Monument to the Mexican Fallen of 1847

Monument to the Mexican Fallen of 1847 (HM1PI2)

Location: Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal 04120
Country: Mexico
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N 19° 21.261', W 99° 8.931'

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Á la memoriade los ilustres y esforzados mexicanosque combatiendo en defensa de su patriale hicieron el sacrificio de sus vidasen este mismo lugarel dia 20 de agosto de 1847La Nacion MexicanaConsagra este monumentode gratitud de honor y de gloriasiendo Presidente de la RepublicaIg. Comonfort1856. Luis Martinez de CastroRafael OlivaPascual MerásAgustin GutierresStrenvis Civibvsqvi pro patria vitam magna cvm lavdein praelio profvnderantXIII. kai. septembA.D. MDCCCXLVIIMexic. resptanti beneficii memortantvmove exemplvm posteris praebemsH.M.C. Vota pvblicaEivso reip. svmm. praesesIg. Comonfortadimplere cvravitA.D. MDCCCLVIFrancisco PeñuñuriPaz Montes de OcaJosé Ma. GonzalesEnglish translation:To the memory of theillustrious and brave Mexicansthat, fighting in defense of their country,sacrificed their lives to herin this very placeon August 20, 1847The Mexican NationDedicates this monumentof gratitude, honor and glory,under President of the RepublicIgnacio Comonfort1856. Luis Martinez de CastroRafael OlivaPascual MerásAgustin GutierresLatin translation of the monument dedication.Francisco PeñuñuriPaz Montes de OcaJosé María Gonzales
HM NumberHM1PI2
Year Placed1856
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Date Added Sunday, November 22nd, 2015 at 9:02pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14Q E 484367 N 2140042
Decimal Degrees19.35435000, -99.14885000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 19° 21.261', W 99° 8.931'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds19° 21' 15.66" N, 99° 8' 55.86" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16B 20 de Agosto, Ciudad de México Distrito Federal 04120, MX
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