The Battle of La Mesa

The Battle of La Mesa (HM2039)

Location: Vernon, CA 90058 Los Angeles County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 0.297', W 118° 13.845'

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La Batalla de La Mesa

—January 9th, 1847 —

Plaque #1
On this site was foughtLa Batalla de La MesaBattle of La MesaJanuary 9th, 1847Commodore Robert Field Stockton U.S.N.in command of American forcesandGeneral Jose Maria Florescommanding the Californians
Plaque #2Sketch of the Battle of Los Angeles fought between the Americans and Mexicans Jan. 9, 1847Copy of map in U.S. official records made by Lieut. Emory who was engaged in this battle.
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HM NumberHM2039
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
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Year Placed1926
Placed ByNative Sons of the Golden West, Historical Society of Southern California, Union Pacific Railroad and Los Angeles Union Stock Yards
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 24th, 2017 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 386346 N 3763387
Decimal Degrees34.00495000, -118.23075000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 0.297', W 118° 13.845'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 0' 17.82" N, 118° 13' 50.7" W
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Area Code(s)323, 213, 818
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2459 E Vernon Ave, Vernon CA 90058, US
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