San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
General Pablo Yáñez
Soc. Amigos de San Miguel Allende
General Pablo Yáñez
Society of the Friends of San Miguel de Allende
Erected by Sociedad de Amigos de San Miguel Allende.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
Location. 20° 54.76′ N, 100° 44.761′ W. Marker is in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato. Memorial is on Pila Seca just east of Zacateros, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18 Pila Seca, San Miguel de Allende GTO 37700, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Allende Fountain (a few steps from this marker); Villa Zacateros (within shouting distance of this marker); Armory of the Insurgents (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Temple of the Immaculate Conception (about 210 meters away); House of Juan Umarán (about 210 meters away); The Heroes' BridgeTemple of the Immaculate Conception (about 210 meters away); José María de Jesús Diez de Sollano y Dávalos (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Miguel de Allende.
Regarding General Pablo Yáñez. General Pablo Yánez first joined the Mexican Army as a young recruit in 1852. He continued to move up the ranks, eventually fighting together with Zaragoza against the French at the May 5th Battle of Puebla in 1862 and at many other actions during the Second French Intervention in Mexico. It is said that he fought in forty-four different battles or actions in his lifetime. Album Histórico del Ejército Mexicano, R. O'Farril, 1896.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 11, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 209 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 12, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.