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File:Loreta Janeta Velazquez .jpg

Loreta Janeta Velazquez as herself (right) and disguised as "Lieutenant Harry Buford" (left)

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See also[]

  • Hispanics in the American Civil War
  • Crossdressing during wartime
  • Deborah Sampson, impersonated a man to fight during the American War of Independence
  • Sarah Taylor (soldier)



  • Blanton, DeAnne, and Lauren M. Cook. They Fought Like Demons. Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 2002.
  • Brown, Dee. The Gentle Tamers. New York: Bantam Books, 1958
  • Cumming, Carman. Devil's Game: The Civil War Intrigues of Charles A. Dunham. Urbana: U. of Illinois Press, 2004.
  • Hall, Richard. Patriots in Disguise. N.Y.: Marlowe & Co., 1994.
  • Leonard, Elizabeth. All the Daring of the Soldier. N.Y.: Norton, 1999.
  • Tucker, Phillip Thomas, ed. Cubans in the Confederacy. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., 2002.
  • Velazquez, Loreta Janeta. The Woman in Battle: A Narrative of the Exploits, Adventures and travels of Madame Loreta Janeta Velazquez, Otherwise Known as Lieutenant Harry J. Buford, Confederate States Army (1876)
  • Young, Elizabeth. Disarming the Nation. Chicago: U. of Chicago Press, 1999.

TV Programs

  • Full Metal Corset: Secret Soldiers of the Civil War. The History Channel, 2007.

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