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  Gregorio del Pilar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gregorio del Pilar (November 14, 1875—December 2, 1899) was the youngest and the most picturesque general in the Philippine Revolutionary Forces during the Philippine Revolution and the Philippine-American War.
He was the nephew of the great propagandist Marcelo H. del Pilar and Toribio del Pilar, who was exiled to Guam for his involvement in the 1872 Cavite Mutiny.
On June 1, Del Pilar landed in Bulacan with rifles purchased in Hong Kong, quickly laying siege on the Spanish forces in the province.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gregorio_del_Pilar   (863 words)

  
 Ilocos Sur - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Ilocos Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the Ilocos Region in Luzon.
Its capital is Vigan City and borders Ilocos Norte and Abra to the north, Mountain Province to the east, and La Union and Benguet to the south.
It is bounded by Ilocos Norte on the north, Abra on the northeast, Mountain Province on the east, Benguet on the southeast, La Union on the south, and the China Sea on the west.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Ilocos_Sur   (308 words)

  
 The Official Website of the Province of Ilocos Sur
Following the exploration and conquest of the Ilocos by the Castillan sword, the evangelization of the inhabitants was pursued in the characteristics zeal and devotion of the Augustinian missionaries.
Ilocos Sur’s economy is agrarian, but its 2,647 square kilometers of unfertile land is not enough to support a population of 338,579.
The history of Ilocos Sur, from the beginning of the Spanish rule to the first decade of the nineteenth century was characterized by revolts in protest against tributes and forced labor, as well as the monopolies of some industries.
www.santa.gov.ph /ilocossur/gihistorycompre.html   (3355 words)

  
 The Provincial Profile of Ilocos Sur
Ilocos Sur is bounded on the north by the provinces of Ilocos Norte and Abra, and on the south by La Union.
During the Liberation, in 1945, Ilocos Sur was the staging ground of an assault on the mountains.
Ilocos Sur is at the cultural hub of the Ilocos region.
www.geocities.com /lppsec/pp/ilocossur.htm   (1312 words)

  
 Revolutionary War in the Ilocos
The Ilocos is a long, narrow strip of land-- a rugged region that nestles between the South China Sea on the west and the great Cordillera ranges on the east.
Gregorio Aglipay, a Catholic priest at that time, had gone to join the Aguinaldo government's withdrawal and personally accompanied him to Ilocano territory after the death of Ilocano patriot Gen. Antonio Luna at the hands of Aguinaldo's guards.
Ochosa, Orlino A. The Tinio Brigade: Anti-American resistance in the Ilocos provinces, 1899-1901.
www.bibingka.com /phg/ilocos/default.htm   (1744 words)

  
 Gregorio del Pilar, Ilocos Sur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gregorio Del Pilar is a 5th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines.
According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 4,134 people in 811 households.
Gregorio Del Pilar is politically subdivided into 7 barangays.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gregorio_del_Pilar,_Ilocos_Sur   (81 words)

  
 Global Nation | INQ7.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Del Pilar was born on November 14, 1875 in San Jose, Bulacan, the nephew of Dr. Rizal's friend, Marcelo H. Del Pilar, and Toribio del Pilar, who was exiled to Guam for his involvement in the Cavite Mutiny of 1872.
Del Pilar and his 60 riflemen dug three lines of trenches to defend a pass that was 4,500 feet up a steep slope.
Del Pilar was identified by the gold tooth and the braces that were placed on him when he was in Hong Kong.
www.inq7.net /globalnation/col_gln/2005/jun15.htm   (1429 words)

  
 Philippine Provinces   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Ilocos Sur Provincial Library: The former provincial jail converted into a library on October 27, 1948 was the birthplace of former President of the Philippines, Elpidio Quirino.
Ilocos Sur is bounded on the north by Ilocos Norte and Abra, on the south by La Union; on the east by Benquet and Mountain Province and on the west by the China Sea.
The history of Ilocos Sur from the beginning of Spanish rule to the first decade of the 19th century was characterized by revolts in protest against tributes and forced labor, as well as monopolies of some industries.
www.bpre.gov.ph /scripts/phistory.asp?codeprov=IR   (1020 words)

  
 Ilocos Sur Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
It is bounded by Ilocos Norte on the north, Abra and Mountain Province on the east, Benguet and La Union, on the south, and the South China Sea, on the west.
During the Filipino-American War at the turn of the century, Gregorio del Pilar, Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo's youngest general, valiantly fought the American at the Battle of Tirad Pass in the province's highlands to allow Aguinaldo and his men to retreat into the mountains.
Despite its limited arable land, Ilocos Sur is self-sufficient in rice, vegetables, rootcrops, and fruits.
home.comcast.net /~maesteban/island_groups/luzon/region1/ilocossur/ilocossurprofile.htm   (522 words)

