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Tlalpujahua in Municipality of Tlalpujahua, Michoacán, Mexico — The Pacific Coast  (and Central Highlands)
 

General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín

 
 
General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 16, 2021
1. General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín Marker
Inscription.  

“Las armas nacionales se han cubierto de gloria. Las tropas francesas se portaron con valor en el combate y su jefe con torpeza.”
General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguin
(24 de marzo de 1829 8 de septiembre de 1862)

English translation:
"The nation’s arms have been covered in glory. The French troops behaved courageously in combat but their leader clumsily."
General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguin
(March 24, 1829 - September 8, 1862)
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US. A significant historical date for this entry is September 8, 1829.
 
Location. 19° 48.216′ N, 100° 10.389′ W. Marker is in Tlalpujahua, Michoacán, in Municipality of Tlalpujahua. Memorial can be reached from Fray Manuel just east of Galeana, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tlalpujahua, Michoacán 61060, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Manuel Martínez de Navarrete (within shouting distance of this marker); Felipe Neri Vallez (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); General Ignacio López Rayón (approx.
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By J. Makali Bruton, May 16, 2021
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half a kilometer away); Velia Marmolejo Fat (approx. 4.1 kilometers away in Estado de Mexico); Tiro Norte (approx. 4.1 kilometers away in Estado de Mexico); María Luisa Ocampo Heredia (approx. 4.1 kilometers away in Estado de Mexico); Authorization of the Railroad in El Oro (approx. 4.2 kilometers away in Estado de Mexico); El Oro Mining and Railway (approx. 4.2 kilometers away in Estado de Mexico). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tlalpujahua.
 
Regarding General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín. The phrase on the memorial ("The nation's arms have been covered in glory.") was from the letter written by General Zaragoza to President Benito Juárez after the incredible Mexican victory over the French on May 5, 1862.
 
Also see . . .  General Ignacio Zaragoza. General Zaragoza would tragically die of typhoid some months after the May 5, 1862 Battle of Puebla. (Submitted on May 26, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.) 
 
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General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 16, 2021
3. General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín Marker
The marker and bust are seen here to the left of the town's central park kiosk. The small tablet on the kiosk notes that public lighting was donated by the residents of Tlapujahua in Mexico City in 1964.
General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín Bust image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 16, 2021
4. General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín Bust
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 26, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 26, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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