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Memorial to Marylanders Killed in War with Mexico

“Watson Monument”

 
 
Memorial to Marylanders Killed in War with Mexico Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, May 4, 2008
1. Memorial to Marylanders Killed in War with Mexico Marker
Inscription.
1846-7-8
Erected by the Maryland Association of Veterans of Mexican War
1903

[tablet 2]
Association of
the Veterans of the
Mexican War
1846-7-8
Surviving members
1903
Of the Army.
John A. Reese, Samuel C. Love, John A. Love, John Carpenter, Robert Harrington, John J.A. Galloway, John D. Preston, George W. Ball.
Of the Navy
William H. Jenkins, William Williams, Alexander Wilkinson, Henry W. Tilson, William Taylor, Charles Hill, David M. Merikin, Thomas P. Russell.

[tablet 3]
Killed in Battle

Lt. Col. William H. Watson, Major Samuel Ringgold, Capt. Randolph Ridgely, Capt. James Boyd, Lieut. James Taneyhill, Sergt. John Truscott, George A. Herring, Privt. Alexander Ramsey, Privt. Joseph Warry, Privt. Patrick O'Brien, Privt. Wm. J. Alexander, Privt. Robert Caples, Privt. William Kelly, Privt. William Reese, Privt. John W. Russell.

[tablet 4]
Association of the Veterans of the Mexican War
1846-7-8
Monument Committee
1890-1903
Louis F. Beeler, Pres., Joshua Lynch, Vice Pres., John G. Fury, Vice Pres., Henry Bowers, Vice Pres., George A. Freburger, Mar., James D. Iglehart, Surg., John R. Onion, Secy.
Deceased
Joseph H. Ruddach, Pres., William Lee, Vice Pres.,
Front marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, May 4, 2008
2. Front marker
John T. Gray, Mar., Wm. Louis Schley, Secy., John R. Gould, Secy., David G. Murray, Treas.

 
Erected 1903 by Maryland Association of Veterans of the Mexican War.
 
Location. 39° 18.663′ N, 76° 37.543′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is at the intersection of Mount Royal Terrace and North Avenue (U.S. 1), on the right on Mount Royal Terrace. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21217, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jacob Epstein (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); George W. Rayner House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Garry Moore (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gloria Victis (approx. ¼ mile away); Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Jacob J. Abel, M.D. (approx. ¼ mile away); Franklin P. Mall, M.D. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Florence Rena Sabin, M.D. (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
 
Also see . . .  Maryland Soldiers Monument (Watson Monument). (Submitted on April 25, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Battalion of Baltimore and
Memorial to Marylanders Killed in War with Mexico Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, May 4, 2008
3. Memorial to Marylanders Killed in War with Mexico Marker
District of Columbia Volunteers; Edward Berge.

 
Categories. MilitaryWar, Mexican-American
 
Memorial to Marylanders Killed in War with Mexico Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, May 4, 2008
4. Memorial to Marylanders Killed in War with Mexico Marker
Memorial to Marylanders Killed in War with Mexico Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, May 4, 2008
5. Memorial to Marylanders Killed in War with Mexico Marker
"Watson Monument" image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 25, 2009
6. "Watson Monument"
featuring bronze statue of Lt. Col. William H. Watson (killed in the Battle of Monterey) by sculptor Edward Berge.
Memorial to Marylanders Killed in War with Mexico Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, May 4, 2008
7. Memorial to Marylanders Killed in War with Mexico Marker
Memorial to Marylanders Killed in War with Mexico Marker image. Click for full size.
circa 1907
8. Memorial to Marylanders Killed in War with Mexico Marker
This is my Grandfather born in 1902. This picture was taken at the original site.
Editor's Note: In 1930, the monument was moved from its original location at the intersection of Mount Royal Avenue and Lanville Street.
Memorial to Marylanders Killed in War with Mexico Marker image. Click for full size.
By Martin Pullen, 1923
9. Memorial to Marylanders Killed in War with Mexico Marker
Myrick Pullen Jr. Circa 1923
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,429 times since then and 33 times this year. Last updated on March 17, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 4, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   6. submitted on April 25, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   7. submitted on May 4, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   8. submitted on August 25, 2009, by Albert Kreis of Frederick, Maryland.   9. submitted on March 12, 2012, by Martin Pullen of The Colony, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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