LDS History, 1834 February 24

-- 1834 February 24
[Joseph Smith] D&C 103 (Kirtland): Jackson county saints to be restored to their lands. They were driven from Jackson because they were not entirely obedient. Now Zion to be redeemed to power; one will be raised up like Moses to lead the people back; Parley P. Pratt and Lyman to gather a hundred men, also Joseph Smith, Sidney Rigdon, Hyrum Smith, Frederick G. Williams, Orson Hyde, Orson Pratt. (1)

-- 24 Feb. 1834
[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph Jr. receives a revelation (D&C 103) ordering the organization of Zion's Camp. (2)

-- February 24, 1834
[Revelations] Kirtland, Ohio. Doctrine and Covenants 103. Members driven out of Jackson county because of disobedience. Now Zion to be redeemed with power ; one will be raised up like Moses to lead the return. Parley & Lyman not to return to Jackson until 500 volunteers are raised, or 300, or at least 100. Parley to travel with Joseph , Lyman with Sidney, Orson Hyde with Orson Pratt.
Kirtland Revelations Book, 108-111, heading: Kirtland February 24 1834. Recorded by Orson Pratt, August 18, 1834.
Book of Commandments, Book C Recorded by Orson Pratt, August 18, 1834.
Newel Kimball Whitnery Papers (BYU), Box 1, fd. 15 [verses 15-20], heading: Excerpt of a revelation given at Kirtland when L Wight & P. P. Pratt went down & helped gather the army in 1834 being commanded by revelation [Revelation of Dec. 25, 1835 follows immediately. ].
First published in the 1844 Doctrine and Covenants, Section 101. (3)

-- February 26, 1834
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith started from Kirtland to gather volunteers for Zions Camp. (4)

-- 1834 February 26
[Joseph Smith] Departed Kirtland on journey to Pennsylvania and New York to raise funds and recruit volunteers for Zions Camp. (5)

[Joseph Smith] Those designated to raise men for Zion's camp on February 24 leave on their assignments. (1)

-- 26 Feb.-28 Mar. 1834
[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph Jr. and Parley P. Pratt go east to obtain volunteers for Zion's Camp. (2)

-- February 27, 1834
[Joseph Smith] Elk Creek, Pennsylvania. Joseph Smith stayed at Shadrach Roundys home while traveling to New York to gather volunteers for Zions Camp. (4)

-- February 28, 1834
[Joseph Smith] Wesleyville, Pennsylvania. Joseph Smith stayed with kind strangers on his journey to New York to gather volunteers for Zions Camp. (4)

-- March 2, 1834
[Joseph Smith] Westfield, New York. While traveling with Parley P. Pratt to enlist men to help the Saints return to their land in Jackson County, Missouri, Joseph Smith preached in the evening to a small congregation, which seemed strong in the faith. (4)

-- March 5, 1834
[Joseph Smith] Villanova, New York. Joseph Smith and Parley P. Pratt traveled to the home of the Freeman Nickerson family in Perrysburg, New York, where they held a meeting to recruit volunteers to help the Missouri Saints return to their homes in Jackson County, Missouri. (4)

-- March 6, 1834
[Joseph Smith] Perrysburg Township, Cattaraugus County, New York. Joseph Smith and Parley P. Pratt held another meeting at Freeman Nickersons home but without success. (4)

-- March 7, 1834
[Joseph Smith] Ellicottville, New York. Joseph Smith, Parley P. Pratt, and Freeman Nickerson experienced difficulties finding lodging. (4)

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2 - Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, Edited by Lavina Fielding Anderson, 2001, Signature Books
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4 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
5 - Joseph Smith Papers: Chronology for the Years 1832-1839

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