A Libelous, Scandalous, and Scurrilous Sheet : The Gentile-Owned Valley Tan Publishers in Mormon Utah
Journal of the West
The Valley Tan, a newspaper published for 17 months in SLC in 1858, was condemned by the Utah Legislature. The editor was Kirk Anderson. It was used as the primary information source for soldiers stationed at Camp Floyd. This artcle also deals significantly with General Johnston and the Utah War.