Criticism of Mormonism/Books/American Massacre/Chapter 7

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Response to claims made in "Chapter 7: Harrison, March 29, 1857"

A FairMormon Analysis of: American Massacre: The Tragedy at Mountain Meadows, a work by author: Sally Denton
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Response to claims made in American Massacre: The Tragedy at Mountain Meadows, "Chapter 7: Harrison, March 29, 1857"

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Response to claim: 103 - The Fancher wagon train appeared to be "marked" from the time that they arrived at Salt Lake City

The author(s) of American Massacre make(s) the following claim:

The Fancher wagon train appeared to be "marked" from the time that they arrived at Salt Lake City.

(Author's sources: *David L. Bigler, Forgotten Kingdom: The Mormon Theocracy in the American West, 1847–1896 (Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press, 1998), 162. (bias and errors) Review)

FairMormon Response

Fact checking results: This claim contains propaganda and/or spin - The author, or the author's source, is providing information or ideas in a slanted way in order to instill a particular attitude or response in the reader

There is no evidence of this - it is speculation on the part of the author and the author's source.