"A fast-paced narrative of events that unfolded on 21 February 1862." -- New Mexico Historical Review
"A lucid, gripping and authoritative new book." -- Rocky Mountain News
"A masterful and detailed account of the Battle of Valverde. . . the first such study to be published." -- New Mexico Magazine
"Bloody Valverde will benefit all readers interested in how these important events in the Rio Abajo affected New Mexico and, ultimately, the nation in 1862." -- Montana
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The first complete account of the largest battle in New Mexico, and a turning point in the Civil War in the West.