Utah History

Battalion: Part One

Special | 57m 43s

Ken Verdoia's two-hour documentary "BATTALION" uncovers the story of the Mormon Battalion during the War With Mexico. Marching 2,000 miles through the mostly uncharted American Southwest, the 500-man battalion was a pivotal force in fulfilling the national dream of Manifest Destiny.

Aired: 01/12/04

Rating: NR

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