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St. Damian

 
 
St. Damian Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2010
1. St. Damian Marker
Inscription. Spanish 12-pounder bronze smooth bore gun named
St. Damian
Captured by the United States Navy from the Mexicans in California in 1847
 
Location. 38° 58.967′ N, 76° 29.101′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Click for map. Located on the grounds of the United States Naval Academy, on Stribling Walk between Maryland Avenue and Bancroft Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Annapolis MD 21402, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mexican War Midshipmen's Monument (here, next to this marker); El Neptuno (here, next to this marker); St. Joseph (here, next to this marker); One Hundredth Anniversary of the U.S. Naval Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); On this spot (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Joseph Nicholson Home Site and Bandstand (about 300 feet away); The Markers on the Plaza (about 300 feet away); Zimmerman Bandstand (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Annapolis.
 
Also see . . .  The Mexican–American War- California Campaign. January 9, 1847, the Americans fought and won the Battle of La Mesa. On January 12, the last significant body of Californios
St. Damian Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 5, 2010
2. St. Damian Marker
surrendered to U.S. forces. That marked the end of armed resistance in California, and the Treaty of Cahuenga was signed the next day, on January 13, 1847. (Submitted on April 9, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, Mexican-American
 
St. Damian, Spanish 12-pounder image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 5, 2010
3. St. Damian, Spanish 12-pounder
St. Damian image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 5, 2010
4. St. Damian
Reads - Taken by the Navy in California in 1847
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 650 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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