Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Central Highlands
General Pedro J. Méndez
Nació en Tamaulipas
en el año de 1836
Lucho con valor
por la Republica
en el año d 1866
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. 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.
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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.