America’s Three Cornered War: The Civil War in the Old West

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The Confederacy had plans for the American West. The Confederate invasion of New Mexico was the first step in implementing them. The venture proved to be disasterous, not only for the Dream of a rebel hold on the Pacific, but for the Native peoples of the Southwest. Dr. Megan Kate Nelson’s new book, “The Three Cornered War” covers the struggle and its aftermath. Listen in.