Tag Archives: Carthage

Mormon Militancy and the Conflict in 1840s Nauvoo?


The non-Mormons of Hancock County, Illinois, in the early 1840s probably disliked the Mormons from the first, in the same way that most Americans have generally disliked what they have viewed as religious fanaticism, but they were initially disposed toward toleration … Continue reading

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The Arrests of Joseph and Hyrum Smith


Since I published my account of the assassinations of Joseph and Hyrum Smith on the anniversary date, June 27, 1844, located here, and my account of the Nauvoo Expositor affair that prompted the incarceration of Joseph Smith, the founding prophet … Continue reading

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The Nauvoo “Expositor” Affair


Since I wrote a post on the assassinations of Joseph and Hyrum Smith on June 27, 1844, mentioning the the Expositor newspaper as the trigger for these events, located here, several people have asked to know more about the Expositor. … Continue reading

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