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

Mormon Battalion

LDS Church

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, February 19, 2010
1. Mormon Battalion Marker
Inscription.
Camp Dec 13 1846
Capt P.C. Merrill
Returned to
San Pedro 1877

Erected 1960

 
Erected 1960 by Troop 21.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mormon Battalion marker series.
 
Location. 31° 54.306′ N, 110° 13.438′ W. Marker is in Saint David, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker is at the intersection of West Patton Street (Arizona Route 80 at milepost 301) and South Church Street, on the right when traveling east on West Patton Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint David AZ 85630, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benson Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 5.8 miles away); Benson Jail (approx. 6 miles away); a different marker also named Mormon Battalion (approx. 6.6 miles away); Dragoon Springs Stage Stop (approx. 13.4 miles away); Confederate Graves at Dragoon Springs (approx. 13.5 miles away); Council Rocks (approx. 13.8 miles away); Edward Schieffelin (approx. 14 miles away); Grand Army of the Republic Memorial (approx. 15.6 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
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,155 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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