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Manuel Ojinaga

 
 
Manuel Ojinaga Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 23, 2017
1. Manuel Ojinaga Marker
Inscription.
Manuel Ojinaga
Militar

Originario del
Edo. de Chihuahua
nacio en 1834
Diputado
y Gobernador
Murio en defensa
de la patria contra
la intervencion
extranjera en 1865

English translation:
Manuel Ojinaga
Member of the Armed Forces

Originally from the state of Chihuahua, he was born in 1834. Congressman and Governor. He died in defense of the nation against the foreign intervention of 1865.

 
Location. 19° 25.896′ N, 99° 9.49′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is at the intersection of Paseo de la Reforma and Calzada Manuel Villalongín, on the right when traveling west on Paseo de la Reforma. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 940 Paseo de la Reforma, Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06030, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Juárez Tree (a few steps from this marker); Plutarco González (within shouting distance of this marker); Esteban Coronado (within shouting distance of this marker); León Guzmán (within shouting distance of this marker); Guadalupe Victoria (within
Manuel Ojinaga Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 23, 2017
2. Manuel Ojinaga Marker
This marker on the statue's reverse has only minor textual differences from the front marker.
shouting distance of this marker); Francisco Zarco (within shouting distance of this marker); Monument to Cuauhtémoc and His Warriors (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Donato Guerra (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Regarding Manuel Ojinaga. Manuel Ojinaga fought against the French in Chihuahua. He was wounded and died near the town of Arisiachi on August 20, 1865. His famous last words were: "All is lost. With my death the cause of the nation will suffer much" ("Todo se ha perdido. Con mi muerte la causa nacional va a sufrir bastante".)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US
 
Manuel Ojinaga statue and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 23, 2017
3. Manuel Ojinaga statue and Marker
This view is looking roughly east along the Paseo de la Reforma.
Manuel Ojinaga image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 23, 2017
4. Manuel Ojinaga
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 8, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 120 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 8, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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