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General Pedro J. Méndez

 
 
General Pedro J. Méndez Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 23, 2017
1. General Pedro J. Méndez Marker
This marker is on the reverse of the statue. Like most of the statues on the Paseo de la Reforma, there are two markers on the statue. The marker on the front is probably newer, based on its appearance, but it has the exact same text.
Inscription.
Pedro J. Méndez
General Republicano

Nació en Tamaulipas
en el año de 1836

Lucho con valor
contra extranjeros
intervencionistas

Murió peleando
por la Republica
en el año d 1866

English translation:
Pedro J. Méndez
Republican General. Born in Tamaulipas in 1836. Fought with valor against foreign interventions. He died fighting for the Republic in 1866.

 
Location. 19° 25.693′ N, 99° 9.923′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is on Paseo de la Reforma just west of Calle Rio Sena, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06500, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Juan José de la Garza (within shouting distance of this marker); Juan Antonio de la Fuente (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Miguel Ramos Arizpe (about 90 meters away); Francisco M. S. de Tagle (about 120 meters away); General Ignacio López Rayón (about 120 meters away); Monument to Mexican Independence (approx.
General Pedro J. Méndez statue and marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 23, 2017
2. General Pedro J. Méndez statue and marker
0.3 kilometers away); Ramón Carmona (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); General Antonio Rosales (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Regarding General Pedro J. Méndez. General Pedro J. Méndez was a Liberal, supporting Benito Juárez in the struggle against the French invasion of Mexico. He died fighting on January 23, 1866 in Tantoyuquita, Tamaulipas while his troops attacked a French convoy. He was 29 years old.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US
 
General Pedro J. Méndez Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 23, 2017
3. General Pedro J. Méndez Marker
This view is of the reverse of the statue, with a view generally towards the southwest.
General Pedro J. Méndez image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 23, 2017
4. General Pedro J. Méndez
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 1, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 1, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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