Camp Floyd and the Mormons: The Utah War
Place Published: Salt Lake City, UT
Publisher: The University of Utah Press
Date Published: 1992
Book Id: 34943
332pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] Blue cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine. Near fine. No dust jacket.
Volume 7 in the Utah Centennial Series. This volume "traces the history of the sojourn of Johnston's Army in Utah Territory from the beginning of the Utah War in 1857 through the abandonment of Camp Floyd in Cedar Valley west of Utah Lake at the outbreak of the Civil War. The book describes the relationship between the invading army and the local Mormon population, gives an account of Indian affairs in Utah, and describes the activities of federal officials in Utah during that volatile period."