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Alonzo Ridley, (June 3, 1826 – March 25, 1909) was a 49er, trader, Indian agent, engineer, Undersheriff of Los Angeles County, Confederate Army officer from California, who led the Los Angeles Mounted Rifles on their epic march across the Southwestern deserts from California to Texas in 1861.

Ridley was born in 1826 in Bowdoin, Maine. He lived in New England until 1849, when he left Massachusetts for California.

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