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Benson in Cochise County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Mormon Battalion

LDS Church

 
 
Mormon Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 19, 2010
1. Mormon Battalion Marker
Inscription.
Dec 14, 1846
Last camp on
San Pedro
Turned west
toward Tucson

Erected 1960

 
Erected 1960 by Post 34.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mormon Battalion marker series.
 
Location. 31° 58.224′ N, 110° 18.338′ W. Marker is in Benson, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker is on 4th Street (Business U.S. 10) near Ocotillo Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Benson AZ 85602, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benson Jail (approx. 0.7 miles away); Benson Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Mormon Battalion (approx. 6.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable PlacesWar, Mexican-American
 
Mormon Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 19, 2010
2. Mormon Battalion Marker
Mormon Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 19, 2010
3. Mormon Battalion Marker
 
 
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