Latter-day Saints, Mormons, American Civil War, Utah Territory, Brigham Young, polygamy, loyalty, statehood, Union, Confederate, newspapers
A discussion of how Mormons were treated in the national press during the American Civil War with an emphasis on polygamy, statehood requests, loyalty, and Brigham Young.
This chapter was originally published (and reprinted in "Civil War Saints" with permission):
Kenneth L. Alford, “Utah and the Civil War Press.” Utah Historical Quarterly 80, no. 1 (Winter 2012): 75–92.
Original Publication Citation
Kenneth L. Alford, “Utah and the Civil War Press,” in Civil War Saints, Kenneth L. Alford, ed. (Provo, Utah: BYU Religious Studies Center and Deseret Book, 2012), 267–283.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Alford, Kenneth L. Ph.D., "Utah and the Civil War Press" (2012). All Faculty Publications. 1708.
BYU Religious Studies Center and Deseret Book
Church History and Doctrine
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