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THIS MEMORIAL HONORS THE 320 SAILORS AND CIVILIANS WHO WERE KILLED AT PORT CHICAGO WHEN THE SHIPS THEY WERE LOADING WITH AMMUNITION AND BOMBS EXPLODED. THIS RESULTED IN THE LARGEST DOMESTIC LOSS OF LIFE DURING WORLD WAR II.

LocationCONCORD NAVAL WEAPONS STATION
City
State
Zip Code94519

THIS IS A POEM WRITTEN BY THEODORE H'HARA TO HONOR THIS FELLOW SOLDIERS FROM KENTUCKY WHO DIED IN THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR.

LocationGOLDEN GATE NATIONAL CEMETERY-1300 SNEATH LANE
City
State
Zip Code94006

A CURVED WALL BEARING THE NAMES OF 413 MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES WHO LOST THEIR LIVES OR WERE BURIED AT SEA IN THE PACIFIC COASTAL WATERS.

LocationBAKER BEACH-1700-1727 GIBSON ROAD
State
Zip Code94129

DEDICATED TO THOSE WHO SERVED DURING WORLD WAR II.

Location1771 E. TULARE AVENUE
City
State
Zip Code93274

IT SERVES AS A MEMORIAL TO THE CREW OF THE U.S.S. BENINGTON, A GUNBOAT OF THE U.S. NAVY WHOSE BOILER EXPLODED IN SAN DIEGO BAY IN 1905 KILLING AT LEAST 60 MEN.

LocationFORT ROSECRANS NATIONAL CEMETERY-POINT LOMA
City
State
Zip Code92101

COMMEMORATES JAPANESE AMERICANS WHO SERVED IN THE UNITED STATES ARMY DURING WORLD WAR II.

LocationLITTLE TOKYO-NORTH CENTRAL STREET AND EAST TEMPLE STREET
State
Zip Code90012

IN COMMEMORATION OF MAJOR GENERAL JOHN C. FREMONT, U.S. ARMY AND HIS EXPEDITION, ENCAMPED IN THE SUTTER BUTTES DURING THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR.

LocationPASS ROAD AND BUTTE HOUSE ROAD
City
State
Zip Code95982

THE BATTLE OF SANTA CLARA WAS THE ONLY CAMPAIGN FOUGHT IN THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA DURING THE WAR WITH MEXICO. SEE ALSO-THE BATTLE OF SANTA CLARA MEMORIAL PLAQUE

LocationEL CAMINO REAL AND LINCOLN STREET
State
Zip Code95050

MARINE CAPT. WARD MARSTON, COMMANDER OF THE UNITED STATES EXPEDITIONARY FORCE, AGREED TO A TREATY HERE ON JANUARY 7, 1847. UNITED STATES FORCES WERE TO RECOGNIZE THE RIGHTS OF MEXICAN CALIFORNIANS AND TO END SEIZURE OF THEIR PERSONAL PROPERTIES.

LocationCIVIC CENTER PARK-EL CAMINO REAL AND LINCOLN STREET
State
Zip Code95050

ON JANUARY 2, 1847 SOMEWHERE HERE ABOUT WAS FOUGHT THE LAST NORTHERN BATTLE OF THE MEXICAN WAR.

Location2734 EL CAMINO REAL
State
Zip Code95051

HERE ON JANUARY 8, 1847 THE BATTLE OF SANTA CLARA ENDED. THIS ARMISTICE ENDED THE LAST UPRISING AGAINST THE TIDE OF AMERICAN CONQUEST IN THE SANTA CLARA VALLEY.

LocationEL CAMINO REAL AND LINCOLN STREET
State
Zip Code95050

ON THIS SITE STOOD THE JUZGADO, OR TOWN HALL WHERE CAPTAIN THOMAS FALLON TOOK POSSESSION OF THE TOWN DURING THE MEXICAN WAR. HE SIGNALED VICTORY ON JULY 14, 1846 BY RAISING THE U.S. FLAG, THE FIRST TO FLY PERMANENTLY IN SANTA CLARA COUNTY, OVER THE JUZGAD ...

Location51 SOUTH MARKET STREET
City
State
Zip Code95113

BRIGADIER GENERAL UNITED STATES VOLUNTEERS, LIEUTENANT COLONEL UNITED STATES ARMY. THIS MEMORIAL COMMEMORATES HIS SERVICE TO THE COUNTRY IN THE MEXICAN AND CIVIL WAR.

LocationST. JAMES PARK-EAST SAINT JOHN STREET AND NORTH 3RD STREET
City
State
Zip Code95113

THIS MEMORIAL MEMORIALIZES THE RAISING OF THE U.S. FLAG IN SAN JOSE BY CAPTAIN THOMAS FALLON IN 1846 DURING THE WAR WITH MEXICO.

