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Leandro Valle

 
 
Leandro Valle Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 1, 2015
1. Leandro Valle Marker
Inscription.
Defensor de la Reforma
Nacio en Mexico
en 1833
Alumno del Colegio
Militar de
Chapultepec
Lucho hasta morir
sacrificado
en favor de las leyes
de Reforma
en el Monte de las
Cruces en 1861

English translation:
Leandro Valle
Defender of the Reform
Born in Mexico City in 1833.
Cadet of the Military College at Chapultepec.
Fought to the death, sacrificed for the good of the Reform Laws at Monte de las Cruces in 1861.

 
Location. 19° 26.091′ N, 99° 9.031′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Paseo de la Reforma 20, Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Miguel Lerdo de Tejada (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Andrés Quintana Roo (about 150 meters away); Julián Villagrán (about 210 meters away); Jesús Garcia Morales (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Fr. Servando Teresa de Mier (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Hospital of San Hipolito (approx. half a kilometer away); Antonio León (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Ponciano Arriaga (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Regarding Leandro Valle.
Leandro Valle Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 1, 2015
2. Leandro Valle Marker
Leandro Valle was one of Benito Juárez's youngest and most capable generals during the Reform War. He was captured and shot by a firing squad at Monte de Las Cruces, Distrito Federal on June 23, 1861 by the forces of Conservative General Leonardo Márquez.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 239 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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