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Ignacio Agramonte, espada y flor de Cuba.

Ignacio Agramonte, espada y flor de Cuba. El 30 de abril de 1873 Amalia Simoni le escribió desde el exilio a su esposo, el Mayor General del Ejército Libertador Ignacio Agramonte y Loynaz, quien se batía en los campos por la independencia de Cuba: «Cuántos vienen de Cuba y cuantos de ella escriben aseguran que te expones demasiado y que tu arrojo es ya desmedido (.) ¡Por Cuba, Ignacio mío, por ella también te ruego que te cuides más!» Meses antes, el 22 de agosto de 1872, el Mayor General Julio Sanguily, compañero de armas y amigo personal del jefe insurrecto, le envió una carta que le alertaba de su desmedido irrespeto por el peligro: «Tu osadía está fuera de los limites del valor, y no… More
On April 30, 1873 Amalia Simoni wrote from exile to her husband, the Libertador Army Major General Ignacio Agramonte and Loynaz, who was battling in the fields for the independence of Cuba: ′′ How many come from Cuba and how many of her write say you expose yourself too much and your throw is already dismeasured (. ) For Cuba, my Ignacio, for her I also beg you to take care of yourself more!» Months earlier, on August 22, 1872, Major General Julio Sanguily, fellow-in-arms and personal friend of the insurrect chief, sent him a letter warning of his disgraceful disrespect for danger: ′′ Your audacity is out of the limits of value, and it should not be so, the homeland needs your life to not be in danger so that its future is not in danger…» Agramonte learned of the warning made by his subaltern, but not his beloved’s: on the morning of May 11, 1973, a 11 mm Remington rifle bullet shot from a short distance, penetrated him by the right temple and fell dead from his horse Ballestilla. For the revolution, the loss of Agramonte, who was born on December 23, 1841, was a wrecking blow. Carlos Manuel de Cespedes at the time President of the Republic in arms, valued the illustrious son of Camag üey very highly. On July 8, 1873, he addressed a respectful letter of condolence to Maria Filomena Loynaz, mother of Ignacio: ′′ Do you believe, lady, that I was never an enemy of your son (. ) Poorly intentioned people stood between the two to unhappen us (. ) I, lady, join your righteous pain, as I join the tribute of admiration that Cuba pays to the exploits of her heroic son.» Agramonte who had not yet reached the age of 32 when he died for the homeland , had become by imperious needs of war, a demanding, radical, discipline lover and example boss. Eduardo Betancourt Agramonte, grandson of El Mayor that ′′ The corpse was taken to Port-au-Prince pierced into the back of a mule and as he went into the city, a Spanish commander, Eduardo Aznar, took a fustazo to the inanimate body and exclaimed: – Come on, if you’re so handsome, make me run now ·

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