Location183 ST. JAMES STREET
City
State
Zip Code95110

LT. COL. JOHN C. FREMONT AND HIS 430 AMERICAN VOLUNTEERS CAMPED ON THIS HILL DECEMBER 10-11 1846 AND TOOK MISSION SAN MIGUEL.

LocationMISSION STREET AND 9TH STREET
State
Zip Code93451

ON JULY 9, 1846 COMMANDER MONTGOMERY LANDED NEAR THIS SPOT FROM THE U.S. SLOOP-OF-WAR "PORTSMOUTH" TO RAISE THE STARS AND STRIPES DURING THE WAR WITH MEXICO.

Location550 MONTGOMERY STREET
State
Zip Code94111

ERECTED IN HONOR OF THE 500 VOLUNTEER SOLDIERS OF THE MORMON BATTALION. THE BATTALION COMPLETED THE LONGEST MARCH OF ANY U.S. INFANTRY UNIT IN HISTORY.

LocationPRESIDO PARK -PRESIDO DRIVE
City
State
Zip Code92110

THE BATTALION BLAZED THE FIRST WAGON TRAIL TO THE PACIFIC. LT. COL. COOKE SAID "HISTORY MAY BE SEARCHED IN VAIN FOR AN EQUAL MARCH OF INFANTRY".

LocationPRESIDO PARK -PRESIDO DRIVE
City
State
Zip Code92110

DURING THE BATTLE OF SAN PASQUAL THE AMERICANS COUNTER-ATTACKED OCCUPYING A HILL UNTIL DECEMBER 11, 1846. WHEN THE MARCH RESUMED THE MEN WERE SHORT OF FOOD AND THEY ATE MULE MEAT AND NAMED THE HILL "MULE HILL".

Location20397 PALMARADO ROAD
City
State
Zip Code92128

DURING THE MEXICAN WAR THE FORT WAS TAKEN BY AMERICAN FORCES AND RE-NAMED FORT STOCKTON AND USED AS THEIR CAMPAIGN HEADQUARTERS.

LocationPRESIDO PARK -PRESIDO DRIVE
City
State
Zip Code92110

THE BATTLE OF SAN PASQUAL IS ONE OF THE SIGNIFICANT ACTIONS DURING THE MEXICAN WAR OF 1846-1848.

LocationSAN PASQUAL VALLEY ROAD
City
State
Zip Code92027

THIS MEMORIAL HONORS THE AMERICAN SOLDIERS WHO UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF BRIG. GEN. STEPHEN W. KEARNY GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE BATTLE OF SAN PASQUAL BETWEEN THE AMERICANS AND MEXICANS DECEMBER 6-10, 1846.

LocationSAN PASQUAL VALLEY ROAD
City
State
Zip Code92027

THE AMERICAN FORCES WERE DRIVEN UPON A BUTTE IN THE DESERT, ON WHICH THERE WAS NO WATER AND WERE SURROUNDED BY THE MEXICAN FORCES. EDWARD F. BEALE AND KIT CARSON VOLUNTEERED TO GET THROUGH THE MEXICAN LINES AND GET REINFORCEMENTS AND THEY SAVED THE AMERIC ...

Location15808 SAN PASQUAL VALLEY ROAD
City
State
Zip Code92025

ON SEPTEMBER 26-27 1846 WAS FOUGHT THE FIRST IMPORTANT ENGAGEMENT IN CALIFORNIA OF THE WAR WITH MEXICO.

Location4040 EUCALYPTUS AVENUE
City
State
Zip Code91710

Location222 EAST MAIN STREET
City
State
Zip Code92311

HIS GALLANTRY ON THE FIELD OF BATTLE EARNED HIM COMMENDATIONS.

Location1000 BROADWAY
State
Zip Code95818

AMERICAN FORCES UNDER CAPTAIN CHARLES D. BURRASS AND BLUFORD K. THOMPSON CLASHED WITH COMANDANTE MANUEL DE JESUS CASTRO'S MEXICAN CALIFORNIANS IN THIS VICINITY ON NOVEMBER 16, 1846.

