Monterey in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Quarters of General William Tecumseh Sherman
General William Tecumseh Sherman
Lieutenant Quartermaster and
1847 • 1849
Location. 36° 35.873′ N, 121° 53.768′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker is at the intersection of Calle Principal and Jefferson Street, on the left when traveling north on Calle Principal. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 464 Calle Principal, Monterey CA 93940, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Larkin House (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Larkin House (a few steps from this marker); 19th Century Sailing Ship's Anchor (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Four Winds (within shouting distance of this marker); Chestnut Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Casa Amesti (within shouting distance of this marker); Moon Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Juan Bautista Alvarado (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterey.
Also see . . .
1. Sherman Quarterrs. Sherman's quarters are part of Monterey State Historic Park. The California (Submitted on July 23, 2010.)
2. William T. Sherman and Early California History. "In chapter II of his memoirs, Sherman describes life in Upper California, and tells of his experiences at Monterey, his visit to the newly-named San Francisco, and the last of the Mexican War fought in Lower California. Sherman’s adventures in California began in January 1847, after a long trip around the Horn to Monterey." (Submitted on July 23, 2010.)
3. William Sherman Letters. From Sherman's letter to his brother John, dated April 18, 1848 and written in Monterey:
My Dear Brother: . . . We are here perfectly banished. Occasionally a vessel comes up from the Sandwich Islands and other parts in the Pacific, but now that the first excitement (Submitted on July 23, 2010.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2010, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 851 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on April 1, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 23, 2010, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. 5, 6. submitted on March 28, 2015, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.