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Ignacia Medina

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Biographical details

She was shot in Garagoa, Colombia, in 1817 for her part in the independence struggles.

She was an auxiliary in the Almeydas war. She was executed on 9 December 1817. Her name is commemorated in Garagoa. (Díaz y Díaz, 293)

On 9 November 1817 she was shot because she had obtained food and medicine for the patriots. (P. Forero, 158)

Life Events

Died 1817She was shot in Garagoa on 9 December (or 9 November )1817 by the royalists.


Hincapie Borda, Alicia, (2000), Tras la imagen y la presencia de Policarpa

Díaz y Díaz, Oswaldo, (1962), Los Almeydas: Episodios de la resistencia patriota contra el ejército pacificador de tierra firme

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


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