Joseph Smith has labeled himself a general and urges his faithful followers to �expel the infidels from the Holy Land.� About 500 Mormons are armed and preparing for battle. Smith expects to die a martyr in the coming conflict. Also printed in the Manufacturers and Farmers Journal (22 May 1834).
19th Century Mormon Article Newspaper Index
Published by Brigham Young University
The 19th Century Mormon Article Newspaper Index contains more than 5,000 images of newpaper articles from the 1800's which relate to Mormons. These include articles about polygamy, fear mongering, and scandal.