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Leandro Valle

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, November 1, 2015
1. Leandro Valle Marker
Inscription.
Defensor de la Reforma
Nacio en Mexico
en 1833
Alumno del Colegio
Militar de
Chapultepec
Lucho hasta morir
sacrificado
en favor de las leyes
de Reforma
en el Monte de las
Cruces en 1861

English translation:
Leandro Valle
Defender of the Reform
Born in Mexico City in 1833.
Cadet of the Military College at Chapultepec.
Fought to the death, sacrificed for the good of the Reform Laws at Monte de las Cruces in 1861.

 
Location. 19° 26.099′ N, 99° 9.028′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal. Marker is on Paseo de la Reforma, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16 Paseo de la Reforma, Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal 06600, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ignacio Ramírez (within shouting distance of this marker); Miguel Lerdo de Tejada (within shouting distance of this marker); Manuel Cepeda Peraza (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Andrés Quintana Roo (about 150 meters away); Julián Villagrán (about 240 meters away); Nicolás García de San Vicente
Leandro Valle Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 1, 2015
2. Leandro Valle Marker
(about 240 meters away); Jesús Terán (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Angel Albino Corzo (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Regarding Leandro Valle. Leandro Valle was one of Benito Juárez's youngest and most capable generals during the Reform War. He was captured and shot by a firing squad at Monte de Las Cruces, Distrito Federal on June 23, 1861 by the forces of Conservative General Leonardo Márquez.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 17, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 252 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 17, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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