Loreta Velazquez, Secret Soldier of the American Civil War

DVD - 2013
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In 1861, at the outbreak of the American Civil War, a teenager from New Orleans headed to the front lines. Under the alias Harry T. Buford, he fought at First Bull Run, was wounded at Shiloh, and served as a Confederate spy. By 1863, Buford was working for the Union. But Buford harbored a secret he was really Loreta Velazquez, a Cuban immigrant from New Orleans.
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Distibution, 2013.
ISBN: 9781608839285
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
video file,DVD video,Region 1,rda


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Sep 02, 2018

Originally broadcast by PBS as a TV program on May 24, 2013, this 53-minute documentary delves into the life of Loret Velazquez---a secret soldier of the American Civil War.
She was dismissed from history as a hoax for 150 years.
Evidence confirms, however, that she was one of over 1,000 women soldiers who served in the Civil War.
Amazing and amusing!

Aug 10, 2016

Quite an interesting story.

mrsgail5756 Aug 18, 2013

I would recommend this movie for all to see. Well worth the price of admission to any theater.

aaa5756 Aug 18, 2013

PBS has done it again very well done documentary series. This movie was interesting, informative, and worse seeing!! I recommend this movie for all to see. Well worth the price of admission to any theater.


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aaa5756 Aug 18, 2013

“The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive.” –Thomas Jefferson

aaa5756 Aug 18, 2013

“National honor is the national property of the highest value.” -James Madison

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