Mesilla in Dona Ana County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Head Quarters, Dept. of New Mexico
Fort Fillmore, Nov. 15th, 1854
II. The Flag will be honored with a Federal Salute.
III. For the information of all concerned it is hereby made known that our "National Flag" will give protection to all persons who properly seek it. Criminals and other evil disposed persons who seek to attain their ends by violent means and in violation of our known laws will find neither shelter nor protection under its ample folds.
Bv. Brigr. Genl.
Location. 32° 16.447′ N, 106° 47.715′ W. Marker is in Mesilla, New Mexico, in Dona Ana County. Marker is on Calle de Parian, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mesilla NM 88046, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance The Gadsden Purchase Celebration (here, next to this marker); All Servicemen and Women (here, next to this marker); Plaza de Mesilla (here, next to this marker); Butterfield Overland Trail (a few steps from this marker); La Mesilla (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Battle of Mesilla & Major Lynde's Retreat (within shouting distance of this marker); Doņa Ana County Courthouse and Jail (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); a different marker also named La Mesilla (approx. ž mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Mesilla.
More about this marker. One of five plaques on a monument in Mesilla's town square.
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Government • Notable Events • Settlements & Settlers • War, Mexican-American •
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