ACT 369 OF 1997
Official Gazette No. 43042 of May 16, 1997
Whereby the memory of the soldier Candido Leguizamo hero of the Battle of El Encanto is honored.
CONGRESS OF COLOMBIA DECREES
ARTICLE 1o. Exalted the memory of soldier Candido Leguizamo hero conflict with Peru, died on April 12, 1933, whose courageous action to take command of the troops of his unit after the death of its commander and lead them to victory in the battle of El Encanto after being mortally wounded, is an example worthy disclose value.
. The Army Command baptise a military unit with the name of the hero, Corporal Candido Leguizamo what will take place at a special ceremony will read this law during which.
The Army Command have also be invited to the ceremony military organizations active or retired operating under the name of Cabo Candido Leguizamo and thus contribute to the exaltation of his name and example.
ARTICLE 3. Expídase note of this law in a note style bound to the family of hero.
The President honorable Senate,
LUIS FERNANDO LONDOÑO CAPURRO.
The Secretary General of the honorable Senate,
PUMAREJO PEDRO VEGA.
The President of the honorable House of Representatives,
GIOVANNI LAMBOGLIA MAZZILLI.
The Secretary General of the honorable House of Representatives, DIEGO VIVAS
Republic of Colombia - National Government
Given in Santa Fe de Bogota, DC, 13 May 1997.
Ernesto Samper Pizano Minister of National Defence, GILBERTO