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Santa Clara in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Battle of Santa Clara

 
 
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By Syd Whittle, November 5, 2009
1. Battle of Santa Clara Marker
Inscription. On January 2, 1847, somewhere hereabouts was fought the last northern battle of the Mexican War. The official casualty report: “Dead none, Wounded none, Missing but one on the American side and he came up shortly afterwards stating that he had been searching for his ramrod which in the excitement, he had forgotten to draw from his gun and fired at the enemy”
 
Erected 1978 by Mountain Charlie Chapter No. 1850, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 37° 21.136′ N, 121° 58.428′ W. Marker is in Santa Clara, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on El Camino Real (State Highway 82) near Bowe Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located at the sidewalk in front of the Moonlight Shopping Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2734 El Camino Real, Santa Clara CA 95051, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Fatjo House (approx. one mile away); Austen D. Warburton (approx. one mile away); Headen-Inman House (approx. one mile away); Saint Clare
Battle of Santa Clara Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 5, 2009
2. Battle of Santa Clara Marker
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Jamison-Brown House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Armistice Oak Tree Site (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Santa Clara (approx. 1.1 miles away); De Anza Expedition 1775 – 1776 (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Clara.
 
Regarding Battle of Santa Clara. See "Nearby Marker" Battle of Santa Clara for additional information.
 
Categories. War, Mexican-American
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,107 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 10, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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