Mormons at the Missouri: Winter Quarters, 1846-1852

Mormons at the Missouri: Winter Quarters, 1846-1852 "And Should We Die..."

by Richard E. Bennett
     
 

The Mormon trek westward from Illinois to the Salt Lake Valley was an enduring accomplishment of American overland trail migration; however, their wintering at the Missouri River near present-day Omaha was a feat of faith and perseverance. Richard E. Bennett presents new facts and ideas that challenge old assumptions—particularly that life on the frontier

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The Mormon trek westward from Illinois to the Salt Lake Valley was an enduring accomplishment of American overland trail migration; however, their wintering at the Missouri River near present-day Omaha was a feat of faith and perseverance. Richard E. Bennett presents new facts and ideas that challenge old assumptions—particularly that life on the frontier encouraged American individualism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806136158
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date:
06/28/2004
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)

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