Utah's Black Hawk War

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9780874805833: Utah's Black Hawk War

Not the same Black Hawk who resisted European encroachment in Illinois thirty years earlier, but a warrior chief also named Antonga, who led Utes, Navajos, and Paiutes in a series of stock raids on Mormon settlements in Utah territory from 1863 to 1867. The Mormon's hesitated to call for troops because of previous trouble they had had with the US government, and instead formed their own militia, the Nauvoo Legion. The resulting bloodshed degenerated into a war of vengeance that ended only in 1872 with the arrival of federal troops. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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"This important book opens up to scholars and general readers alike not only a significant and long neglected domain of Utah's history, but also a rigidly suppressed one."--Alfred L. Bush, Princeton Collections of Western Americana

"For almost eighty years, historians and the Utah community have waited for a scholar to write the history of Utah's Black Hawk War. We finally have the answer in this exemplary work."--Brigham D. Madsen, University of Utah

"UTAH'S BLACK HAWK WAR is well-written, exhaustively researched, and full of interesting--even exciting--details. John Peterson has made a major contribution to Utah history with this study. His telling of the story provides balance and drama to the history not only of Utah but of the West and of America."--Leonard J. Arrington

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John Peterson is a teacher in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints education system.

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