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Scripture Stories—Stories and Inspiration for Children

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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Scripture Stories—Stories and Inspiration for Children
21 MIN2012 JUL 30
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Learn about the Mormon Battalion. Captain James Allen of the United States Army came to the Saints and asked them for 500 men to volunteer to help with the war in Mexico. Five hundred forty-one men volunteered to serve. They marched 2,000 miles to California, but they didn't have to fight.