Battle of Natividad

Battle of Natividad (HMHP1)

Location: Prunedale, CA 93907 Monterey County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 46.379', W 121° 36.217'

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Combined American forces under Captains Charles D. Burrass (or Burroughs) and Bluford K. Thompson clashed with Comandante Manuel de Jes Castro's Californians in this vicinity on November 16, 1846. Casualties on each side consisted of several men killed and wounded. The Americans saved a large herd of horses for Lt. Col. John C. Fr?mont, who then later proceeded south to participate in the Armistice at Cahuenga in January 1847.

California Registered Historical Landmark No. 651

Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Monterey County Historical Society and the County of Monterey, November 16, 1958. Rededicated by Monterey-Viejo No. 1846, E Clampus Vitus, October 29, 1983.
HM NumberHMHP1
Marker Number651
Year Placed1958
Placed ByCalifornia State Park Commission, Monterey County Historical Society, County of Monterey
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 9:43pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 624616 N 4070598
Decimal Degrees36.77298333, -121.60361667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 46.379', W 121° 36.217'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 46' 22.74" N, 121° 36' 13.02" W
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Area Code(s)831
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 990-998 San Juan Grade Rd, Prunedale CA 93907, US
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