After the General Conference in May, James and Ellen were traveling with Elder Loughborough, visiting various churches, when they received word of a critical situation centering in Marion, Iowa. Convinced that this called for their counsel, they made a change in their travel plans and went together to Pilot Grove for a hastily called conference. As a result of most earnest labor the trouble was seemingly resolved, and the visiting workers were again on their way.

Date start: 1865-05-01 00:00:00
Date end: 1865-05-31 00:00:00