Escondido in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
honors with this monument
the American Soldiers
who, under the leadership of
Brig.-Gen. Stephen W. Kearny,
Captain Abraham R. Johnston,
Captain Benjamin D. Moore,
Edward F. Beale, U.S.N.,
Kit Carson, the Scout,
gave their lives
in the Battles of San Pasqual between the Americans and Mexicans,
December 6-10, 1846.
Captain Abraham R. Johnston • Captain Benjamin D. Moore • Lieutenant Thos. C. Hammond • Sgt. John Cox • Corp. Wm. C. West • Pvt. Geo. Ashmead • Pvt. Jos T. Campbell • Pvt. John Dunlop • Pvt. Wm. Dalton • Pvt. Wm. C. Lucky • Pvt. Samuel T. Rapole • Pvt. Jos. Be Kennedy • 1st. Sgt. Otis L. Moore • Sgt. Wm. Whitness • Corp. Geo. Ramsdale • Pvt. David W. Johnson • Pvt. Wm. C. Gholston • Pvt. Wm. H. Fiel • Pvt. Robt. S Gregory • Pvt. Henry Baker • Pvt. Francis Menard
Location. 33° 5.179′ N, 116° 59.397′ W. Marker is in Escondido, California, in San Diego County. Marker is on San Pasqual Valley Road (California Route 78), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of the San Pasquel Battlefield State Historic
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. San Pasqual Battlefield (within shouting distance of this marker); An Incident of the Mexican War (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mule Hill (approx. 5.1 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.9 miles away); Daley Ranch (approx. 7.8 miles away); Ramona Town Hall (approx. 7.8 miles away); Theophile Verlaque House (approx. 7.9 miles away); Verlaque House (1886) (approx. 7.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Escondido.
Categories. • War, Mexican-American •
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