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The Free Flag of Cuba: The Lost Novel of Lucy Holcombe Pickens

by Burton , Orville Vernon, Editor and Burton, Georganne B., Editor
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Retail Price: $59.95
Issue: Spring 2003
ISBN: 0807128317

This account of the 1851 filibustering expedition to Cuba led by Narciso Lopez was originally published in 1854 under the name H.M. Hardimann. It has recently been discovered that the true author was none other than Lucy Holcombe Pickens, the Queen of the Confederacy, wife of South Carolina secessionist governor Francis W. Pickens. This new edition includes a biographical and historical introduction by the editors.

review of The Free Flag of Cuba: The Lost Novel of Lucy Holcombe Pickens, by Burton , Orville Vernon, Editor, Civil War Book Review, (Spring 2003).