Blood of the Prophets: Brigham Young and the Massacre at Mountain Meadows
Place Published: Norman, OK
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Date Published: 2002
Edition: Uncorrected page proofs
Condition: Very good +
Book Id: 49418
SIGNED. 458pp. Octavo [25.5 cm] Illustrated wraps. Thirty-six black and white illustrations. The fore edge corners of the wraps are just a little bit curled.
Inscribed by author on the half-title: "To___, Who have (?) this project from its inception- and have provided encouragement and inspiration along the way- Will Bagley, 12 June 2002."The most important work on the Mountain Meadows Massacre since Juanita Brooks' work in 1950. On September 11, 1857, the Fancher-Baker Party of overland trail immigrants heading to California from Arkansas were ambushed and betrayed by Mormons in Southern Utah, with the assistance of some Paiute Indians, leading to the worst massacre of Americans by Americans in the 19th century. 120 men, women and children were brutally murdered.