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

Major General Jesse L. Reno

(1823-1862)

 
 
Major General Jesse L. Reno Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 20, 2014
1. Major General Jesse L. Reno Marker
Inscription. Jesse Reno's boyhood home was here where his father, Lewis, operated a hotel. He left in 1842 to enter the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, graduating in 1846 as a Second Lieutanant in the Ordnance Corps. After distinguishing himself in the Mexican War, he continued his army career with commands in Washington, D.C., the West and South. Summoned to lead a command during the Civil War, he was killed Sept. 14, 1862, in the battle of South Mountain, Maryland.
 
Location. 41° 23.993′ N, 79° 49.871′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Pennsylvania, in Venango County. Marker is at the intersection of 13th Street (U.S. 322) and Otter Street, on the right when traveling south on 13th Street. Click for map. Located by the parking lot for First National Bank. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin PA 16323, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Franklin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Johnny Appleseed (about 300 feet away); Franklin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Samuel C.T. Dodd (approx. 0.2 miles away); Venango County (approx. mile away); George Bissell
Major General Jesse L. Reno Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 20, 2014
2. Major General Jesse L. Reno Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Galena-Signal Oil Company (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Garrison (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Franklin.
 
Also see . . .  Jesse Lee Reno at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on June 20, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. EducationWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 306 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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