Map to Grand Encampment / Mormon Battalion Mustering Grounds Marker

Grand Encampment / Mormon Battalion Mustering Grounds Marker

1600 S. Highway 275
Council Bluffs, IA 51501

The Grand Encampment was where the Mormons met after traveling across Iowa. Twelve days after they arrived at the Encampment, the U.S. Army was seeking volunteers. Five hundred men, known as the Mormon Battalion, began their trek to Southern California.

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