• “I was, despite my Spanish ancestry, an American, heart and soul.”

    Loreta Velazquez
  • “My career has differed from that of most women.  Some things I have done have shocked persons for whom I have every respect.”

    Loreta Velazquez
  • “The way to keep a secret, is not to tell it to anybody.”

    Loreta Velazquez
  • “War fare inevitably breeds corruption”

    Loreta Velazquez
  • “What a fearful thing this human slaughtering was.”

    Loreta Velazquez
  • “A woman labors to fight her own way in the world, and yet, she can often do things that a man cannot.”

    Loreta Velazquez

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IMAGES – Here we share  archival images related to the REBEL project which may NOT be used without permission of the rights holders, unless the caption indicates they are public domain.

DOCUMENTS section – coming soon.  Documents section will present the archival material located during production of the film, pertaining to the story of Loreta Velazquez.  Some of this material came to us from readers/viewers.  If you located a primary document and would like to share it with us, we will post it if authenticated, for research and educational purposes.  Please contact info@iguanafilms.com to share.

VIDEOS section – coming soon.  We will be adding clips of expert interviews that did not make it in the film.

  • Clara Barton

    Clara Barton

  • Soldiers on porch

    Soldiers on porch

  • Tintype, Third Arkansas State Troops

    Tintype, Third Arkansas State Troops

  • Officers of the 114th Pennsylvania Infantry

    Officers of the 114th Pennsylvania Infantry

  • Malinda Blalock, alias Sam Blalock

    Malinda Blalock, alias Sam Blalock

  • Albert D.J. Cashier

    Albert D.J. Cashier

  • Frances Claylin in Uniform

    Frances Claylin in Uniform

  • Sarah Emma Edmonds

    Sarah Emma Edmonds

  • Soldiers at rest after drill

    Soldiers at rest after drill

  • Soldiers on Pine Cottage

    Soldiers on Pine Cottage

  • Confederate General John Henry Winder

    Confederate General John Henry Winder

  • Tent life

    Tent life

  • Jubal Anderson Early

    Jubal Anderson Early

  • Loreta Velazquez

    Loreta Velazquez

  • A Lincoln Family

    A Lincoln Family

  • Pontoon Bridge

    Pontoon Bridge

  • Victorian Family

    Victorian Family

  • Victorian Family

    Victorian Family

  • Joan of Arc

    Joan of Arc

  • Group of the quartermaster department

    Group of the quartermaster department

  • Confederate Artillery

    Confederate Artillery

  • Anti Mexican Cartoon

    Anti Mexican Cartoon

  • Jubal Early

    Jubal Early

  • Loreta Valazquez as Soldier

    Loreta Valazquez as Soldier

  • Loreta Valazquez as Woman

    Loreta Valazquez as Woman

  • Kady Brownell

    Kady Brownell

  • Jennie Hodgers

    Jennie Hodgers

  • Frances Claylin

    Frances Claylin

  • Sarah Rosetts Wakeman

    Sarah Rosetts Wakeman

  • Martha Parks Lindley

    Martha Parks Lindley

  • Sarah Emma Edmonds

    Sarah Emma Edmonds

  • Kady Brownell

    Kady Brownell

  • Susie King

    Susie King

  • Confederate spy

    Confederate spy

  • Cherokee Confederate Vets

    Cherokee Confederate Vets

  • Captain Cristobal Benavides

    Captain Cristobal Benavides

  • Group of Latino Confederates

    Group of Latino Confederates

  • Dr. Mary Edwards Walker

    Dr. Mary Edwards Walker

  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln

  • Jubal Early autobiography

    Jubal Early autobiography

  • Pauline Cushman

    Pauline Cushman

  • Cooking tent

    Cooking tent

  • Patellus house

    Patellus house

  • CW DC Camp Stoneman

    CW DC Camp Stoneman

  • Confederate Dead

    Confederate Dead

  • Confederate Prisoners

    Confederate Prisoners

  • Charleston Ruins

    Charleston Ruins

  • Richmond Ruins

    Richmond Ruins

  • Richmond ruins

    Richmond ruins

  • Richmond ruins

    Richmond ruins

  • Young African American

    Young African American

  • Three sisters

    Three sisters

  • Mulatta, New Orleans.

