By Wendy Locey Summer is right around the corner. Each summer we participate in a summer reading program. This summer we thought we would learn about one of our ancestors who walked 2,000 miles as part of the Mormon Battalion, then read the same number of pages as miles they walked. Over the past year, we have been learning about the Mormon Battalion, an active military unit during the Mexican-American War. Last August, we attended a local presentation about the Mormon Battalion. It is the only battalion named after a religious group. The only battle that the Mormon Battalion fought was...
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