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Ox-teamology (1860)

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008
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Joseph Young, a nephew of Brigham, who had captained a wagon train that left Utah in the spring of 1860 and returned that fall, was invited to deliver a sermon at the October general conference on “the science of Ox-teamology,” describing the possibilities of future “down and back” trains. Such wagon trains could take produce [...]