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San Cristóbal de las Casas in Municipality of San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico — The Southeast
 

General Crescencio Rosas y Tejada

 
 
General Crescencio Rosas y Tejada Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 29, 2017
1. General Crescencio Rosas y Tejada Marker
Inscription.
Gral. Crescencio Rosas y Tejada
1816-1879
Militar. Adherido a la causa federalista desde los 14 años, llegó a Chiapas en 1848 y se integró a las Guardias Nacionales defendiendo a la causa Liberal. En 1863 participó en el sitio de Puebla, fue hecho prisionero y logró escapar. Participó en la llamada “Guerra de Castas” de 1869 y fue considerado héroe libertado de la capital chiapaneca

English translation:
General Crescencio Rosas y Tejada
1816-1879
Military officer. Joining the Federalist cause at the age of 14, he arrived in Chiapas in 1848 and joined the National Guards defending the Liberal cause. In 1863 he participated in the Siege of Puebla, was taken prisoner and managed to escape. He participated in the so-called "Caste War" of 1869 and was considered the liberating hero of the capital of Chiapas.

 
Erected 2010 by Coordinación Ejecutiva del Bicentenario y del Centenario del Gobierno del Estado de Chiapas.
 
Location. 16° 44.193′ N, 92° 38.327′ W. Marker is in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, in Municipality of San Cristóbal de las Casas. Marker is at the intersection of Calle Crescencio Rosas and Calle Diego
General Crescencio Rosas y Tejada Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 29, 2017
2. General Crescencio Rosas y Tejada Marker
The marker can be seen at the far left of the building.
de Mazariegos, on the right when traveling north on Calle Crescencio Rosas. Touch for map.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Mazariegos House (within shouting distance of this marker); José Eduardo Flores Ruíz (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); The History of San Cristóbal de las Casas (about 120 meters away); Hermilo López Sánchez (about 150 meters away); Hotel Ciudad Real (about 150 meters away); Miguel Francisco Utrilla Trujillo (about 210 meters away); María Adelina Flores Morales (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The House of the Congress of Chiapas (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Cristóbal de las Casas.
 
Categories. Wars, Non-US
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 7, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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