    Mulatta, New Orleans.

  • Officers, soldiers, and spectators

    Officers, soldiers, and spectators

  • The Mormon pioneers

    The Mormon pioneers

  • Mormon village

    Mormon village

  • Confederate veterans

    Confederate veterans

  • Confederate Reunion

    Confederate Reunion

  • Unidentified soldiers

    Unidentified soldiers

  • Unidentified soldier

    Unidentified soldier

  • Unidentified soldiers

    Unidentified soldiers

  • Young Male Soldier

    Young Male Soldier

  • Young male soldier

    Young male soldier

  • Young Male Soldier

    Young Male Soldier

  • Soldier with woman

    Soldier with woman

  • Unidentified soldier

    Unidentified soldier

  • Unidentified soldier

    Unidentified soldier

  • Confederate General John Henry Winder

    Confederate General John Henry Winder

  • Steamboat Landing

    Steamboat Landing

  • Canal Street

    Canal Street

  • Masonic Hall

    Masonic Hall

  • St. Charles Hotel

    St. Charles Hotel

  • Mrs. Sanchez and child

    Mrs. Sanchez and child

  • Magnolia Plantation

    Magnolia Plantation

  • Richmond

    Richmond

  • Women

    Women

  • Rose Pitonof

    Rose Pitonof

  • The start

    The start

  • New Orleans 1884

    New Orleans 1884

  • 1860 US Map

    1860 US Map

  • Upper Class Mexican Woman

    Upper Class Mexican Woman

  • Upper Class Mexican Woman

    Upper Class Mexican Woman

  • Upper Class Mexican Woman

    Upper Class Mexican Woman

  • Castle Thunder

    Castle Thunder

  • Secession Poster

    Secession Poster

  • Lincoln's inauguration

    Lincoln's inauguration

  • Joan of Arc

    Joan of Arc

  • Confederate Soldiers

    Confederate Soldiers

  • Dead Union soldiers

    Dead Union soldiers

  • Group portrait

    Group portrait

  • Family portrait

    Family portrait

  • Gertrude M. Hubbard with baby

    Gertrude M. Hubbard with baby

  • Family portrait

    Family portrait

  • Siblings

    Siblings

  • Emma Kline

    Emma Kline

  • Loreta Velazquez's letter to Col. Cooper

    Loreta Velazquez's letter to Col. Cooper

  • Woman in Battle Broadside 1 of 2

    Woman in Battle Broadside 1 of 2

  • Woman in Battle Broadside 2 of 2

    Woman in Battle Broadside 2 of 2

  • Louisville Daily Journal, Oct 9, 1861

    Louisville Daily Journal, Oct 9, 1861

  • Louisville Daily Journal, Oct 9, 1861, detail

    Louisville Daily Journal, Oct 9, 1861, detail

  • Augusta Georgia Daily Chronicle and Sentinel, April 30, 1862

    Augusta Georgia Daily Chronicle and Sentinel, April 30, 1862

  • Augusta Georgia Daily Chronicle and Sentinel, April 30, 1862, detail

    Augusta Georgia Daily Chronicle and Sentinel, April 30, 1862, detail

  • Athens Georgia Southern Watchman, May 14, 1862, last column

    Athens Georgia Southern Watchman, May 14, 1862, last column

  • Athens Georgia Southern Watchman, May 14, 1862, last column, detail

    Athens Georgia Southern Watchman, May 14, 1862, last column, detail

  • New Orleans Daily Picayune, Jan 5, 1867

    New Orleans Daily Picayune, Jan 5, 1867

  • Daily Richmond Examiner, Sept 16, 1863

    Daily Richmond Examiner, Sept 16, 1863

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