Mormon Battalion Trail

Mormon Battalion Trail (HMI2Z)

Location: Picacho, AZ 85141 Pinal County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 38.765', W 111° 24.008'

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The Mormon Battalion of the U.S. Army camped here enroute to California December 17, 1846. During the war with Mexico, on the longest infantry march of record, they were first to unfurl the flag of the United States in Tucson.

This marker placed by Aaronic Priesthood, Mesa Third Ward, Maricopa Stake, J.R. Price, President, Charles E. Standage, Chairman.
Hugh Dana, Bishop · Frank K. Pomeroy, 1st Counselor · Leland Glazier, 2nd counselor · J. Wallace Bond, Clerk · H. Thurber Payne, Asst.

Sons of Battalion
H.A. Brizee · Ed Boil · Dan Judd

(Inscription on skull)
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HM NumberHMI2Z
Marker Number71
Year Placed1937
Placed ByThis marker placed by Aaronic Priesthood, Mesa third ward, Maricopa Stake, J.R. Price, President, Charles E Standage, Chairman
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 1:04am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 462472 N 3612123
Decimal Degrees32.64608333, -111.40013333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 38.765', W 111° 24.008'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 38' 45.90" N, 111° 24' 0.48" W
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Area Code(s)520
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-298 Picacho Peak Rd, Picacho AZ 85141, US
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