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Casa Grande in Pinal County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

In Honor of Mormon Battalion

 
 
In Honor of Mormon Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, February 4, 2010
1. In Honor of Mormon Battalion Marker
Inscription.  
Who camped here Dec 20, 1846
in rout to Cal. War with Mexico.
Erected By
Aaronic Priesthood Mesa 3rd Ward L.D.S.C.
Troop 57 Boy Scouts of America R.C.
Hugh Dana Sp.• Joseph Moody S.M. • F.K. Pomeroy 1st Coun • T. Elmer Hastings Asst S.M.• Leland Glazier, 2nd Coun • Lavier Gardner Jr. S.M. • J.W. Bond Clerk • Gail Dana S.Com. • Sen F.T.Pomeroy • Joseph Tate S.Com. • C.W. Glazier • Chas Standage S.Com. • Special Advisor Leo. Aldredse S. Com.
 
Erected by Aaronic Priesthood Mesa 3rd Ward L.D.S.C. Troop 57 Boy Scouts of America, R.C.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable EventsWar, Mexican-American. In addition, it is included in the Mormon Battalion series list. A significant historical date for this entry is December 20, 1846.
 
Location. 32° 55.009′ N, 111° 45.44′ W. Marker is in Casa Grande, Arizona, in Pinal County. Marker is on North Pinal Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Marker is just south of West Bisnaga Street on North Pinal Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Casa Grande AZ 85122, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
In Honor of Mormon Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, February 4, 2010
2. In Honor of Mormon Battalion Marker
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8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Heritage Hall (approx. 2.6 miles away); Casa Grande Union High School "Old Main" (approx. 2.6 miles away); Women's Club of Casa Grande (approx. 2.6 miles away); Barony of Arizola (approx. 4.9 miles away); Gadsden Purchase (approx. 7.8 miles away); Gila River Indian Reservation (approx. 7.8 miles away); a different marker also named Gadsden Purchase (approx. 8.8 miles away); a different marker also named Gila River Indian Reservation (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Casa Grande.
 
Rear of Mormon Battalion Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, February 4, 2010
3. Rear of Mormon Battalion Monument
In Honor of Mormon Battalion Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, February 4, 2010
4. In Honor of Mormon Battalion Monument
View south along west side of North Pinal Avenue
Mormon Battalion Routes, 1846-47 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ltc Max W. Jamison
5. Mormon Battalion Routes, 1846-47
Copyright Kevin Henson, 2014, kevin@battaliontrek.com
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 5, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,808 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 5, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   5. submitted on January 28, 2016, by Ltc Max W. Jamison of Lehi, Utah. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 28, 2022