“Held a Council of War—what They Should Do to Cause the Lamanites to Come Out Against Them to Battle”

W. Cleon Skousen

We now come to a moment of desperation where Moroni felt compelled to trick the Lamanites by somehow luring a major portion of their army to evacuate the city so they could be attacked. So here is what happened.

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