El Reno in Canadian County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Major General Jesse Lee Reno
Location. 35° 31.944′ N, 97° 57.236′ W. Marker is in El Reno, Oklahoma, in Canadian County. Marker is at the intersection of Sunset Drive and South Bickford Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Sunset Drive. Click for map. The statue and plinth are located in a little park called Youngheim's Plaza. Marker is in this post office area: El Reno OK 73036, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Reno (approx. 5.1 miles away).
Regarding Major General Jesse Lee Reno. General Reno's most famous namesake is the city of Reno, Nevada.
Even though he is currently buried in Georgetown, that was not his initial resting place. After his death, his body was initially buried in Boston, his wife's hometown.
There appears to be an error in the text, as the Second Battle of Bull Run (Second Battle of Manassas) happened on August 28-30, 1862, so it is in conflict with the July 1862 date shown. Also, it's known that his promotion to Major General happened on August 20, 1862.
Additional keywords. Statues
Categories. • War, Mexican-American • War, US Civil •
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