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Church News: About the cover

Marching to the drummer's beat, members of the newly mustered Mormon Battalion pass in review. This dramatic scene, re-enacted to remember the 150th anniversary of the mustering of the battalion, was a highlight of events in Council Bluffs, Iowa, July 12-13. In addition, President Gordon B. Hinckley dedicated a replica of the log Kanesville Tabernacle and spoke at an outdoor devotional. Articles about this commemoration are on pages 3, 5-10.