Guanajuato in Municipality of Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Celedonio Doméco de Jarauta
D. Celedonio Domeco
fusilado en este Mral
el 18 de Julio de
En defensa de la patria
Contra la invasión
Se construyó a iniciativa
Francisco H. Montoya
y la cooperación de varios
Julio 18 de 1891.
executed by firing squad here on July 18, 1848.
He fought in defense of the motherland against the North American invasion.
This monument built through the initiative of Francisco H. Montoya and the cooperation of other patriots
July 18, 1891.
Erected 1891 by Francisco H. Montoya y la cooperación de varios patriotas.
Location. 21° 2.452′ N, 101° 15.425′ W. Marker is in Guanajuato, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Guanajuato. Marker is at the intersection of Calle San José and Calle Boca, in the median on Calle San José. Touch for map. The marker is some meters south of the Church of San Cayetano de Valenciana, located towards the north of the city center of Guanajuato. Marker is in this post office area: Guanajuato 36000, Mexico.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers Tepetapa Bridge (approx. 2.4 kilometers away); Lieutenant José Francisco Valenzuela (approx. 2.4 kilometers away); Casimiro Chowell J. (approx. 2.4 kilometers away); The Burning of the Alhóndiga de Granaditas (approx. 2.4 kilometers away); The Cemetery of the Convent of the Temple of Bethlehem (approx. 2.5 kilometers away); Diego Rivera House (approx. 2.5 kilometers away); José Martí in Mexico (approx. 2.6 kilometers away); The Temple of Bethlehem (approx. 2.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guanajuato.
Regarding Celedonio Doméco de Jarauta. Celedonio Dómeco de Jarauta, (1814-1848), was a Spanish soldier, Catholic priest and later a Mexican guerrilla leader in the Mexican American War. He was born in Zaragoza, Spain on March 3, 1814. He fought as a Carlist in the First Carlist War in Spain. He emigrated to Havana, Cuba, and took Holy Orders becoming a priest. In 1844 he was granted a parish in Veracruz, and immigrated to Mexico. In 1847, when the Americans landed near Veracruz, he was appointed chaplain of the 2nd Infantry Regiment, then later he was named to head of the field hospital. After the fall of the city he went into the countryside and organized companies of guerrillas that harassed American convoys, small parties and couriers between Veracruz and Puebla
Categories. • War, Mexican-American •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 76 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 28, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.