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Near Sierra Vista in Cochise County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Mormon Battalion Campsite

 
 
Mormon Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 19, 2010
1. Mormon Battalion Marker
Inscription.
Dec. 11, 1846
Herd of Wild
Horses and
Bulls

Erected 1960

 
Erected 1960 by Troop #21.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mormon Battalion marker series.
 
Location. 31° 33.16′ N, 110° 8.237′ W. Marker is near Sierra Vista, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker is on Arizona Route 90 at milepost 329, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sierra Vista AZ 85635, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mormon Battalion (approx. 5.5 miles away); Wheel of Progress (approx. 7.1 miles away); Lehner Mammoth Kill Site (approx. 9.2 miles away); La Casita Restaurant (approx. 9.3 miles away); Carmichael Elementary School (approx. 9.6 miles away); USO Club / NCO Annex / Army Service Club (approx. 9.8 miles away); Union Soldiers Buried in Historic Cemetery (approx. 9.9 miles away); Arizona Confederate Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sierra Vista.
 
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
Mormon Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 19, 2010
4. Mormon Battalion Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 954 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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