Tag Archives: Three-Cornered War

Expanding My Western Horizons with Kevin Waite’s “West of Slavery”

ECW welcomes guest author Patrick Kelly-Fischer We’re currently experiencing a veritable renaissance of scholarship about the Civil War in the West — and one of the most recent, excellent entries is Kevin Waite’s West of Slavery: The Southern Dream of … Continue reading

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ECW Honors Nelson’s The Three-Cornered War with Book Award

Emerging Civil War has selected Megan Kate Nelson’s The Three-Cornered War: The Union, the Confederacy, and Native Peoples in the Fight for the West (Simon & Schuster, 2020) as the recipient of this year’s Emerging Civil War Book Award. The … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Three-Cornered War

1st Colorado, 1st New Mexico, Battle of Peralta, Juanita— names not usually and immediately associated with the American Civil War lexicon. Yet far from the gory battlefields of Shiloh and Gettysburg, the conflict that erupted in 1861 also embroiled the … Continue reading

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