The First United States Soldiers to Be Stationed at the Pass of the North

The First United States Soldiers to Be Stationed at the Pass of the North (HMPCZ)

Location: El Paso, TX 79901 El Paso County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 45.577', W 106° 29.286'

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1848 - 1948

By authority of War Department Orders of
November 7, 1848
The First United States Soldiers
to be stationed at the Pass of the North
Camped in this Area

Regimental Headquarters and Six Companies
of the Third Infantry
Major Jefferson Van Horne Commanding
arrived in El Paso September 8, 1849,
to establish the New Post,
Designated the Post of El Paso
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
Year Placed1948
Placed ByThe Citizens of El Paso
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 12:48pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 359068 N 3514754
Decimal Degrees31.75961667, -106.48810000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 45.577', W 106° 29.286'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 45' 34.62" N, 106° 29' 17.16" W
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Area Code(s)915
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-399 N Mesa St, El Paso TX 79901, US
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