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#214:  Site of Battle Between Forces Under General Vallejo and San Joaquin Valley Indians

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Location:

l0 mi S of Manteca on Two Rivers Rd, take S Manteca Rd to Trahern, turn right 1/4 mi, left on Two Rivers Rd to Indian Valley Resort, 200 yards SE of confluence of San Joaquin and Stanislaus Rivers on N bank of Stanislaus

Plaque: 37.694180,-121.183866
Site: ~37.665473,-121.240560

 

 

Plaque:

Private Plaque

Notes:

Related plaque located in picnic area of Caswell Memorial State Park


From the Guidebook:

In 1829, the Governor-General of California directed Vallejo to punish the Cosumnes Indians for their raids on local ranches. The battle is one of the few fought in California in which cannons were actually used.



©2009 David Schmitt