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Near Sierra Vista in Cochise County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Mormon Battalion

LDS Church

 
 
Mormon Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, February 19, 2010
1. Mormon Battalion Marker
Inscription.  
The Narrows
Dec 12 1846
Battle of the Bulls

Erected 1960

 
Erected 1960 by Post 16.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable PlacesWar, Mexican-American. In addition, it is included in the Mormon Battalion series list. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1915.
 
Location. 31° 37.577′ N, 110° 10.439′ W. Marker is near Sierra Vista, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker is on East Charleston Road, on the right when traveling east. Marker is on southeast side of the San Pedro River Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sierra Vista AZ 85635, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mormon Battalion Campsite (approx. 5˝ miles away); Wheel of Progress (approx. 7.7 miles away); Edward Schieffelin (approx. 8.3 miles away); Grand Army of the Republic Memorial (approx. 8.4 miles away); Carmichael Elementary School (approx. 8.6 miles away); Allen English Home
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(approx. 8.6 miles away); Southern Pacific Train Depot (approx. 8.6 miles away); Hoptown (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sierra Vista.
 
More about this marker. This monument at one time was located about 7 miles further north along the San Pedro River near the ghost town of Fairbanks.
 
Additional commentary.
1.
Description from the: Mormon Battalion Association, Map, Museums, and Trail Markers website.
The marker is misdated. The Battle of the Bulls actually occurred on 11 December 1846 about 3.5 miles north of here, about halfway to the Highway 82 bridge at Fairbanks ghost town.
    — Submitted May 31, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
 
Mormon Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, February 19, 2010
2. Mormon Battalion Marker
Mormon Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, February 19, 2010
3. Mormon Battalion Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 23, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,753 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 23, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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