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Douglas in Cochise County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Mormon Battalion

LDS Church

 
 
Mormon Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
1. Mormon Battalion Marker
Inscription.  
Longest infantry
march on record
Dec 6, 1846

 
Erected 1960 by By Troop 25.
 
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 month for this entry is December 1973.
 
Location. 31° 20.428′ N, 109° 32.307′ W. Marker is in Douglas, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker is in the center of Veterans Memorial Park, bounded by 8th Street, Florida Avenue, 5th Street, and Dolores Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Douglas AZ 85607, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Library Hall - The Douglas Public Library (approx. 0.8 miles away); Douglas R.R. YMCA (approx. 1.1 miles away); Douglas Police Headquarters (approx. 1.2 miles away); Douglas International Airport (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Mormon Battalion (approx. 10.7 miles away).
 
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Mormon Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
2. Mormon Battalion Marker
Mormon Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
3. Mormon Battalion Marker
Mormon Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
4. Mormon Battalion Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 7, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,373 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 7, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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