Rebel: Loreta Velazquez, Secret Soldier of the American Civil War (2013)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Biography  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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The story of Loreta Velazquez, a Cuban immigrant to New Orleans who disguised herself as a male in order to fight in the Civil War on the side of the Confederacy. Eventually, she also spied for the Union. The documentary includes dramatic vignettes, insights from historians and archival material.



Cuba, disguise, immigrant