The Purísima Cemetery

The Purísima Cemetery (HM2M8I)

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N 25° 40.181', W 100° 19.623'

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Batalla de Monterrey - 21 de septiembre de 1846

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 Cementerio de la PurísimaLa antigua capilla de la Purísima contaba con un cementerio, cuyos muros sirvieron de resguardo para la defensa de la ciudad durante la Batalla. Sin embargo la retirada de las fuerzas mexicanas del Obispado forzó al abandono de esa posición, que fue ocupada el 23 de septiembre por la División del General Worth. Desde aquí un mortero bombardeó la ciudad durante la noche y la madrugada del día siguiente. Inicio del recorrido: Calles Washington y Héroes del 47English translation:The Purísima Cemetery The ancient Purísima Chapel had a cemetery whose walls served as a shelter for the defense of the city during the Battle of Monterrey. However, the withdrawal of Mexican forces from the Bishop's Palace forced the abandonment of that position, which was occupied on September 23 by General Worth's Division. From here a mortar bombed the city during the night and the early morning of the next day. Start of the tour: Washington and Héroes de 47 Streets
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HM NumberHM2M8I
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Placed ByCONARTE, Congreso del Estado de Nuevo León LXXII Legislatura, Nuevo León Unido – Gobierno para Todos
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Date Added Friday, October 25th, 2019 at 11:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14J E 366815 N 7160227
Decimal Degrees-25.66968333, -100.32705000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 25° 40.181', W 100° 19.623'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds25° 40' 10.86" N, 100° 19' 37.38" W
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