Brigham Young Order Scorched Earth Campaign to Stop U.S. Army

Brigham Young Order Scorched Earth Campaign to Stop U.S. Army

Mormon Leader Brigham Young
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With the arrival of spring, Mormons in the Utah Territory expect that the U.S. Army regiment sent by President James Buchanan to remove Brigham Young as governor will start moving again.

Young orders a scorched earth policy: everyone is ordered to move south and prepare to destroy anything they cannot carry.

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