125 years ago today - Apr 23, 1898

[Brigham Young Jr.]

Have condemned in unmeasured terms our young men volunteering to go to war. First they would be victims to the malaria of the south and it is our business to preach the gospel not kill men.

[Brigham Young Jr. Diary, as quoted in Minutes of the Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1910-1951, Privately Published, Salt Lake City, Utah 2010]

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