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The Three-Cornered War: The Union, the Confederacy, and Native Peoples in the Fight for the West

Author: Megan Kate Nelson.

The Three-Cornered War: The Union, the Confederacy, and Native Peoples in the Fight for the West

Author: Megan Kate Nelson.

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Item #: D32057
Format: Paperback
Pages: 331
Publication Date: 2021
Publisher: Scribner
ISBN: 9781501152559
Far from being just a struggle of North against South, the Civil spread westward, bringing Native Americans into the conflict. In this Pulitzer Prize finalist, Megan Kate Nelson expands our understanding of America's defining war with portraits of John R. Baylor, who established the Confederate Territory of Arizona; Louisa Hawkins Canby, a Union Army wife wh... More
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Far from being just a struggle of North against South, the Civil spread westward, bringing Native Americans into the conflict. In this Pulitzer Prize finalist, Megan Kate Nelson expands our understanding of America's defining war with portraits of John R. Baylor, who established the Confederate Territory of Arizona; Louisa Hawkins Canby, a Union Army wife who nursed Confederate soldiers; frontiersman Kit Carson, who led a regiment of volunteers against the Texans, Navajos, and Comanches; and Mangas Coloradas, a revered Chiricahua Apache chief who foughtto expand Apache territory in Arizona.


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