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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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