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Mountain Meadows Massacre

by Juanita Brooks

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah, 1857.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 292-310) and index.

    Statementby Juanita Brooks ; foreword and afterword by Jan Shipps.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF826 .B87 1962
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 318 p. :
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1757802M
    ISBN 100806123184
    LC Control Number92103606

    Book Provides an Unflinching Look at Mountain Meadows Massacre Copied to Clipboard The new book, Massacre at Mountain Meadows, published by Oxford University Press, is not a Church production but was co-authored by Mormon historians Ronald W. Walker, Richard E. Turley Jr. and Glen M. Leonard. Massacre at Mountain Meadows (Book): Walker, Ronald W.: On Septem , 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. More than men, women, and children perished in the slaughter. Massacre at Mountain Meadows offers the most thoroughly .

    In the Fall of , some California-bound emigrants were killed in lonely Mountain Meadows in southern Utah; only eighteen young children were spared. The men on the ground after the bloody deed took an oath that they would never mention the event again, either in public or in private. The leaders of the Mormon church also counseled silence.4/5(3). 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 the emigrant party.

    # Messenger, Hofmann and the Mountain Meadows Massacre; Murder in a Mormon Ward House? Bancroft's History of Utah: The Mountain Meadow Massacre (Chapter 20) Mountain Meadows Massacre by Josiah F. Gibbs; One of My Family's Best Kept Secrets by Sandra Tanner; Online Video. Mountain Meadows Massacre [Google Video] Nauvoo. Bancroft's. What amazes me most about the evolution of the story of the Mountain Meadows Massacre is that years it was about blood atonement, hatred of gentiles and robbery. The Baker-Fancher train was worth K in The booty stolen from 5/5(2).


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A very sad book of the deaths of so many people at the Mountain Meadows Massacre. I was amazed to see the event took place on Ring a bell to you of another event. After reading Michael Richan on the event in one of his River books I Cited by: 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 the emigrant party Cited by: A book of narrow but dramatic interest, Massacre at Mountain Meadows contains the most complete historical record of one of the bleakest events in the history of the Mormon settlement of the West.

Few people know the extent of the Mormon colonization of what is today the western United States, Mexico, and even Canada.4/5. Mountain Meadows Massacre: Collected Legal Papers. Edited by Richard E.

Turley Jr., Janiece L. Johnson, and LaJean Purcell Carruth On Septema group of Mormons aided by Paiute Indians brutally murdered some men, women, and children traveling through a remote region of southwestern Utah. The Aftermath of Mountain Meadows The massacre almost brought the United States to war against the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, but Author: Gilbert King.

The Mountain Meadows Massacre is something most people have probably never heard of before - unless you're a Mormon or had ancestors who were part of the massacred Fancher wagon party.

This book was the first to seriously attempt an honest investigation of the massacre, unflinchingly seeking the truth.4/5. New Volumes Contribute to Understanding.

–Two new volumes contribute to understanding the Mountain Meadows Massacre. The volumes, titled Mountain Meadows Massacre: Collected Legal Papers, Initial Investigations and Indictments, and Mountain Meadows Massacre: Selected Trial Records and Aftermath, are now available from the University of.

A new book, Massacre at Mountain Meadows, tries to explain what happened that day and why. Produced in cooperation with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), it is the. Juanita Brook's book was objective on both sides, pointing out the atmosphere among the LDS people at the time of the Mountain Meadows Massacre while also showing the inconsistencies in some of the LDS explanations.

If there is one clear point in the book it is that in times of prejudice and war, even good people will do horrific by: For a more complete, documented account of the event, readers are referred to the forthcoming book Massacre at Mountain Meadows.

1 Historical Background In an army of roughly 1, United States troops was marching toward Utah Territory, with more expected to follow. Throughout the book, the authors paint finely drawn portraits of the key players in the drama, their backgrounds, personalities, and roles in the unfolding story of misunderstanding, misinformation, indecision, and personal vendettas.

The Mountain Meadows Massacre stands as one of the darkest events in Mormon history. - Walker, Turley, Leonard; Massacre at Mountain Meadows This is the second book about Moutain Meadows Massacre I've read. The first was the seminal work by Juanita Brooks The Mountain Meadows Massacre in Brooks' book was published in Juanita Brooks' book, 'The Mountain Meadows Massacre' is an early historical attempt to explain why this horrible event happened.

There were a lot of things that happened that led to this horrible end. The Mormon War was just starting and Buchanan had. After finishing Jon Krakauer's amazing "Under the Banner of Heaven," I turned to Denton's book for a fuller account of the Mountain Meadows Massacre.

I wasn't disappointed. This book is absolutely incredible. Anyone who reads it will be shaken up by the history of the Mormon Church and what it has by: 4. My husband and I just finished reading a book about the Mountain Meadows massacre and today we visited the sacred site.

There are several books written on this very subject but we recommend the book Massacre at Mountain Meadows by Ronald W. 5/5(11). Josiah Gibbs, author of the book Lights and Shadows of Mormonism, recalled that “a prominent Salt Lake editor” said, “The Mountain Meadows massacre is an incident that should be forgotten,” for the sake of peace in Utah.

Yet events surrounding the upcoming sesquicentennial appear primed to bring more attention to the massacre than. Ok fine, Please read (Massacre at mountain meadows byjr.

and d) This book covers what was going on in Utah 3 mo. prior to Sept 11 It was wrong in many ways. Most times when visiting the site it is UN-holy ground. To understand properly the Mountain Meadows Massacre, one must know something of the stormy history of the Mormon church.

This church had its beginnings in western New York during the revivalist period of the early 's, when preachers stirred whole counties into frenzy with their lurid eloquence, and sporadic sects sprang up over the 5/5(4). This case, the Mountain Meadows Massacre case, the legal case that arose from it, was considered one of the most celebrated cases of the 19th century.

For that reason, many people looked into it — journalists, investigators, curiosity seekers and when they gathered information, that information went with them to the various states to which.

Mountain Meadows Massacre, (September ), in U.S. history, slaughter of a band of Arkansas emigrants passing through Utah on their way to d by the U.S.

government’s decision to send troops into the Utah territory, Mormons there were further incensed in when a band of emigrants set up camp 40 miles (64 km) from Cedar City.

As the title states, I'm looking for a book on the Mountain Meadows Massacre, in which emigrants who were traveling through Utah were slaughtered by a local contingent of members of the Church of Latter Day Saints.

I'm looking for a relatively non-biased and objective account of the factors leading up to the massacre and the fallout from.Mountain Meadows Massacre. 67 likes. Captain John (Jack)Twitty Baker lead a wagon train of Arkansas immigrants to California in His train was attacked in southern ers: Book Reviews The authors of Massacre at Mountain Meadows, like Bagley, do not agree with all of Brooks’ conclusions, but they do maintain that the Mormon hierar-chy neither conspired nor directed the decimation of the emigrants.