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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Leonardo Cota and Jose Alipas

 
 
Leonardo Cota and Jose Alipas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret), May 1, 2018
1. Leonardo Cota and Jose Alipas Marker
Inscription.
Beneath a nearby sycamore tree,
two of Andres Pico's officers,
Leonardo Cota and Jose Alipas,
planned their successful strategy
against the American forces
they battled at San Pasqual
on December 6, 1846

 
Location. 33° 18.538′ N, 117° 20.513′ W. Marker is in Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, in San Diego County. Marker can be reached from Vandegrift Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Camp Pendleton CA 92055, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Santa Margarita Ranch House Bell (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Santa Margarita Ranch (about 400 feet away); El Camino Real Bell (approx. 4 miles away); Walled Garden (approx. 5.2 miles away); Mission San Luís Rey de Francia (approx. 5˝ miles away); Retreat Hell! (approx. 6.4 miles away); Boys of '45 (approx. 6.4 miles away); Las Flores Adobe (approx. 6.7 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker is on an active Marine Base. Procedures for arranging a visit if you do not have a Marine sponsor are at the following link: http://www.mccscp.com/baseaccess
 
Related markers.
Marker in foreground with Santa Margarita River valley in the background. image. Click for full size.
By Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret), May 1, 2018
2. Marker in foreground with Santa Margarita River valley in the background.
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers located at the battlefield.
 
Categories. War, Mexican-American
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 3, 2018, by Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret) of Coronado, California. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Last updated on May 4, 2018, by Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret) of Coronado, California. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 3, 2018, by Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret) of Coronado, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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