Tag Archives: Glorieta Pass

Gettysburg of the West?: The Battle of Glorieta Pass

ECW welcomes back guest author Patrick Kelly-Fischer More than one Civil War battle carries the nickname “Gettysburg of the West” – Chickamauga and Westport come to mind. But I’ve most often heard it applied to Glorieta Pass, fought in northern … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Confederate Ambitions of a Southwestern Empire

Welcome back to our yearly spotlight series, highlighting speakers and topics for our upcoming symposium. Over the coming weeks, we will continue to feature previews of our speaker’s presentations for the 2022 Emerging Civil War Symposium. We’ll also be sharing … Continue reading

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BookChat with Richard Miller, author of John P. Slough

I was pleased to spend some time recently with a new biography by Richard Miller, John P. Slough: The Forgotten Civil War General, published by the University of New Mexico Press (find out more about it here). Miller is the … Continue reading

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Kit Carson’s Civil War: The 1864 Battle of Adobe Walls

Today, we are please to welcome back guest author Ray Shortridge Conclusion of a series Earlier pieces in this series described how Kit Carson learned important aspects of the art of command — administration and training (Kit Carson’s Civil War: … Continue reading

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Kit Carson’s Civil War: Learning to Command, Delegate…to Whom?

Today, we are pleased to welcome back guest author Ray Shortridge Part three in a series The military commanders in New Mexico Territory knew that they could delegate a mission to Kit Carson, and he would get the job done. … Continue reading

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