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During the Utah War (1857–58), Latter‐day Saints wrote and published a large number of poems and song expressing their loyalty to the Church, anger at the federal government, and defiance of the United States soldiers who were marching toward Utah Territory. This article places those poems and stories in context and shares many of them.
Original Publication Citation
Kenneth L. Alford, “Latter-day Saint Poetry and Songs of the Utah War.” Mormon Historical Studies 12, no. 1 (Spring 2011), 1–28.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Alford, Kenneth L. Ph.D., "Latter-day Saint Poetry and Songs of the Utah War" (2011). All Faculty Publications. 2040.
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