Columbus in Luna County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
In Memory of Citizens Killed / In Memory of Thirteenth Cavalry
Pancho Villa Raid of 1916
Citizens Killed – March 9, 1916
W. A. Davidson Harry Davis James T. Dean Dr. H. M. Hart Bessie James C.C. Miller C.D. Miller J. J. Moore Wm. T. Ritchie J. W. Walker
Soldiers Killed - March 9, 1916
Pvt. Thomas F. Butler Sgt. Mark A. Dobbs Pvt. Fred A. Griffin Pvt. Frank T. Kindval Sgt. John G. Nievergelt Cpl. Paul Simon Pvt. Jessie P. Taylor Cpl. Harry E. Wiswell
Erected 1991 by Columbus Historical Society.
Location. 31° 49.676′ N, 107° 38.397′ W. Marker is in Columbus, New Mexico, in Luna County. Marker is on New Mexico Route 11 at milepost 3, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is just south of the railroad station. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus NM 88029, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Southern Pacific Railroad Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Pancho Villa State Park (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Last Hostile Action by Foreign Troops Pancho Villa State Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pancho Villas Raid (approx. 0.2 miles away); Columbus (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Columbus (approx. 2.2 miles away); Presidency Building (approx. 3.2 miles away in Mexico). Click for a list of all markers in Columbus.
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