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Author Engel, Mary Ella, 1953-
Title Praying with one eye open : Mormons and murder in nineteenth-century Appalachian Georgia / Mary Ella Engel.
Imprint Athens : University of Georgia Press, [2019]

Author Engel, Mary Ella, 1953-
Subject Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Georgia -- History -- 19th century.
Standing, Joseph, 1854-1879.
Mormon Church -- Georgia -- History -- 19th century.
Mormon missionaries -- Georgia -- History -- 19th century.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 228 pages) : illustrations, map
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-220) and index.
Contents "I find my dream literally fulfilled": John Morgan in Georgia -- "There is something terrible coming": establishment of the North Georgia mission field -- "One by one they leave us": The first Expedition of Georgians to the West -- "Women is the only subject to be talked on": threats of violence in north Georgia-- "The day of grace Is gone": The murder of Joseph Standing -- "Think not when you gather to Zion, your troubles and trials are through": Georgia and the Mormon question -- Conclusion -- Appendix 1. North Georgia converts organized by branch -- Appendix 2. Members of mob accused of Elder Joseph Standing's murder.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780820355245 (electronic bk.)
0820355240 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1112670810
Additional Format Print version: Engel, Mary Ella, 1953- Praying with one eye open. Athens : University of Georgia Press, [2019] 9780820355610 (DLC) 2019008098 (OCoLC)1052877464

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