The Civil War in the American West: When Multi-Racial Armies Fought Over Gold Mines and Indian Lands

The Civil War in the American West: When Multi-Racial Armies Fought Over Gold Mines and Indian Lands

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When people think of the American Civil War, specific images spring to mind—Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, Scarlett O’Hara escaping a burning Atlanta in a hoop skirt, and blue and grey uniforms clashing on bloodied battlefields. The war is well researched, but there is still the little-known, yet still vastly important, history of the Civil War in the American West.

I’m talking today with Megan Kate Nelson, author of The Three Cornered-War: The Union, the Confederacy, and Native Peoples in the ... See More

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