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Howling of the wolves (access required)

On Dec. 8, 1846, just west of present-day Douglas, Elisha Smith died in the wilderness. We may read the details 162 years later in dozens of personal journals because Smith was a teamster for his old friend, Capt. Daniel Davis of the Mormon Battalion. They took part in one of the longest military marches in ...

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