New Mexico PING!
A thumbnail biography of Lieutenant Colonel Manuel Antonio Chaves is from NEW MEXICO: A BRIEF MULTI-HISTORY can be found here:
Kartog, just out of curiosity, do you think a town like San Mateo would have high-speed internet?
***...the location of the old soldier’s grave in the local cemetery had become lost.***
Does it really matter? Set up a stone in honor of him in the cemetery.
Billy the Kid’s grave stone was washed away in a flood many years ago. The citizens made a new stone and didn’t know where to put it, so they just stuck it in the cemetery where it is today.