Megan Kate Nelson is a writer and historian living in Lincoln, Massachusetts. She has written about the Civil War, US western history, and American culture for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Time, and Smithsonian Magazine. Nelson earned her BA in history and literature from Harvard University and her PhD in American studies from the University of Iowa. She is the author of Saving Yellowstone, , Ruin Nation, and Trembling Earth. Megan speaks with Radio Free Galisteo's John Shannon about her book The Three-Cornered War :The Union, the Confederacy, and Native Peoples in the Fight for the West (Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in History) which concerns key civil war battles fought in New Mexico within an hour of our village - Galisteo.
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