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

Mormon Battalion

 
 
Mormon Battalion Passed by here in 1846 Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Nuti, January 26, 2011
1. Mormon Battalion Passed by here in 1846 Marker
Inscription.
Mormon
Battalion Passed
here
in 1846

 
Erected 1933 by LDS Scouts Troup 14.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mormon Battalion marker series.
 
Location. 31° 21.555′ N, 109° 15.737′ W. Marker is near Douglas, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker is on Geronimo Trail, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is East of the San Bernadillo Ranch. Marker is in this post office area: Douglas AZ 85607, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. San Bernardino Ranch (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Mormon Battalion (approx. 2.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Mormon Battalion History. In July 1846, under the authority of U.S. Army Captain James Allen and with the encouragement of Mormon leader Brigham Young, the Mormon Battalion was mustered in at Council Bluffs, Iowa Territory. (Submitted on March 6, 2011.) 
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, Mexican-American
 
Mormon Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Nuti, January 26, 2011
2. Mormon Battalion Marker
Mormon Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Nuti, January 26, 2011
3. Mormon Battalion Marker
Initials of Scouts involved in project
 
 
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