Cristeros from San José de Gracia (Michoacán): Anatolio Partida in the center, with saber, and Honorato González on the right.
|Years of service||1927 - 1929|
|Birth name||Anatolio Partida Polished|
|Birth|| Of July 3 of 1890 |
San José de Gracia , Mexico
|Death|| Of March 13 of 1980 |
San José de Gracia , Mexico
In the Cristero war
With the rank of Major, he took up arms on July 27, 1927 in the Cristera division of San José de Gracia commanded by General León Sánchez and Father Federico González. He took the towns of Cojumatlán , Michoacán, Teocuitatlán and Tecalitlán , Jalisco, in whose battle he stood out for his courage, granting him the rank of Colonel. Then he took the port of the Chapala lagoon from Tizapán, Jalisco and later the Jiquilpan square , Michoacán.
In December 1927, under the orders of Generals Cristeros, Degollado Guizar and Prudencio Mendoza faced the division of General Juan Domínguez who commanded the "Extermination Operation." They also fight in Coalcomán and Tepalcatepec , Michoacán, thereby achieving control for the Cristero cause of the Tierra Caliente region.
On May 24, 1928, he collaborated with General Jesús Degollado Guízar , General Carlos Bouquet and Lucas Cueva , in the capture of the port of Manzanillo , Colima, directing the column on the left flank; They are made for a few hours from the military zone and customs, which have to yield given the pressure of the hundreds of federal soldiers under General Charis' command.
He continues in several battles in the Sierra del Tigre, and is commissioned to escort the General in Chief of the Cristero forces of Mexico, Enrique Gorostieta, from his center of operations in the Altos de Jalisco to that of the Cristeros of the Sierra Zone. del Tigre in Michoacán, where he went in order to unify the Cristero forces in that area. During his journey through Altea lands (from December 1928 to February 1929), he participated in several battles, among them the Hacienda de San Joaquín stands out for its importance, in which he defeated the 14th regiment at that time under the orders of General Maximino Ávila Camacho .
On February 2, 1929, General Enrique Gorostieta officially granted him the rank of General of the Cristero division of San José de Gracia. In the book Pueblo en vilo, Luis Gonzáles y Gonzáles refers:
"The supreme commander put into motion his reorganization plan, escorted by Anatolio Partida and his people, General Gorostieta, came in search of the Michoacan Cristeros ... On February 2," the San José sector was divided "and he appointed Anatolio Partida as general "- Luis González y González [ 1 ] .
Combat federal forces in La Tinaja, Pueblo Nuevo, Tuxcueca and Palo Verde; In August 1929, he received the discharge order which he complied with through General Lázaro Cárdenas del Río , he signed the definitive amnesty before General Félix Ireta, to whom he handed over his weapons; Since then he lived peacefully in his hometown where he was a rancher, merchant and Municipal Justice of the Peace, until the day of his death on March 13, 1980.
- González and González, Luis (1995). "V.- The Cristero Revolution 1925-1932". People in suspense . The Colegio de Michoacán AC p. 209-210.
- Jean Meyer: ""; Volumes, pages 46; and Volume, pages 63 and 77; Editorial Clío, first edition 1997.
- Bishop Rogelio Sánchez González: "A century of my people" private printing; Chapter Streets and the Cristero Revolution; Pages from 1 to 44.
- Website of the Zacoalco de Torres City Council, Jalisco.
- Tuxcueca City Council Website; Jalisco.
- Memoirs of Jesús Degollado Guizar (Web page).
- José Guizar and Valencia: Memories of a Cristero; pages 88 and 99.
- Los Cristeros Chronicle of those who lost by Víctor Ceja Reyes, Editorial Grijalbo 1981. (pages 180 to 186).
- Guerrilla Cristera south of Jalisco, Colima Volcano and Michoacán, editorial Alfa omega Second Edition 2009, pages 109-113.
- Memories of Ramiro Chávez Martínez (unpublished private writings).
- La Epopeya Cristera by Rafael López Morales (unpublished book).