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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 16 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 14 0 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 12 0 Browse Search
Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography 8 0 Browse Search
William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 2 8 0 Browse Search
William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 1 6 0 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 6 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 28, 1862., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
Charles Congdon, Tribune Essays: Leading Articles Contributing to the New York Tribune from 1857 to 1863. (ed. Horace Greeley) 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 4 0 Browse Search
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William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 1, Chapter 19: Red Mormonism. (search)
Chapter 19: Red Mormonism. From Winnemucca, an Indian camp in Nevada, to Brigham, a prosperous Mormon town in Salt Lake Valley, we race and wriggle through a mountain district, not more striking in physical aspect than in human interest. Rolling on the level of Ben Nevis, with a score of snowy peaks in front and flank, we climb through woods of stunted pine, ascending by the Pallisades to Pequop, at the height of Mont d'or, from which we slide by way of Humboldt Wells and the Americannders, Delegate George Q. Cannon, and Professor Orson Pratt. In the camp of Red Cloud, a chief of the Teton Sioux, you hear the same talk of divine help, and of standing face to face with God, as you hear in the Lion House and Tabernacle at Salt Lake. I will consult the Great Spirit, says Red Cloud, when the Indian Commissioners press a point. In speaking to the Whites, Red Cloud never drops this tone of priest and seer. Whatever the Great Spirit tells me to do, that I will do. Red C
William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 1, Chapter 20: White Indians. (search)
n-twentieths of the territory, says Daniel Wells, mayor of the city, still belonging to the Saints. Yet every one must see that a Gentile feeling, hostile to the Mormon theory of domestic life, begins to reign in store and street, in mart and bank. A Gentile banker may not seem so great a personage as a Mormon bishop, yet this bishop's daughters cannot be prevented from turning their eyes in female envy on that banker's wife. The Gentile lady is more richly dight than any other woman at Salt Lake. The Mormon ladies wish to dress like her. Riches are entering into strife with grace, and fashion is pushing sanctity to the wall. In other days plurality was a rage. You heard of nothing else. Ladies affected to be smitten by the spell, and boasted of bringing in new Hagars to their lords. To have a plural household was a sign of perfect faith and walking in the highest light. To be a member of the Church, and yet refrain from sealing wife on wife, was a discredit to the priesth