Compton, Todd M.; Gentry, Leland Homer (2012-01-26). Fire and Sword: A History of the Latter-day Saints in Northern Missouri, 1836-39 (ebook Part 1) (Kindle Locations 218-227). Greg Kofford Books. Kindle Edition.comes the suggestion of some places to look, including
Larry C. Porter, “A Study of the Origins of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the States of New York and Pennsylvania, 1816–1831” (Ph.D. diss., Brigham Young University, 1971); Max H. Parkin, “A History of the Latter-day Saints in Clay County, Missouri, from 1833 to 1837”; and Milton V. Backman Jr., The Heavens Resound: A History of the Latter-day Saints in Ohio, 1830–1838. Todd Compton, In Sacred Loneliness: The Plural Wives of Joseph Smith. Several of the women I researched had significant Missouri experiences: Emily and Eliza Partridge, daughters of Bishop Edward Partridge; Agnes Coolbrith Smith, wife of Don Carlos Smith; Mary Elizabeth Rollins Lightner; Eliza R. Snow; Lucy Walker; and Martha McBride Knight, wife of Bishop Vinson Knight. Stephen C. LeSueur, The 1838 Mormon War in Missouri; Alexander L. Baugh, A Call to Arms: The 1838 Defense of Northern Missouri.