Loreta Janeta Vel?zquez

Cuban Confederate Soldier

Our Voices: Spanish and Latino Figures of American History

Lieutenant Harry T. Buford was a respected Confederate soldier who fought in four major battles during the Civil War and later became a double agent spying for the Southern cause. However, Lieutenant Buford was actually Loreta Janeta Velazquez! Velazquez was a Cuban woman living in New Orleans, who disguised herself as a man in order to experience freedoms otherwise unattainable to her. This captivating book explores her unconventional life as a soldier, a spy, and a Latina in the American South who lived life on her own terms.

Library Bound Book List: $33.47 / S&L: $25.10
eBook List: $33.47 / S&L: $25.10

Reading Level: 6

Interest Level: 5-8

Product type : Library Bound Book
ISBN : 978-1-5081-8517-8
Author : Ash Imery-Garcia
Copyright : 2020
Language : English
Pages : 48
Trim : 7 1/4" x 9 1/4"
Dewey : 973.7/13092--dc2
Dewey(two) : B
Bibliography • Detailed Table of Contents • Full-Color Photographs • Further Information Section • Glossary • Index • Sidebars • Timelines • Websites