Massacre at Mountain Meadows : an American tragedy /

Massacre at Mountain Meadows offers the most thoroughly researched account of the massacre ever written. Drawn from documents previously not available to scholars and a careful re-reading of traditional sources, this gripping narrative offers fascinating new insight into why Mormons settlers in isol...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Walker, Ronald W. 1939-2016.
Other Authors: Turley, Richard E., Jr., 1956-, Leonard, Glen M., 1938-
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Prologue: a picture of human suffering Mountain Meadows, May 1859
  • Exiles from freedom New York to the Iowa Plains, 1830-1846
  • Peals of thunder Utah, 1847-1857
  • No more submit to oppression Silver Lake, July 24, 1857
  • Avoid all excitement, but be ready Salt Lake city to Parowan, July 24-August 8, 1857
  • Preaching a military discourse Southern Utah, August 9-21, 1857
  • A splendid train Arkansas to Utah, emigration season, 1857
  • Restless and excited begins Northern Utah, July-August 1857
  • We have better claim Salt Lake to Filmore, August 1857
  • Men have magnified a natural circumstance Corn Creek to Parowan, late August-early September 1857
  • Make it an Indian massacre: Cedar city, July 24-September 5 1857
  • A fearful responsibility Cedar City and Southwest, September 5-7, 1857
  • Finish his dirty job Parowan to Mountain Meadows, September 7-10,1857
  • Decoyed out and destroyed Mountain Meadows, September 10-11, 1875
  • Too late to back water Mountain Meadows to Cedar City, September 11-13, 1857
  • Epilogue: under sentence of death Beaver to Mountain Meadows, March 20-23 1877
  • Appendixes: A. The emigrants
  • B. The emigrants' property
  • C. The militiamen
  • D. The Indians.