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Monumental story: Mormon Battalion historic site reopens

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When the Mormon Battalion finally reached the Pacific Ocean on Jan. 29, 1847 — their feet scarred and bloody, their rations depleted and their clothing tattered — they had completed a march of nearly 2,000 miles to what is modern-day San Diego. They endured one of the longest military marches in history, forging their way over largely uncharted territory because a prophet of God asked them to go.

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