LA MESA BATTLEFIELD

Historical Landmark

Description:
La Mesa Battlefield served as a campsite for the California forces under General Castro in the summer of 1846, during the United States' occupation of California in the Mexican War. The battle of La Mesa, last military encounter of the war on the California front, was fought here January 9, 1847.


Registration Date: 3/6/1935

Location:
City: Vernon
County: Los Angeles

Directions:
4490 Exchange Ave at Downey Rd, Vernon


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