  
 Triad Pass and the Capture of Aguilnaldo
In Candon, Ilocos Sur, Aguinaldo and his troops went east and crossed the Ilocos range over a high mountain cut en route to the mountains of the Cordillera Central.
Del Pilar saw the potentials of the formidable Tirad Pass.
Del Pilar and sixty of his men asked to be left behind with the mission of defending the pass and delaying the pursuing Americans, thereby putting more distance between the fleeing Aguinaldo and the American forces in pursuit.
opmanong.ssc.hawaii.edu /filipino/triad.html   (323 words)

  
 History of Ilocos Sur Philippines
The entire Ilocos Region is bounded by China Sea in the west and Northern Cordilleras on the east.
The history of Ilocos was marked by several uprisings staged by the Ilocanos, protesting the abusive practices of the Spanish colonizers (it was not uncommon then to find garrison under the church bells in the plaza).
Vigan remains to be the capital of Ilocos Sur.
www.selectphilippines.com /of-ilocos-sur.html   (465 words)

  
 Philippine News Online: The boy general
Del Pilar was born on November 14, 1875 in San Jose, Bulacan, the nephew of Jose Rizal’s friend, Marcelo H. Del Pilar, and Toribio Del Pilar, who was exiled to Guam for his involvement in the Cavite Mutiny of 1872.
When Del Pilar’s remains were exhumed in 1930, the examiner found that he was buried almost bare, wearing only his underwear and a button.
Del Pilar was easily identified by the gold tooth and braces that were placed on him when he was in Hongkong.
www.philippinenews.com /news/view_article.html?article_id=25a89be9288a7cef1054fbeb7ed6e443   (1313 words)

  
 Municipality of Salcedo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Situated in the southern part of the Province of Ilocos Sur at the foot of the Cordillera Mountain, the Municipality of Salcedo lies at approximately 120¢X34¡¦ longitude and 17¢X08¡¦ latitude.
Cruz and Sigay; on the Northeast by the Municipality of San Emilio; on the East by the mountain ranges of the Municipality of Gregorio del Pilar; and on the West by the Municipality of Sta.
The Municipality of Salcedo is 72 kilometers from Vigan, the capital of the Province of Ilocos Sur; and approximately 358 kilometers from Metro Manila.
www.salcedo-ilocossur.gov.ph /index.php?cat1=3   (1072 words)

  
 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Ilocos Sur - Heritage Village Of The Philippines
The province of Ilocos Sur is where the Ilocos Region’s myriad of cultures and histories converge to become a living museum of a spirited past.
In the 2000 census, the population of Ilocos Sur was 594,206.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=2   (534 words)

  
 The Official Website of the Province of Ilocos Sur
It’s foremost historical spot is the Tirad Pass National Park on Mt, Tirad where the valiant Gen. Gregorio del Pilar and most of his men perished in one of the most famous battles during the Filipino-American war of 1899.
One of the taller mountain in the region, Mt. Tirad is an eco-tourist spot is sure to attract mountain trekkers.
Among the town’s other wonders is its ancient Sacred Burial cave, which used to house mummified remains exhibited in a major museum in Metro-manila and the Burgos Museum in Vigan, Ilocos Sur.
www.santa.gov.ph /ilocossur/cmdelpilar.html   (345 words)

  
 Bones and jawbones ... - Oct. 29, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
In March 1930 the supposed remains of Gregorio del Pilar were exhumed, close to Tirad Pass in the northern province of Ilocos Sur and brought to the eminent medico-legal expert of the University of the Philippines Department of Pathology, Dr. Sixto de los Angeles, for study and identification.
We all know Del Pilar was killed in action in December 1899 while protecting Emilio Aguinaldo from the American soldiers in hot pursuit.
What remained of Del Pilar were 73 bones and 33 teeth and one piece of bone that was too decayed to be of any use.
www.inq7.net /opi/2003/oct/29/text/opi_arocampo-1-p.htm   (962 words)

  
 Honor and dishonor - INQ7.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Gregorio Del Pilar was only 24 years old at the time of his death, but the years of his life were crowned with glory and honor of the highest order.
Gregorio Del Pilar was born in Bulacan on Nov. 18, 1875.
When hostilities against Spain broke out, Gregorio was commissioned a lieutenant, then promoted to captain and, by the time the Pact of Biak na Bato was signed, he had advanced to the rank of lieutenant colonel and became aide de camp to Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo.
news.inq7.net /opinion/index.php?index=2&story_id=58728&col=76   (1111 words)

  
 Philippines - Encyclopedia FunTrivia
Tuguya Town that is found in Lanao Del Sur is famous for producing brassware.
The lower part of it is called Ilocos Sur which has the capital of Vigan.
Lake Buhi of Camarines Sur is known as the habitat of sinarapan.
www.funtrivia.com /en/Geography/Philippines-9651.html   (1127 words)

  
 ABS-CBN Interactive
GREGORIO DEL PILAR, Ilocos Sur - Hundreds of history teachers and students from Bulacan traveled more than 300 kilometers and hiked eight kilometers on treacherous trails Saturday to reach Tirad Pass.
The activity began in 1999 when the group tried to locate the place where Gen. Gregorio del Pilar was killed on December 2, 1899, in preparation for the centennial of the hero’s fall.
Mayor Leocadio de Vera of Bayambang on Thursday told hundreds of participants that his town was the last seat of the Fifth Philippine Republic under President Emilio Aguinaldo until the Americans captured him in Palanan, Isabela.
www.abs-cbnnews.com /storypage.aspx?StoryId=23938   (584 words)

