Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

The Mountain Meadows Massacre


Bagley, Will. Blood of the Prophets: Brigham Young and the Massacre at Mountain Meadows. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press. 2002.

Bancroft, Hubert Howe. The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Vol. XXVI. History of Utah 1540-1886. San Francisco: The History Company, 1889.

Beadle, J.H. Life in Utah or the Mysteries and Crimes of Mormonism. Philadelphia: National Publishing Company. 1870.

Brodie, Fawn McKay. No Man Knows My History. New York: Alfred A Knopf. 1945.

Brooks, Juanita. The Mountain Meadows Massacre. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press. 1950. Paperback edition with foreword by Jan Shipps, 1991.

Carleton, Brevet Major J.H. Special Report on the Mountain Meadow Massacre 57th Congress (House of Representatives) Document No. 605, 1st Session.

Denton, Sally. American Tragedy. The Tragedy at Mountain Meadows, September 1857. New York: Alfred Knopf. 2004.

Eliason, Eric A. Curious Gentiles and Representational Authority in the City of the Saints: Mormon life in 19th century literature. Religion and American Culture, June 22, 2001, No. 2, Vol. 11.

Gibbs, Josiah. The Mountain Meadows Massacre. Salt Lake City: Salt Lake Tribune Publishing Company. 1910.

Gunnison, J.W. The Mormons or Latter-Day Saints in the Valley of the Great Salt Lake. Philadelphia, Pa.: Grambo & Co. 1852.

Hickman, Bill Brighams Destroying Angel: Being The Life,  Confession,  and  Startling Disclosures of  the  Notorious Bill Hickman, The  Danite  Chief  Of  Utah.  (Notes by J.H. Beadle) Salt  Lake  CityUtah: Shepard  Publishing  Company. 1904.

Lee, John D. Mormonism Unveiled; Or The Life And Confessions Of The Late Mormon Bishop, John D. Lee. 1877.

Pratt, Parley. Autobiography. Salt Lake City. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. 1874.

Smith, Joseph Jr. 1832 account of his first vision. Recorded between Summer 1832 and November 1832. Archives of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Smith, Elder Joseph F. and Richard C. Evans. Correspondence on Blood Atonement and the Origin of Plural Marriage. 1905.

Stenhouse, Thomas B. H. Rocky Mountain Saints. New York City: D. Appleton & Co., 1873

Stenhouse, T. B. H., Mrs. Tell it All: the story of a life's experience in Mormonism: An Autobiography. Hartford, Conn. A.D. Worthington & Co.,  1875.

United States Senate. The Testimony Given Before the Judge of the Fifth Judicial District of the State of Missouri, on the Trial of Joseph Smith, Jr., and others, for High Treason and Other Crimes Against That State. February 15, 1841. 26 Congress, 2d Session.

Roberts, B.H. The Missouri Persecutions, Salt Lake City: George Q. Cannon and Sons, 1900

Young, Brigham. "Movements Of The Saints' Enemies -- The Crisis." Journal of Discourses 5:231. Great Salt Lake City, Sunday Afternoon, September 13, 1857.

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