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Presidio

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

A Spanish military post in San Francisco (1776–1822), then a Mexican military post (1822–1848), and finally a U.S. Army post (1848–1994) responsible for protecting commerce and trade. Since...

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Presidio

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

A Spanish military post in San Francisco (1776–1822), then a Mexican military post (1822–1848), and finally a U.S. Army post (1848–1994) responsible for protecting commerce and trade. Since...

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presidio noun

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur.

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

January 1999; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 33 words.

M18 Spanish (from Latin praesidium garrison, fort).

In Spain and Spanish America: a fort, a fortified settlement, a garrison town.

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Presidio, the

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 59 words.

a Spanish military post in San Francisco (1776–1822), then a Mexican military post (1822–1848), and finally

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Savage Peace: Americans at War in the 1990s. By Daniel P. Bolger. (Novato: Presidio, 1995. xii, 420 pp. $27.95, ISBN 0-89141-452-5.)

Lawrence Freedman.

in Journal of American History

June 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 0 words.

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Sinews of War: How Technology, Industry, and Transportation Won the Civil War. By Benjamin W. Bacon. (Novato: Presidio, 1997. xiv, 246 pp. $24.95, ISBN 0-89141-626-9.)

Robert A. Taylor.

in Journal of American History

March 1998; p ublished online March 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 0 words.

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On Brave Old Army Team: The Cheating Scandal That Rocked the Nation, West Point, 1951. By James A. Blackwell. (Novato: Presidio, 1996. viii, 410 pp. $27.50, ISBN 0-89141-553-X.)

Robert L. Goldich.

in Journal of American History

September 1997; p ublished online September 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 0 words.

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Semper Fi—Vietnam: From Da Nang to the dmz: Marine Corps Campaigns, 1965–1975. By Edward F. Murphy. (Novato: Presidio, 1997. xii, 356 pp. $24.95, ISBN 0-89141-562-9)

Graham A. Cosmas.

in Journal of American History

June 1998; p ublished online June 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 0 words.

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Martinez (Argentina, Spain, USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 19 words.

USA (California): named after Ignacio Martínez, the Spanish commandant at the presidio in San Francisco.

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Martinez (Argentina, Spain, USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 19 words.

USA (California): named after Ignacio Martínez, the Spanish commandant at the presidio in San Francisco.

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Martinez (Argentina, Spain, USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 19 words.

USA (California): named after Ignacio Martínez, the Spanish commandant at the presidio in San Francisco.

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Pico, Andrés

Vickey Kalambakal.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1179 words.

soldier, ranchero, and politician, was born at the Presidio of San Diego, one of the twelve children of María Eustaquia

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De Argüello v. United States

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law, and Social Movements

January 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Latin American History. 1052 words.

When California was still under Mexican rule, José de Argüello, the commandant of the Presidio of San Francisco, occupied the

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De Argüello v. the United States

Rodolfo F. Acuña.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 1047 words.

When California was still under Mexican rule, José de Argüello, the commandant of the Presidio of San Francisco, occupied

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Urrea, José de

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 86 words.

(1797–1849) a Mexican general, born in the presidio of Tucson (now Arizona, who fought in numerous battles with

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Tucson

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 63 words.

City on the Santa Cruz River, s Arizona, USA. The Spanish built the presidio fort of Tucson in 1776,

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José de Urrea

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(1797–1849) a Mexican general, born in the presidio of Tucson (now Arizona, who fought in numerous battles with Gen. Antonio López de Santa Anna in the Texas War of Independence. ...

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Tucson

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City on the Santa Cruz River, s Arizona, USA. The Spanish built the presidio fort of Tucson in 1776, and the city was state capital from 1867 to 1877. Today ...

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Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center

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DLIFLC a school for foreign language instruction and testing for Department of Defense personnel. Established in 1847, at the Presidio in Monterey, California, 125 miles south of San...

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De Argüello v. the United States

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

When California was still under Mexican rule, José de Argüello, the commandant of the Presidio of San Francisco, occupied the ranch known as “Las Pulgas” as early as 1795 based ...

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Pershing, Gen. John Joseph

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 222 words.

GCB 1918

Born Linn County, Missouri, 13 Sept. 1860; m 1905, Frances, d of Senator Francis E. Warren, Cheyenne, Wyoming; one s (wife and 3 daughters lost their lives...

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