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Casa Grande in Pinal County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

In Honor of Mormon Battalion

 
 
In Honor of Mormon Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 4, 2010
1. In Honor of Mormon Battalion Marker
Inscription.
Who camped here Dec 20, 1846
in rout to Cal. War with Mexico.
Erected By
Aaronic Priesthood Mesa 3rd Ward L.D.S.C.
Troop 57 Boy Scouts of America R.C.
Hugh Dana Sp. Joseph Moody S.M. F.K. Pomeroy 1st Coun T. Elmer Hastings Asst S.M. Leland Glazier, 2nd Coun Lavier Gardner Jr. S.M. J.W. Bond Clerk Gail Dana S.Com. Sen F.T.Pomeroy Joseph Tate S.Com. C.W. Glazier Chas Standage S.Com. Special Advisor Leo. Aldredse S. Com.
 
Erected by Aaronic Priesthood Mesa 3rd Ward L.D.S.C. Troop 57 Boy Scouts of America, R.C.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mormon Battalion marker series.
 
Location. 32° 55.009′ N, 111° 45.44′ W. Marker is in Casa Grande, Arizona, in Pinal County. Marker is on North Pinal Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is just south of West Bisnaga Street on North Pinal Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Casa Grande AZ 85122, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Heritage Hall (approx. 2.6 miles away); Women's Club of Casa Grande (approx. 2.6 miles away); Barony of Arizola
In Honor of Mormon Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 4, 2010
2. In Honor of Mormon Battalion Marker
(approx. 4.9 miles away); Gadsden Purchase (approx. 7.8 miles away); Gila River Indian Reservation (approx. 7.8 miles away); a different marker also named Gadsden Purchase (approx. 8.8 miles away); a different marker also named Gila River Indian Reservation (approx. 8.8 miles away); Honoring Native American Women Veterans (approx. 11.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Casa Grande.
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, Mexican-American
 
Rear of Mormon Battalion Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 4, 2010
3. Rear of Mormon Battalion Monument
In Honor of Mormon Battalion Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 4, 2010
4. In Honor of Mormon Battalion Monument
View south along west side of North Pinal Avenue
Mormon Battalion Routes, 1846-47 image. Click for full size.
By Ltc Max W. Jamison
5. Mormon Battalion Routes, 1846-47
Copyright Kevin Henson, 2014, kevin@battaliontrek.com
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,448 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   5. submitted on , by Ltc Max W. Jamison of Lehi, Utah. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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