Request for military retirement by Casanova and Bautista Romero due to illness and old age.

Serial Number
041-05701
Title
Request for military retirement by Casanova and Bautista Romero due to illness and old age.
Author(s)
Gabriel, Francisco Xavier de
Casanova, Manuel Ramon de (Alferez)
Narbona, Antonio (Capitan)
and others
Date
06-13-1818
Date
01-19-1821
Documentation
Mexico. Durango. Arispe. June 13, 1818-January 19, 1821. 18p. Letters. Informes. Copies. Signed.
Summary
Request by Casanova and Bautista Romero for military retirement with fuero militar and uso de uniforme. illness and old age reasons for desire to retire. Military records given. F. 227 lists each military post held by Casanova. F. 227-228 gives detailed summary of major campaigns of Casanova. Battle of San Ignacio de Piantla and battle of Rio de San Pedro figure prominently. Massive details (date, place, length, number of dead and wounded) given for each battle. Killings and imprisoning of Gandules and Apaches also cited. Muno testifies to having given medical assistance to Casanova for his enfermedad nerviosa of the stomach and Head. Doctor describes his prescription for Casanova and deems Casanova unfit for continuance in military. Other documents concern Bautista romer's request for retirement. F. 230 lists record of his military employment and briefly acccounts his military campaigns. His role in attacks contra enemigos of Tucson stated. Lopez testifies on Bautista Romero's enfermedad senil that makes retirement necessary. (P. Lenz, February 1990)
Persons
Garcia, Alexo (Mariscal de Campo)
Casanova, Manuel de (Alferez)
Bautista Romero, Juan (Alferez)
Hermosillo (Colonel)
Narbona, Antonio (Capitan)
Muno, Cayetano (Cirujano)
Lopez, Francisco (Ayudante del Hospital Militar)
Moreno, Valentin (Capitan)
Places
Tubac
Fronteras
Bavispe
Sonora
Chiricagui (Sierra)
Mazatlan (Presidio)
Clota (Pueblo)
Aguascalientes
San Ignacio (Pueblo)
Pimas
Tucson
Ethnic Groups
Gandules
Apaches
Military Groups
Fronteras, Compania Presidial de
Pimas, Compania de
Tucson, Compania Presidial de
Principe, Compania Presidial de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 256 ff. 224-232
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 256 ff. 224-232
Language
Spanish
Notes
F. 230 duplicated
Reference Number
25600023
Rights
To request a scan or copy of the document please contact the original or first location repository; if a citation reads “AZU Film” please submit the citation to LBRY-askddt@email.arizona.edu.