Duncan, William N., Novak, Shannon A., Stojanowski, Christopher M.
Talking Heads and Other Specters of the Mountain Meadows Massacre
Studies in Forensic Biohistory
Cambridge University Press
Following the Mountain Meadows Massacre in 1857, the region was transformed into a mass grave. Visitors found the that the region's resources were changing. Some visitors thought they could hear wagons creaking, while others recorded sightings of body parts. This chapter examines these accounts from a biological perspective.