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Wheeling in Ohio County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jesse Lee Reno

 
 
Jesse Lee Reno Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2010
1. Jesse Lee Reno Marker
Inscription. Major General Jesse Lee Reno was born at Wheeling. June 20, 1823. He served in the Mexican War. He was killed at South Mountain, Maryland, September 14, 1862, while commanding the 9th Army Corps, United States Volunteers. Major General Reno was West Virginia's highest ranking United States officer killed in the Civil War. He is buried in the Oak Hill Cemetery, in Georgetown.
 
Erected 2008 by West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Location. 40° 3.343′ N, 80° 40.168′ W. Marker is in Wheeling, West Virginia, in Ohio County. Marker is on National Road (U.S. 40) east of Wheeling Park Drive, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. This historical marker is located along the north side of our nation's National Road, in front of Wheeling Park, right next to several other historical markers and a Madonna of the Trail Statue. Marker is in this post office area: Wheeling WV 26003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Madonna of the Trail (a few steps from this marker); State’s Birthplace (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Madonna of the Trail (a few steps from this marker);
Jesse Lee Reno Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2010
2. Jesse Lee Reno Marker
View looking west of historical marker in the foreground, with the National Road (US 40) and the National Pike historical marker on the left side of the picture and the Madonna of the Trail and Wheeling Park on the right side of the picture.
The National Pike (a few steps from this marker); The Defenders of the Union (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Honor of All who Served (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elm Grove Stone Bridge (approx. one mile away); Forks of Wheeling Creek (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Wheeling.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jesse Lee Reno (1823-1862). This is a link to information provided by the Latin Library. (Submitted on August 2, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. MGen Jesse Lee Reno. This is a link to information provided by Antietam on the Web. (Submitted on August 2, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. Jesse Lee Reno. This is a link to information provided by Find a Grave. (Submitted on August 2, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil
 
Jesse Lee Reno Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2010
3. Jesse Lee Reno Marker
View of historical marker in the foreground with the Madonna of the Trail, State's Birthplace historical marker, and Wheeling Park in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 961 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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