José María Flores

General José María Flores (1818, New Spain – 1866) was an officer in the Mexican Army and was a member of la otra banda. He was appointed Governor and Comandante General pro tem of Alta California from 1846 to 1847.

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José María Flores - Mexican-American War - Battle of La Mesa
... On January 9, 1847 Flores’s troops encountered Stockton’s forces one last time at the Battle of La Mesa ... By January 12, Flores’s troops offered a flag of truce ... On January 10, 1847, Flores left Los Angeles and stayed at Los Verdugos ...

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