1794-1848He was "the Father of the US Calvary" and President Polk named him "Commander of the Army of the West". In 1848 he went from Santa Fe, NM on to CA with 100 men on an arduous trip across our desert and on to a battle at San Pascual in a fight for independence from Mexico.
|Placed By||Barstow's Main Street Mural Project|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 6:05pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||11S E 497690 N 3861805|
|Decimal Degrees||34.89866667, -117.02528333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 53.92', W 117° 1.517'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 53' 55.20" N, 117° 1' 31.02" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 222 E Main St, Barstow CA 92311, US|
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