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  Some Members of the Presidio at Pitic, San Miguel de Horcasitas:
 

We have a 1780 and a 1782 debit/credit accounting for the enlisted men of the company from the Collections of the Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, taken from the Archivo General de Indias, Guadalajara Legajo 284, letter No. 884, pages 176-179. This Presidio was directly and heavily involved in the Yuma settlement and in the campaigns after the Yuma Massacre. One Corporal and five Soldados (Leather Jacket Soldiers) and six Tropa Ligera (Light Troopers) listed in 1780 were not listed in 1782, and at least two of these are known to have been killed at Yuma. In 1782, one Leather Jacket Soldier had been promoted to replace the Corporal. There were 12 new persons in 1782, all in the Tropa Ligera (Light Troopers) at the end of the roster in rank. These have been rearranged alphabetically, with additional information shown when it is known.

Juan Josef Albisu, Soldier, 1780 and 1782.

Ygnacio Antonio Albisu, Trooper, 1780 and 1782.

Diego Aldecoa, Trooper, 1780 and 1782.

Juan Aldecoa, Soldier, 1780 and 1782.

Ambrosio Araysa, Armorer, 1780 and 1782.

Antonio Arevalo, Trooper, 1780 and 1782.

Francisco Astorga, Soldier, 1780 and 1782.

Marcelo Bacora, Soldier, 1780 and 1782.

2d Sgt Nicolas Berdugo, 1780 and 1782.

Vicente Bernal, Soldier, 1780 and 1782.

Lorenzo Bojorquez, Trooper, 1780 and 1782.

Matheo Bojorquez, Soldier, 1780 and 1782.

Ygnacio Bojorquez, Trooper, 1782 only.

Manuel Buelna, Soldier, 1780 and 1782.

Miguel Buelna, Soldier, 1780 and 1782.

Ygnacio Buelna, Trooper, 1782 only.

Ponceano Carillas, Trooper, 1780 and 1782.

Francisco Castro, Trooper, 1780 and 1782.

Josef Córdova, Soldier, 1780 and 1782.

Mariano dela Cruz, Trooper, 1782 only.

Antonio Curiel, Cpl, 1780 and 1782.

Joachin Curiel, Trooper, 1780 and 1782.

Antonio Días, Soldier in 1780, Cpl in 1782.

Cristóval Días, Trooper, 1782 only.

Juan José Días, Trooper, 1782 only.

Ygnacio Dias, Soldier, 1780 and 1782.

Pablo Espinosa, Soldier, 1780 and 1782.

Francisco Xavier Fonces/Farias, Trooper, 1782 only.

Ygnacio Frias, 1780 and 1782.

(Don) Roque Guizarnotegui, Cadet Soldier, 1780 and 1782.

Josef Ximenes/Jimenes, Soldier, 1780 and 1782.

Diego de León, Soldier, 1780, killed at Yuma.

Javier de León, Trooper, 1780, believed to have been killed at Yuma, recorded as Gabriel de León.

Joachín de León, Trooper, 1780 and 1782.

Javier de León, Soldier, 1780 only.

Eusebio López, Soldier, 1780 and 1782.

Ramon López, Soldier, 1780 and 1782.

Santiago Luque, Trooper, 1780 and 1782.

Agustin Luxan, Trooper, 1780 and 1782.

Josef Manuel Luxan, Soldier, 1780 and 1782.

Juan Pedro Luxan, Cpl, 1780 and 1782.

Juan Antonio Martinez, Soldier, 1780 and 1782.

Lucas Miranda, Soldier, 1780 and 1782.

Josef Antonio Molino, Trooper, 1782 only.

Ygnacio Molino, Trooper, 1782 only.

Manuel Moran, Trooper, 1780 and 1782.

Jacavo Ochoa, Soldier, 1780 and 1782.

Josef María Ochoa, Trooper, 1780 and 1782.

Xavier Ochoa, Trooper, 1780 and 1782.

Bernave Osuna, Cpl, 1780 and 1782.

Miguel Palacios, 1st Sgt, 1780 and 1782. He was a career soldier volunteer from the 1st Free Company of Catalonian Volunteers and had come from Spain with the Company about 1767/68. As with other Catalonian Volunteers, he was assigned to Presidial Companies to train and lead them. He became an Ensign, and his service record is in Legajo 7279, I, 107.

Josef Palma, Drummer, 1780 and 1782.

Francisco Peña, Trooper, 1780 and 1782.

Machías Preciado, Trooper, 1780 and 1782.

Ygnacio Ramírez, Cpl, 1780 and 1782.

Pasqual Reyes, Trooper, 1780 and 1782.

Inosario Rivera, Soldier, 1781 only.

Doroteo Rodríquez, Soldier, 1780 and 1782.

Francisco Xavier Romero, Soldier, 1780, killed at Yuma.

Ygnacio Salasar, Trooper, 1782 only.

Josef Antonio Salgudo, Trooper, 1782 only.

Manuel Salgudo, Trooper, 1782 only.

Juan María Sánchez, Cpl, 1780 and 1782.

Vicente Sánchez, Trooper, 1782 only.

Josef Antonio Tambrano/Sambrano, Soldier, 1780 and 1782.

Ygnacio Sanehan?, Trooper, 1781 only.

Juan Lorenzo Tapia, Trooper, 1780 and 1782.

Josef Antonio Torres, Cpl in 1780 only.

Francisco Manuel Vallé, Soldier, 1780 and 1782.

Santos del Vallé, Cpl, 1780 and 1782.

Juan Antonio Villaseñor, Cpl, 1780 and 1782.

Antonio Ynclan, Soldier, 1780 and 1782.

Officers who signed or copied these lists were:

Josef Joachín de Arrillaga, 1780 list.

Roque de Medina, 1780 list, copied in 1782. He became a Colonel, Inspector of the Presidios of the Provincias Internas. His service record is in Legajo 7278, I, 39.

Juan Sartario, 1782 list. He was a Catalonian Volunteer who eventually commanded the 2d Company of Catalonian Volunteers as a Lieutenant. His service record is in Legajo 7272, I, 10.

Ugarte, 1782 list.

(This list was found and shared by A. Raclare Kanal, 302 Notley Court, Silver Spring, MD 20905.