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West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Battle of Vera Cruz

 
 
Battle of Vera Cruz Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 2, 2012
1. Battle of Vera Cruz Marker
Inscription.
Vera Cruz

1847

 
Location. 41° 23.82′ N, 73° 57.262′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Pitcher Road. Touch for map. Marker is located near the bank of the Hudson River, on a trail that can be accessed from the eastern end of Pitcher Road. Marker is in this post office area: West Point NY 10996, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. USMA Class of 1980 Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); USMA Class of 1941 Memorial (about 300 feet away); William Kelleher / Charles Jobes (about 300 feet away); The Great Chain (about 400 feet away); Great Chain Battery (about 400 feet away); Battle of Palo Alto (about 500 feet away); Battle of Resaca De La Palma (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named The Great Chain (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Vera Cruz. (Submitted on September 3, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, Mexican-American
 
Marker on West Point Trail image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 2, 2012
2. Marker on West Point Trail
The marker is carved into rock along the trail. Erosion has made some of it illegible.
Battle of Vera Cruz Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 2, 2012
3. Battle of Vera Cruz Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 388 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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