General Ignacio Zaragoza

General Ignacio Zaragoza (HMO9P)

Location: Goliad, TX 77963 Goliad County
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Country: United States of America
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N 28° 38.831', W 97° 22.986'

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(January 14, 1829 - September 8, 1862)

Nacio en este lugar cuando se llamaba "Bahia del Espiritu Santo." En 1855, al mando de un ejercito de voluntarios Mexicanos, contribuyo a la derrota del dictador Santa Anna.
Siempre fue caudillo en la defensa de su patria, el 5 de mayo de 1862, durante la invasion de las fuerzas Francesas de Napoleon III y Maximiliano, en la Batalla de Puebla y al Mando de 4,000 soldados mal armados, derroto a 8,000 zuavos veteranos Franceses. Esta heroica victoria dio a Mexico su gran fiesta patriotica nacional "El Cinco de Mayo."


Born on this site when it was called "Bahia del Espiritu Santo;" in 1855, at the head of an army of Mexican volunteers, contributed to the defeat of dictator Santa Anna.
Always a leader in the defense of his country, on May 5, 1862, during the invasion of the French forces of Napoleon III and Maximilian, in the Battle of Puebla, he led 4,000 poorly armed soldiers to defeat 8,000 veteran French zouaves. This heroic victory gave Mexico its great national patriotic anniversary, "El Cinco de Mayo."
HM NumberHMO9P
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
Year Placed1967
Placed ByTexas Historical Survey Committee
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 8:57am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 658029 N 3169966
Decimal Degrees28.64718333, -97.38310000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 38.831', W 97° 22.986'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 38' 49.86" N, 97° 22' 59.16" W
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Area Code(s)361
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 105-109 Cll Cinco De Mayo, Goliad TX 77963, US
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