Tabby a friendly Indians say that the Chiefs had been to the soldier Camp and Col Johnson or Harny had told them that Brigham Young had charmed their Children and they had died and Brigham Young wood kill them all. The Officers said that Joseph Smith was a great Captain and they Cut his head off easy and Brigham Young was a Small Captain and we will Cut off his head much easier and in this way they stired up the Indians to war against US.
[Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]
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