A) Her husband
B) Her two stubborn oxen
C) U.S. army officers
D) Porter Rockwell
Joseph Smith Jr. ranks 52nd and Brigham Young at 74th on America’s most influential personality list. This list appeared in the December 2006 issue of the Atlantic Monthly who polled ten prominent historians to compile the inventory.
David Roberts, Devils Gate-Brigham Young and The Great Mormon Handcart Tragedy (New York City: Simon and Schuster, 2008), 32.