Born January 20, 1804 in Kentucky - Died May 11, 1879 in IdahoCharles Jefferson Hunt served in the Mormon Battalion as Captain of Company "A" and as assistant executive officer. In it's historic march from Council Bluffs, Iowa to San Diego, California, 1846 - 47. His service won the commendation of all who served with him.Under appointment by President Brigham Young in 1851, Captain Hunt was guide for the pioneers to San Bernadino, California. His pioneering service included also Provo, Parowan, and Huntsville. (Which bears his name) in Utah and Oxford, Idaho.A convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints He was loyal, obedient and faithful to the end.
|Series||This marker is part of the Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association series|
|Placed By||Descendants of Captain Hunt and the Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 3:26pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||12T E 413617 N 4689664|
|Decimal Degrees||42.35445000, -112.04888333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 21.267', W 112° 2.933'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 21' 16.02" N, 112° 2' 55.98" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 30 S Old Oxford Hwy, Downey ID 83234, US|
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