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

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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