Like many young people of Spain in 1834 and with the urgency required by the case Sandalio was enlisted in the army to participate in the civil war waged by the succession between Elizabethan and Carlist and therefore would be frustrated their real aspirations to be "carabinero" . Would have to wait between cannon fire and touring Spain after the Carlist army, those long years of struggle to fulfill their wishes.
It was one of those 25,000 soldiers chased the leaders Gómez, el cura Barrios ..., especially in Andalusia, the Basque country and the mountains of Maestrazgo. Throughout the contest in which active participant, was led by liberals great generals of the time: Rivero Castaneda, O'Donnell and Espartero.
This "manchego", born on Sunday September 3, 1815  in Osa de La Vega - Cuenca, son of Manuel Chicote and Antonia Fernandez, local farmers probably born in the last quarter of the eighteenth century  . It is the maternal grandfather of Luque Chicote and therefore one of our grandparents.
Comes to Malaga in 1852 and married into the Beltran Barragán, causing extensive family marbellera Chicote Beltran whose characters we have already spent some lines.
In this post we cross his military career began in 1834 and ending in 1866 as 1st Lieutenant after 40 years of service counted to reach the statutory age. In 1879 obtained by grace the rank of Captain. Since his retirement, Sandalio Chicote Fernández "will play the chief use of crops and livestock of Colonia San Pedro Alcantara Marbella; as retired military would enjoy the confidence of the farm owner, General Gutiérrez de la Concha, like other charges, as the administrator himself, Lieutenant Colonel Ángel María Chacón, "according to information provided by our friend and researcher José Luis Casado Bellagarza, who appreciate from this page.
EL FINAL DE LA I GUERRA CARLISTA: MORELLA Y BERGA (1840)
El día 30 de mayo de 1840, tras un infierno de cuatro días, los sitiados propusieron a Espartero una honrosa capitulación de Morella, que el Príncipe de Vergara no les aceptó. Al final, conociendo los carlistas su situación sin esperanza alguna, se rindieron como prisioneros de guerra. Los liberales tomaron la ciudad, en la que hicieron 2.731 prisioneros. A los cuatro días se extrajeron 141 cadáveres del foso del portal de los Estudios. El gobernador carlista y muchas de las compañías que iban en vanguardia cuando abandonaron la plaza, se salvaron atravesando el campamento del ejército liberal, después de haber arrostrado con gran valor todo género de peligros.