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In this work are biographies of three Cubans who served the Confederate ...
In this work are biographies of three Cubans who served the Confederate army in the War Between the States. Darryl E. Brock offers a detailed portrait of José Agustín Quintero, who served as the South's most effective diplomat. Michael Wendell Stevens writes on Ambrosio José Gonzales, who rose to the rank of colonel and served some of the Confederacy's best-known generals. Finally, Richard Hal provides a sketch of Loreta Janeta Velazquez, a soldier and spy for the Confederacy who infiltrated (as a double agent) the operations of Northern spymaster LaFayette C. Baker.
Author Biography: Phillip Thomas Tucker is the chief of the history office at the 81st Training Wing (AETC), Keesler Air Force Base. He is also the author of Westerners in Gray (1994, $39.95). He lives in Biloxi, Mississippi.
|Ch. 1||Jose Agustin Quintero: Cuban Patriot in Confederate Diplomatic Service||9|
|Ch. 2||Two Flags, One Cause - A Cuban Patriot in Gray: Ambrosio Jose Gonzales||143|
|Ch. 3||Loreta Janeta Velazquez: Civil War Soldier and Spy||225|