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Name: La Mesa Battlefield
Site Number: #167
Date Visited: 09/06/2015
Other Designation: None
Plaque Status: State Marker
Location: 4208 Exchange Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90058
Coordinates34.002453,-118.2046339
Website: N/A

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.