150 years ago today - 150 years ago - Sep 25, 1868

[Wilford Woodruff]
We started on our days Journey. We had not gone more than about half a mile Before Presidet Young stoped his team & shot at a wolf with a rifle Barrel pistol & it kicked & struck him in the nose & nearly broke it. The pain struck to his stomach & he fainted away & it took near half an hour to bring him to. It frightened us all.

[Source: 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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