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An asterisk has been added after each name for those known to be married or who fathered children.

Lt. Jose Francisco de Ortega*

Supply Officer Rafael Pedro y Gil

Sergeant Mariano Carrillo*

Corporals, Guillermo Carrillo*; Alejo Antonio Gonzales; Jose Ignacio Olivera*; Juan Estevan Rocha*; and Mariano Verdugo*.

Privates: Francisco Acebedo*; Ignacio Alvarado; Juan Alvarez*; Juan Angel Amarillas; Joaquin Armenta*;

Nicolas Beltran; Manuel Bernal;

Tomas Maria Camacho*; Salvador Carreaga*; Agustin Castelo; Antonio Castro; Antonio Cota*;

Juan Jose Dominguez*;

Anastacio Feliz*; Vicente Feliz*; Jose Miguel Flores*; Hermenegildo Flores;

Francisco Bruno Garcia; Francisco de Paula Garcia*; Pedro Garrancino; Jose Maria Gloria; Rafael Gerardo Gonzales*; Joaquin Guerrero;

Joaquin Higuera*;

Jose Antonio Leyva; Pedro Lisalde*; Jose Maria Lopez; Juan Francisco Lopez*; Luis Lugo*;

Rafael Marquez;

Juan Maria Olivera*; Jose Maria Ortega*;

Francisco Pena; Jose Ignacio Perez*; Santiago Pico*;

Martin Reyes*; Manuel Antonio Robles*; Mateo Rubio*;

Antonio Sandoval*; Alejandro Solis; Francisco Sotelo*; Alejandro Soto;

Jose Maria Verdugo*;

Pio Quinto Zuniga*.

Carpenter: Lorenzo Esparza.

Blacksmith: Felipe Romero*.

(The author, Bill Mason, counted the carpenter and blacksmith among the 46 privates. Their military status must be verified.)

Non-soldier employees: Antonio Maria Beas and Anastacio Camacho.

Non-soldier Muleteers: Bonifacio Salazar and Jose Miguel Veliz.

The garrison list for 20 May 1782 was prepared by Lt. Jose de Zuniga and was found in the Zoeth Skinner Eldridge Papers, MSS in Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley. It added the following names:

Lt. Jose de Zuniga*

Privates: Julian Acevedo; Maximo Alanis*;

Jose Ramon Buelna; Pedro Bustamente;

Jose Manuel Caneda; Roque Jacinto de Cota*;

Jose Francisco Feliz*;

Jose de la Luz Garcia;

Juan Antonio Ibarra;

Pedro Jose Mejias*;

Manuel Perez Nieto*;

Jose Oliveres*;

Juan Francisco Padilla*; Jose Antonio Pena; Gregorio Crispin Perez;

Juan Maria Romero*;

Francisco Sepulveda*; Francisco Serrano*;

Pedro Valenzuela*; Segundo Valenzuela*.

The following persons listed in 1780 were missing in 1782:

Lt. Jose Francisco de Ortega*; transferred to Santa Barbara.

Supply Officer Rafael Pedro y Gil

Sergeant Mariano Carrillo*

Corporal Alejo Antonio Gonzales

Corporal Jose Ignacio Olivera - transferred to Santa Barbara

Corporal Mariano Verdugo* - transferred to Monterey

Nicolas Beltran* killed by Yumas in 1781

Tomas Maria Camacho* buried 1781 at San Diego.

Anastacio Feliz - transferred to Monterey, thence to Santa Barbara

Jose Miguel Flores - transferred to Santa Barbara

Francisco de Paula Garcia - transferred to Santa Barbara

Pedro Garrancino

Rafael Gerardo Gonzales* transferred to Monterey, thence to Santa Barbara

Joaquin Guerro/Guerrero* killed by Yumas in 1781

Joaquin Higuera - transferred to Santa Barbara

Luis Lugo - transferred to Santa Barbara

Rafael Marquez* killed by Yumas in 1781

Jose Maria Ortega* transferred to Santa Barbara

Francisco Pena* killed by Yumas in 1781

Alejandro Soto(mayor) - transferred to Santa Barbara

San Diego Presidio, 1 Jan 1780. (Ref: Bill Mason, "The Garrisons of San Diego Presidio, 1770-1794," The Journal of San Diego History, Vol XXIV (4) (Fall, 1978), pp 409-411.) (The source for this listing was California Archives 21, pp 67-70, San Diego, Lt. Ortega and Pedro Gil, January 1, 1780.)