Book of Mormon, Criticism, Authorship, Sources, Translation, Language, Modern Church, Joseph Smith
Book of Mormon descriptions of defensive fortifications are not attributable to specific nineteenth-century sources but rather to the English vocabulary of the day.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
"Noah Webster and the Book of Mormon,"
Journal of Book of Mormon Studies: Vol. 4
, Article 8.
Available at: http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/jbms/vol4/iss2/8