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Latinos Served in the American Civil War: Our Lost History

by Efrain Nieves In the second, and last, installment of Latinos that served in the U.S. Civil War, we will be featuring some of the most well known Latinos and Latinas that dedicated their lives to the American civil war. Loreta Velazquez  – was born in Cuba on June 26, 1842 to a wealthy family. In 1849, she was sent to school […]

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