GOING TO UTAH.—Letters have been received from Capt. MARCY'S command on their journey to Utah, dated 15th of May. The journey over-land has had its novelties and its trials. A writer to the New York Herald gives us some idea of a Western storm, which the party encountered on a prairie which divides the waters of the Arkansas River and those of the South Platte. It occurred on the 28th of April. We quote his re-cital at length:
I have often been exposed to storms both at sea and upon land, and in a variety of latitudes, but have never before witnessed one like this. It continued without the slightest cessation for sixty consecutive hours. Language fails to furnish words that will convey an adequate idea of the terrific ferocity of this angry and unseasonable tempest. A just conception of its fury can be had by those only who were spectators. A faint idea may nevertheless be conjectured from its effects, some of which I shall proceed to mention.
The public animals were guarded (as was cus-tomary) both day and night by armed men, who were continually riding around them and keeping them together. Yet, in spite of the utmost en-deavors of the herdsmen, about three hundred horses and mules stampeded, and ran frantically away, with the wind, for fifty miles before they could be stopped or turned.
Of three men who went off with these animals, one poor fellow was found dead upon the prairie after the storm, while the other two were badly frozen, and came very near perishing. They had no food for four days, and when discovered were crawling about upon their hands and knees in a state of great physical prostration and mental derangement. They were brought into camp, and are now rapidly recovering.
Another man became bewildered and lost in the snow and perished within two hundred yards of the camp, and another was found about three miles from the camp, where he had made a fire, and probably laid down in a state of exhaustion and went to sleep. When found, his body was almost entirely consumed by the fire.
Horses, mules and oxen perished during the continuance of the storm; but what we regarded as most remarkable, several antelope were found dead after the storm. This animal is a native of the plains, and passes the coldest winters upon the most elevated places, never seeking the cover of timber. He is clothed with a heavy coating of long hair, and is considered one of the most hardy animals of the West, and is probably capable of enduring as great a degree of cold as any other animal.
Several mountain men, who have lived for many years in this country, say they have never before seen so severe a storm. I am very con-fident I never have, and I am equally confident I have no curiosity to witness another.
By the Santa Fe mail of the 1st instant, we learn that Capt. MARCY lost in this storm 250 mules and a large number of sheep. Col. LORING had proceeded very well until April 29th, when he was overtaken by the same severe snow storm, in which six of his men were frozen to death. Lieut. MCNALLY, Regimental Quarter Master, lost 45 mules, and all his beef cattle and sheep. Mr. ALEXANDER, who was sending a train to Utah, lost all his animals except 15, and was ob-liged to abandon his wagons on the road.
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