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Product Code: XB062
Title: The Mountain Meadows Massacre
Author: Juanita Brooks
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
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Date: 1991
Pages: 318
Additional Info: Foreword by Jan Shipps


The most complete study of the 1857 massacre of a non-Mormon wagon train passing through Utah territory. Also deals with the LDS efforts to hide the details and the eventual execution of LDS leader John D. Lee by the U.S. government for planning the massacre.

Table of Contents


  1. Into the Wilderness
  2. Defense of Zion
  3. The Zealous South
  4. Misunderstood Covenant
  5. "This Horrid Story"
  6. Questions Answered
  7. Misgivings after the Fact
  8. A Bloodless "War"
  9. The Church Acts
  10. An Official Sacrifice
  11. Causes and Effects

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