Criticism of Mormonism/Books/Blood of the Prophets: Brigham Young and the Massacre at Mountain Meadows/Index/Chapter 6

Response to claims made in "Chapter 6: We Are American Citizens and Shall Not Move"


A work by author: Will Bagley

98

Claim
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99

Claim
  •  Author's quote: ...[A]ll information about the emigrants' conduct came from men involved in their murder or cover-up....

Author's source(s)
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  • Compare treatment in American Massacre: p. 121.
Response

101

Claim
  • Mormons in American Fork refuse to trade with the Fancher party.

Author's source(s)
  •  [ATTENTION!]
Response

114

Claim
  • Bowie knife to throat? [ATTENTION!]

Author's source(s)
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Response

117 and others

Claim
  • The author frequently refers to dubious, anonymous, or folklore evidence without much skepticism.

Author's source(s)
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Response

119-120

Claim
  • Account of William Hawley

Author's source(s)
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121

Claim
  • The author claims that Mountain Meadows was known among the Mormons as "a preferred location for the quiet execution of unpleasant tasks."

Author's source(s)
  •  [ATTENTION!]
  • Compare treatment in American Massacre: p. 129.
Response
 FAIR WIKI EDITORS: Check sources