| RICHARD HARRISON, a MORMON SHOOTER AND CLUBBER, was 2 nd Lt. in one
of the platoons in Cedar City. ; born at Dudley, Worcestershire, England, in
1808, the son of William Harrison and Elizabeth Baker. He resided in Parowan,
Iron County were he was a member of the church "high council."
| In September 1857, Harrison was a 2 nd Lt. in one of the platoons in Cedar
City. According to John D. Lee, Harrison was from Pinto, a member of the
high council and in attendance at the military council at Mountain Meadows
on Thursday, September 10. His exact role in the massacre the following
day is unknown. In the 1859 arrest warrant he was listed as simply "Harrison."
| Biographical Sketch |
|Information on the above Mormon Shooter and Clubber, was obtained from the following: The 1857 Iron County Militia Project, Mountain Meadows Massacre Assassins, Lee, Wise, Shirts, Mormon Manuscripts to 1846.