180 years ago today - Jun 20, 1844

[Joseph Smith]

At day break send the Guard out of the city /to pitch upon ground to/ to meet the enemy. 10 A.M. Southwick ... said a cannon from Quincy arrived at Warsaw. ... 11 [P.M.] reviewed the troops facing the Mansion and went onto parade on the bank of the River.

... [Theodore] Turley had orders to commence Making cannon.

[Faulring, Scott (ed.), An American Prophet's Record: The Diaries and Journals of Joseph Smith: Joseph Smith Diary, 1844, http://amzn.to/jsdiaries]

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