Campsite of “The Fighting 69th”

Campsite of “The Fighting 69th”


McAllen, Texas (TX), US
Marker Text:
Famed New York Infantry Regiment.

Encamped in McAllen during 1916-1917- bandit trouble, guarding the border and preventing the smuggling of arms across Rio Grande to Pancho Villa. Tour of duty here seasoned the men for rigors of World War I, wherein Regiment won undying glory in France.
Marker Text:
Famed New York Infantry Regiment.

Encamped in McAllen during 1916-1917- bandit trouble, guarding the border and preventing the smuggling of arms across Rio Grande to Pancho Villa. Tour of duty here seasoned the men for rigors of World War I, wherein Regiment won undying glory in France.
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Links: en.wikipedia.org
By: WacoKidd110

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