Near Columbia in Tuolumne County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Mormon Battalion Monument
Erected 1995 by Sonora I & II Wards, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mormon Battalion marker series.
Location. 37° 59.317′ N, 120° 26.516′ W. Marker is near Columbia, California, in Tuolumne County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 49 and Rawhide Road (County Highway E5), on the right when traveling north on State Highway 49. Click for map. Marker is 5.8 miles north of the town of Sonora. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia CA 95310, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tuttletown (approx. 1.1 miles The Humbug Mine (approx. 1.5 miles away); Mark Twain Cabin (approx. 1.5 miles away); a different marker also named Mark Twain Cabin (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Mark Twain Cabin (approx. 2 miles away); Shaw’s Flat (approx. 2.4 miles away); 75 Pound Nugget (approx. 2.6 miles away); Red Light District (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbia.
Also see . . . Brief History of the U.S. Mormon Battalion. (Submitted on April 4, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Categories. • Notable Events • War, Mexican-American •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California. This page has been viewed 2,183 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.