San Pasqual Battlefield

San Pasqual Battlefield (HMYH6)

Location: Escondido, CA 92027 San Diego County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 5.18', W 116° 59.429'

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While marching to the conquest and occupation of California during the Mexican War, a detachment of 1st U.S. Dragoons, under the command of Brig. Gen. Stephen W. Kearny, was met on this site by native California lancers under, the command of Gen. Andres Pico. In this battle, fought on December 6, 1846, severe losses were incurred by the American forces. The native Californians withdrew after Kearny had rallied his men on the field. Gallant action on the part of both forces characterized the battle of San Pasqual, one of the significant actions during the Mexican War of 1846-1848.
HM NumberHMYH6
Marker Number533
Year Placed1962
Placed ByCalifornia State Parks Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 6:58pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 500888 N 3660857
Decimal Degrees33.08633333, -116.99048333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 5.18', W 116° 59.429'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 5' 10.80" N, 116° 59' 25.74" W
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Area Code(s)858, 760, 619
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16140-16186 San Pasqual Valley Rd, Escondido CA 92027, US
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