Latter-day Saints, Mormons, U.S. Army, Utah Territory, Camp Douglas, Fort Douglas, American Civil War, Brigham Young, Patrick Edward Connor, Stephen A. Douglas, Lot Smith, Utah Cavalry, Great Salt Lake City
A discussion of the establishment (1862) and early years of Camp Douglas, Utah Territory. Discusses the tense relationship between Brigham Young and Colonel (later Brigadier General) Patrick Edward Connor, U.S. Army commander of Camp Douglas.
Original Publication Citation
Kenneth L. Alford, “Camp Douglas—Keeping a Watchful Eye on Salt Lake and the Saints.” in Salt Lake City: The Place Which God Prepared, Scott C. Esplin and Kenneth L. Alford, eds. (Provo, Utah: BYU Religious Studies Center and Deseret Book, 2011), 179–201.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Alford, Kenneth L. Ph.D., "Camp Douglas: Keeping a Watchful Eye on the Saints" (2011). All Faculty Publications. 1701.
BYU Religious Studies Center and Deseret Book
Church History and Doctrine
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