Devil's Gate: Brigham Young and the Great Mormon Handcart Tragedy 9781416580355, 1416580352

The Mormon handcart tragedy of 1856 is the worst disaster in the history of the Western migrations, and yet it remains v

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Devil's Gate: Brigham Young and the Great Mormon Handcart Tragedy
 9781416580355, 1416580352

Table of contents :
Cover
Colophon
ALSO BY DAVID ROBERTS
Title Page
Copyright
Dedication
Contents
1 Patience
2 Finding Zion
3 The Divine Handcart Plan
4 Savage Advice
5 Troubles on the Platte
6 Rocky Ridge
7 Martin's Cove
8 The Mormon Mayflower
9 A Day of Reckoning
Acknowledgments
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Photographic Insert

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