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Salomé Barrera Valdés

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

She and her mother, Antonia Valdés de la Barrera, were among a group of women who fled Mompós after the battle of Chimá (in 1815?). They were apprehended in Sinú, taken to Torrecilla and imprisoned in the walls of Ciudad Heroica. (Monsalve, 109)

From Mompós, Colombia, she gave money, food and arms to the independence cause. She nad her mother, Antonia de la Barrera Valdés, were among a group of women who were captured in 1816 and imprisoned for a long time in the vaults of Cartagena fort, below sea-level. Several of the women died during their captivity. (P. Forero, 62)

Life Events

Other 1815She and her mother fled Mompós around this time.
Other 1816She was imprisoned in Cartagena fort.


Monsalve, José D, (1926), Mujeres de la independencia

Forero, Paulo E., (1972), Las heroinas olvidadas de la independencia


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