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Autobiography and Diary of James Pace

First Page of "A Biographical Sketch of the Life of James Pace"

James Pace (1811-1888) was a Lieutenant in the Mormon Battalion in the U.S. Army.

This collection includes Pace's autobiography, pp. 1-18, and diary, pp. 19-86. Typescript of diary compiled while serving with Mormon Battalion describes events, travel conditions, and encounters with native peoples, Spaniards, and Americans.