Mormon studies, Willie and Martin Handcart company, pioneer, handcart trek
Arguably the most heroic and the most tragic episode of the westering experience, the handcart trek of late 1856 is a magnificent story of individual faith in the midst of serious mistakes.
Christy, Howard A.
"Weather, Disaster, and Responsibility: An Essay on the Willie and Martin Handcart Story,"
BYU Studies Quarterly: Vol. 37
, Article 2.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/byusq/vol37/iss1/2