June 26, 2019

The Mountain Meadows Massacre

The Mountain Meadows Massacre

The Mountain Meadows massacre was a series of attacks on the  emigrant  at  in southern . The attacks began on September 7 and culminated on September 11, 1857, resulting in the mass slaughter of most in...


The Mountain Meadows massacre was a series of attacks on the Baker–Fancher emigrant wagon train at Mountain Meadows in southern Utah. The attacks began on September 7 and culminated on September 11, 1857, resulting in the mass slaughter of most in the emigrant party by members of the Utah Territorial Militia from the Iron County district, together with some Southern Paiute Native Americans.

 

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