Related Program: History Matters History Matters: On the impressive cover of Pvt. Lyons Wakeman By Gary Joiner, Ph.D. • Jun 25, 2013 Related Program: History Matters TweetShareGoogle+Email Commentator Gary Joiner recounts the remarkable life of a Civil War soldier in Louisiana who kept her gender a secret to the end. Credit Dr. Gary Joiner / Dr. Gary Joiner Listen Listening... / History Matters #325 - Lyons Wakeman Tags: Sarah Rosetta WakemanPvt. Lyons Wakeman153rd New York Infantry RegimentChalmette National CemeteryCivil WarTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content History Matters: The mystery of Private Lyons Wakeman By Gary Joiner, Ph.D. • Jul 5, 2011 Commentator Gary Joiner profiles a nontraditional Civil War soldier.