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

Mormon Battalion

LDS Church

 
 
Mormon Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
1. Mormon Battalion Marker
Inscription.
Longest infantry
march on record
Dec 6, 1846

 
Erected 1960 by By Troop 25.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mormon Battalion marker series.
 
Location. 31° 20.428′ N, 109° 32.307′ W. Marker is in Douglas, Arizona, in Cochise County. Click for map. Marker is in the center of Veterans Memorial Park, bounded by 8th Street, Florida Avenue, 5th Street, and Dolores Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Douglas AZ 85607, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Library Hall - The Douglas Public Library (approx. 0.8 miles away); Douglas Police Headquarters (approx. 1.2 miles away); Douglas International Airport (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Mormon Battalion (approx. 10.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, Mexican-American
 
Mormon Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
2. Mormon Battalion Marker
Mormon Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
3. Mormon Battalion Marker
Mormon Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
4. Mormon Battalion Marker
 
 
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