Holguin, Land of Generals

Holguin, land of great men of war, fighters for the independence of Cuba, played an important role during all stages of war that occurred in the 19th and 20th centuries.

After the uprising in Demajagua by Céspedes and complying with what had been agreed upon, a group of men from Holguin under the orders of Julio Grave de Peralta They take up arms in the City of Holguin.

Land of Generals, Holguin was an important area in the actions during the war in Cuba, highlighting the figure of Calixto García Iñiguez, who managed to establish a siege on the city, despite its fortification.