  
 War for Independence: The View From a Small Town
The house was demolished in November 1939, with the agreement between the Serrano heirs and Señor Ildefonso Bautista of Santa, llocos Sur, a treasure hunter who was looking for the hidden wealth of Don Leandro which supposedly was somewhere in the house or buried in the premises.
Ilocos was again free of foreign domination for the first time in the 136 years since Diego Silang took over for a brief period.
Gregorio del Pilar, on the same mission, was killed a few days later on December 2.
www.bibingka.com /phg/cabugao/default.htm   (2918 words)

  
 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Brig Gen del Pilar was born in San Jose, Bulacan on 14 November 1875.
Gen del Pilar had already been wounded on the shoulder and was ascending the summit of Tirad when a sharpshooter’s bullet hit him in the face.
Brig Gen Gregorio H del Pilar was killed in the Battle of Tirad Pass on 2 December 1899.
www.pma.ph /pio1/publications/delpilarday.htm   (414 words)

  
 Municipality of Salcedo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
During this transition, the Gobernador of the Province of Ilocos Sur was Hon.
Don Ruperto Taqueban solicited the assistance of a certain Lakay Abeng, native of Dapdappig, Concepcion (now G. del Pilar), Ilocos Sur, to point out the place where the body of the general was buried.
Through the efforts of Dr. Ricardo Gacula (Representative of the Second District of Ilocos Sur), Republic Act No. 1627 was passed changing the name of the town from Baugen to Salcedo.
www.salcedo-ilocossur.gov.ph /index.php?cat1=2   (1175 words)

  
 ABS-CBN Interactive
GREGORIO DEL PILAR, Ilocos Sur - This town in the heartland of Ilocos Sur has been crime-free for the last 20 years.
The town lies in a valley surrounded by the western hills of the Cordillera range in the eastern interior of Ilocos Sur.
CABANATUAN CITY - At least four major roads became impassable to heavy and light vehicles while more than 40 villages were inundated, forcing hundreds of families to move to safer grounds in Nueva Ecija as heavy rains brought by typhoon “Henry” continued to pour on Tuesday.
www.abs-cbnnews.com /storypage.aspx?StoryId=26052   (661 words)

  
 Atin Ito News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Ilocos is one of the last unspoiled provinces in Luzon today whose culture and landscape remain unaltered by development.
West of Candon is Cervantes, the summer capital of Ilocos Sur, which according to many visitors, rivals the spectacular mountainscapes of the Cordilleras.
Ilocos Sur still bears the memories and the monuments of a history of battles, amid several national shrines still standing today.
www.atinitonews.com /Oct2003/tourism.html   (854 words)

  
 EMANILA/Phil. Centennial Commission: Evolution of the Phil. Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Called Bandila ng Matagumpay (Victorious flag), Pio del Pilar's flag carried eight rays in the rising sun to symbolize the first eight provinces that were put under martial law by the Spanish authorities.
The tri-color flag was used in the Battle of Pasong Balite, Bulacan and his last stand, Battle of Tirad Pass, Ilocos Sur on December 2, 1899.
According to del Pilar, the design was patterned after the flag of Cuba, then in revolt against Spain.
www.emanila.com /100sydney/ncc_ph/evolflag.htm   (366 words)

  
 The Manila Times Internet Edition | REGIONS > Crime is a stranger in this Ilocos town   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
GREGORIO DEL PILAR, Ilocos Sur: This town in the heartland of Ilocos Sur has been crime-free for the last 20 years.
Named after the Bulakenyo boy general who died at age 24 defending Tirad Pass in 1899, Gregorio del Pilar is 26 kilometers from the progressive city of Candon.
It used to be called Con­cepción until Congress passed an act in 1955 giving it a new name.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2005/dec/31/yehey/prov/mainpro.html   (452 words)

  
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He aided his uncle, Don Marcelo H. del Pilar, in distributing his anti-friar writings, disseminating them under the very noses of the friars.
Given command of troops, General Del Pilar besieged the town of Bulacan in June and forced the colonial forces there to capitulate on or about June 30.
General Gregorio H. del Pilar is a good example for all of us.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2005/11/14/OPED2005111449069.html   (454 words)

  
 Municipality of Gregorio Del Pilar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
It was the custom of young ladies before to gather and sleep together in one house, usually in the house of a spinster or widow who is living alone.
The relatives, friends and sympathizers from different places gather at the home of the bereaved family and by one or by twos cry reciting or chanting their sorrow in a mournful tune.
Municipal Hall 2720 Gregorio Del Pilar, Ilocos Sur, Philippines
www.gregoriodelpilar.gov.ph /index.php?cat1=7   (489 words)

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