LocationSAN JUAN GRADE ROAD AND CRAZY HORSE CANYON ROAD
City
State
Zip Code93907

ON THIS SPOT ON JULY 7, 1846 U.S. MARINES AND SAILORS LANDED AND RAISED THE AMERICAN FLAG AND SECURED 600,000 SQUARE MILES FOR THE UNITED STATES DURING THE WAR WITH MEXICO

LocationOLIVER STREET
City
State
Zip Code93940

COMMODORE JOHN DRAKE SLOAT RAISED THE AMERICAN FLAG IN TAKING POSSESSION OF CALIFORNIA IN THE NAME OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

LocationMONTEREY PENINSULA RECREATIONAL TRAIL
City
State
Zip Code93940

LocationLIGHTHOUSE AVENUE
City
State
Zip Code93940

BATTLE OF RIO SAN GABRIEL BETWEEN AMERICAN FORCES LEAD BY CAPT. STOCKON U.S. NAVY AND BRIG. GEN. KEARNEY AND MEXICANS LEAD BY GEN. JOSE MARIA FLORES.THE BATTLE LASTED AN HOUR AND A HALF, AND WAS DECISIVE IN THE CAMPAIGN FOR CONTROL OF LOS ANGELES AND ALTA ...

LocationBUFFROAD AND WASHINGTON BOULEVARD
State
Zip Code90640

THIS MEMORIAL HONORS THE TROOPS WHO HELPED WIN THE WEST. THE UNITED STATES 1ST DRAGONS WHO FOUGHT AT SAN PASQUAL. THE NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS WHO CAME BY SEA. THE MORMON BATTALION WHICH MADE ONE OF THE LONGEST AND MOST ARDUOUS INFANTRY MARCH IN HISTORY.

LocationNORTH HILL STREET
State
Zip Code90012

AS A COLONEL OF 1ST REGIMENT, TEXAS MOUNTED VOLUNTEERS, MEXICAN WAR, HE FOUGHT UNDER TAYLOR AND SCOTT AT MONTEREY, VERACRUZ, PUEBLA AND MEXICO CITY.

Location5000 PIEDMONT AVENUE
City
State
Zip Code94611

IN SEPTEMBER 1899, A COMBINED U.S. ARMY-NAVY FORCE ATTACKED THE FILIPINO POSITIONS AT SUBIC BAY. THIS GUN WAS REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN DESTROYED BY SHELLFIRE FROM THE AMERICAN CRUISER USS CHARLESTON. THIS ORDONEZ GUN HAS BEEN PRESERVED IN ITS BATTLE DAMAGED ...

LocationPERSHING SQUARE-MORGAN AVENUE AND GRAHAM STREET
State
Zip Code94123

ON THE NIGHT OF APRIL THIRTIETH 1898 COMMODORE DEWEY'S SQUADRON ENTERED MANILA BAY AND UNDAUNTED BY THE DANGER OF SUBMERGED EXPLOSIVES REACHED MANILA AT DAWN OF MAY FIRST 1898. ATTACKED AND DESTROYED THE SPANISH FLEET OF TEN WAR SHIPS. REDUCED THE FORTS A ...

LocationPOST STREET AND POWELL STREET
State
Zip Code94108

ERECTED BY THE CITIZENS OF SAN FRANCISCO IN HONOR OF THE CALIFORNIA VOLUNTEERS, SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR 1898 "FIRST TO THE FRONT".

Location11 DOLORES STREET
State
Zip Code94103

AT FORTY MINUTES PAST NINE ON THE EVENING OF THE 15TH OF FEBRUARY 1898 THE UNITED STATES BATTLESHIP MAINE WAS RIPPED BY A SUDDEN AND DEVASTATING EXPLOSION, DEMOLISHING THE ENTIRE FORWARD SECTION AND SENDING THE SHIP TO THE BOTTOM OF HAVANA HARBOR. OF THE ...

LocationSACRAMENTO CITY CEMETERY-1000 BROADWAY
State
Zip Code95818

J. HOLLAND LAIDLER AT THE OUTBREAK OF THE WAR WITH SPAIN HE JOINED THE HOSPITAL CORPS UNITED STATES ARMY, AND WAS KILLED IN ACTION DURING THE PHILIPPINE INSURRECTION, APRIL 24, 1899 AT QUINQUA, PHILIPPINE ISLANDS.

LocationSACRAMENTO CITY CEMETERY-1000 BROADWAY
State
Zip Code95818

IN MEMORIAM JOS. H. MCCOURT 1877-1900, CO F, 8TH CAL INF U.S.V.-CO I, 35TH INF USV. IN MEMORIAM BRUNO L. PUTZKER BTRY K, 3RD U.S. ARMY. BERKELEY MEN KILLED IN ACTION IN PHILIPPINES INSURRECTION.

LocationBERKELEY'S VETERANS MEMORIAL HALL-1931 CENTER STREET
City
State
Zip Code94704

THIS PLOT WAS DEDICATED TO THE GAR MEMBERS OF GRANT POST #9 WHO FOUGHT FOR THE UNION DURING THE CIVIL WAR OF 1861-1865 THE GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC WAS A FRATERNAL, CHARITABLE AND PATRIOTIC ORGANIZATION EXCLUSIVELY OF VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR WHO SE ...

Location905 SCENIC DRIVE
City
State
Zip Code95350

 

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