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Laura J. Williams was a woman who disguised herself as a man and used the alias Lt. Henry Benford in order to raise and lead a company of Confederate Texans during the American Civil War. She and the company participated in Battle of Shiloh.

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  • The Civil War Book of List, Combined Books,1993 pages 179-182

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