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Reno in Venango County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jesse L. Reno

(1823-1862)

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, June 20, 2014
1. Jesse L. Reno Marker
Inscription. A distinguished Civil War General, Reno commanded a brigade of Burnside's Army in its North Carolina expedition and the 9th Corps of the Army of the Potomac at the battle of South Mountain, Md. where he was killed. He served previously in the Mexican War, taught at West Point, commanded several arsenals at Philadelphia and elsewhere, and wrote a manual on arsenal warfare. Reno was raised in nearby Franklin and this town was named for him.
 
Erected 2014 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 24.589′ N, 79° 45.148′ W. Marker is in Reno, Pennsylvania, in Venango County. Marker is at the intersection of Allegheny Boulevard (U.S. 62) and 4th Street, on the right when traveling south on Allegheny Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Reno PA 16343, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Dewey (approx. 2.4 miles away); Joseph Reid Gas Engine Company (approx. 2.6 miles away); Oil Well Supply Company (approx. 2.6 miles away); Jacob J. Vandergrift (approx. 2.7 miles away); In Commemoration of the Gift
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By Mike Wintermantel, June 20, 2014
2. Jesse L. Reno Marker
(approx. 2.8 miles away); Cornplanter (approx. 2.8 miles away); Patrick C. Boyle (approx. 2.8 miles away); In Memory of Cornplanter (approx. 2.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Jesse Lee Reno at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on June 20, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Additional comments.
1. Marker Dedication
The marker was dedicated on June 20, 2014 at the site in Reno, PA. A multitude of dignitaries and local officials attended. A cannon salute was initiated to kick off the ceremony by Mike Meitus and Jim McFeltridge Civil War enacters representing the Company C, 3rd Batt.
    — Submitted June 20, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, June 20, 2014
3. Jesse L. Reno Marker
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By Mike Wintermantel, June 20, 2014
4. Jesse L. Reno Marker
Being unveiled at the dedication ceremony
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By Mike Wintermantel, June 20, 2014
5. Jesse L. Reno Marker Dedication
Battle Hymn of the Republic played by re-enacters Steve Johnson and John Tenney
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By Mike Wintermantel, June 20, 2014
6. Jesse L. Reno Marker Dedication
A cannon salute to kick off the dedication ceremony by Civil War re-enacters Mike Meitus and Jim McFetridge
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By Mike Wintermantel, June 20, 2014
7. Jesse L. Reno Marker Dedication
Robert Billingsley, Vice-President, Venango County Historical Society Board of Directors, recognizes attending dignitaries at the dedication.
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By Mike Wintermantel
8. Jesse L. Reno Marker Dedication Program
Front and back cover
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By Mike Wintermantel
9. Jesse L. Reno Marker Dedication Program
Inside
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 243 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   8, 9. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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