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Megan Kate Nelson on the Battle of Valverde, New Mexico, February 21, 1862

Dear H-NewMexico Subscribers,

In case you are interested in New Mexico and the Civil War, here is a link to a short article on the pivotol 1862 Battle of Valverde by Megan Kate Nelson: http://werehistory.org/the-battle-of-valverde-new-mexico-february-21-1862/. The article is derived from Nelson's new book, The Three Cornered Hat: The Union, the Confederacy, and Native Peoples in the Fight for the West, just published by Scribner. 

Carter Jones Meyer 

Center of the American West Summer Workshop in Applied History

CU Boulder's Center of the American West will host an all expense paid three-week Summer Workshop that will provide an opportunity for participants to work with accomplished practitioners of Applied History. Here is your chance to take a deep dive into the “repurposing” and development of a range of practical skills, for free,