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Just months after Cuenca and Ecuador are incorporated into Colombia, in Cuenca, El Libertador Simon Bolivar promotes an infantry officer to Lieutenant Colonel and Commander of the Battalion Bogota
Partly Printed Document Signed ?Simon Bolivar? as Libertador Presidente de la República de Colombia, 1p, 8.25? x 12?. Cuenca, Ecuador, September 9, 1822. In Spanish, not translated. Countersigned, endorsements on verso. Blank integral address leaf. Watermarked paper. Fine condition.Bolivar promotes Leon Galindo to Lieutenant Colonel and Commander of the Battalion Bogota. Joseph Leon Galindo Camacho (1795-1865) arrived in upper Peru (today, Bolivia) with Simon Bolivar. On December 9, 1824, in the Battle of Ayacucho, Galindo was the victorious Commander of the Bogota Battalion of the 2nd Colombian Division under Commander-in-Chief Antonio José de Sucre. Ayacucho was the battle that secured the independence of Peru and ensured independence for the rest of South America.On November 5, 1820, the Free Province of Cuenca achieved independence. On April 22, 1822, Cuenca was incorporated into Great Colombia (Gran Colombia). Three months later, on July 31, 1822, Ecuador was incorpo
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