The woman in battle: a narrative of the exploits, adventures, and travels of Madame Loreta Janeta Velazquez, otherwise known as lieutenant Harry T. Buford, Confederate States Army

TitleThe woman in battle: a narrative of the exploits, adventures, and travels of Madame Loreta Janeta Velazquez, otherwise known as lieutenant Harry T. Buford, Confederate States Army
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsVelasquez, Loreta Janeta
PublisherUniversity of North Carolina Press
City, CountryChapel Hill
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...A full description of the numerous battles in which she participated as a Confederate Officer; of her perilous performances as a spy, as a bearer of despatches, as a secret service agent, and as a blockade-runner; of her adventures behind the scenes at Washington, including the bond swindle; of her career as a bounty and substitute broker in New York; of her travels in Europe and South America; her mining adventures on the Pacific slope; her residence among the Mormons; her love affairs, courtships, marriages" (UNC Libraries).

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