Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah, 1857
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330703]
Identifier: MSS SC 3109
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is a ten-page autobiography of Commodore Perry Liston. Also included is an index to the item. Liston describes how he was born in Ohio in 1821 and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) in 1851. He came to Utah in 1852 and moved to Cedar City. He was present at Mountain Meadows in 1857 when the Fancher Train was destroyed. He thought "there were some good people among them, consequently I did oppose Killing them....