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Massacre at Mountain Meadows : an American tragedy

Author: Ronald W Walker; Richard E Turley, Jr.; Glen M Leonard
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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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 isolated southern Utah deceived an emigrant party with a promise of safety and then killed the adults and all but seventeen  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald W Walker; Richard E Turley, Jr.; Glen M Leonard
ISBN: 9780195160345 0195160347
OCLC Number: 762184182
Notes: Map on lining papers.
Description: xvi, 430 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: PREFACE; APPENDIX A: THE EMIGRANTS; APPENDIX B: THE EMIGRANTS PROPERTY; APPENDIX C: THE IRON MILITARY DISTRICT; APPENDIX D: INDIANS ALLEGEDLY TIED TO THE MASSACRE
Responsibility: Ronald W. Walker, Richard E. Turley, Jr., Glen M. Leonard.

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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 isolated southern Utah deceived an emigrant party with a promise of safety and then killed the adults and all but seventeen of the youngest children.

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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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