LDS History, August 11, 1838

-- August 11, 1838
[Joseph Smith] Far West, Missouri. Joseph Smith traveled with members of the high council to visit the Canadian brethren who had settled on the Grand River at Three Forks, Gentry County, contrary to the Churchs counsel. (1)
-- 1838 August 11
[Joseph Smith] Departed Far West on journey to forks of Grand River, northwest of Daviess County, Missouri, to warn company of Canadian Latter-day Saints who had settled outside of Adam-ondi-Ahman area contrary to his directions. (2)
-- 11 Aug. 1838
[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph leaves Far West for the Grand River to welcome a colony of Canadian Saints settling at Adam-ondi-Ahman. (3)
-- August 13, 1838
[Joseph Smith] Far West, Missouri. Joseph Smith was chased by evil designing men on his journey back to Far West from the Grand River and upon arrival was informed of a writ for his arrest. (1)
-- 13 August 1838
[Missouri War] Committee of Carroll citizens orders the Saints to leave the county. (4)
[Missouri War] Daviess County judges issue writs for the arrest of Joseph Smith and Lyman Wight. (4)
-- August 16, 1838
[Joseph Smith] Far West, Missouri. Joseph Smith told Sheriff William Morgan of Daviess County that he wished to be tried in Caldwell County according to the law. (1)
-- August 20, 1838
[Joseph Smith] Far West, Missouri. Joseph Smith met with various inhabitants of Caldwell County who formed themselves into Agricultural Companies. (1)
-- ca. 20 Aug. 1838
[Lucy Mack Smith] While Samuel is at Far West, Mary Bailey Smith is sent to Far West in a wagon during a drenching rainstorm with her newborn son and two daughters, ages one and two, by neighbors who report the prospect of mob violence. (George A. Smith dates her evacuation at about this time; Lucy recalls it as three days after the birth.) Lucy nurses her slowly back to health. (3)
-- 20-30 August 1838
[Missouri War] Citizen groups and vigilantes meet in upper counties and resolve to assist Daviess and Carroll counties in bringing alleged Mormon criminals to justice. (4)
-- 20 August 1838
[Missouri War] One hundred armed men ride into DeWitt and threaten Mormons. (4)
-- August 30, 1838
[Joseph Smith] Far West, Missouri. Joseph Smith spent the day in an interview with Brother John Corrill, whose conduct for some time had been very unbecoming. (1)
-- 30 Aug. 1838
[Lucy Mack Smith] Governor Boggs orders Major General David Rice Atchison to call out the militia. About this time Neil Gillum/Gillium, a militia captain, begins beating, plundering, and burning out the Saints at Hunters Mills. (3)

1 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
2 - Joseph Smith Papers: Chronology for the Years 1832-1839
3 - Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, Edited by Lavina Fielding Anderson, 2001, Signature Books
4 - Stephen C. LeSueur: The 1838 Mormon War in Missouri, Appendix: Chronology of Events in Missouri, 1838-1839