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Massacre at Mountain Meadows. ; An American Tragedy.

Author: Richard E Turley, Jr.; Glen M Leonard; Ronald W Walker
Publisher: Oxford University Press 2008.
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On September 11, 1857, a band of Mormon militia, under a flag of truce, lured unarmed members of a party of emigrants from their fortified encampment and, with their Paiute allies, killed them. This  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard E Turley, Jr.; Glen M Leonard; Ronald W Walker
ISBN: 9780195160345 0195160347
OCLC Number: 728091049
Description: 448 p.
Contents: PREFACE ; 1. Under Sentence of Death ; 2. The Feeling of Mobocracy Is Rife ; 3. Avoid All Excitement, But Be Ready ; 4. Tyrannical in Their Rule ; 5. A Splendid Train ; 6. To Travel the Northern Route ; 7. The Unusual Sight of an Immigrant Train ; 8. Men Have Magnified a Natural Circumstance ; 9. Make It An Indian Massacre ; 10. A Fearful Responsibility ; 11. To Finish His Dirty Job ; 12. Decoyed Out and Destroyed ; 13. Too Late to Back Water ; 14. Conclusion ; APPENDIX A: THE EMIGRANTS ; APPENDIX B: THE EMIGRANTS PROPERTY ; APPENDIX C: THE IRON MILITARY DISTRICT ; APPENDIX D: INDIANS ALLEGEDLY TIED TO THE MASSACRE
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Massacre at Mountain Meadows tells of the grim outcome without flinching and without excuse. Richard Bushman , Journal of Ecclesiastical History

 
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