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Near Zittlestown in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Maj. Gen. Jesse L. Reno

 
 
Maj. Gen. Jesse L. Reno Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 2, 2006
1. Maj. Gen. Jesse L. Reno Marker
Inscription.  

(front) 9th Army Corps. September 14, 1862. Reno.

(west side) This monument marks the spot where Major Gen. Jesse Lee Reno, commanding 9th Army Corps U.S. Vol’s, was killed in battle Sept. 14, 1862.

(south side) Battles. Vera Cruz; Cerro Gordo; Cantreras; Churubusco; Chapultepec; Roanoke Island; New Berne; Camden; Bull Run; Chantilly and South Mountain.

(east side) Erected by the survivors of the 9th Army Corps to their Commander and Comrade. September 14, 1889.
 
Erected 1889 by Survivors of the 9th Army Corps.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 28.236′ N, 77° 37.02′ W. Marker is near Zittlestown, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Reno Monument Road and the Appalachian Trail, on the left when traveling west on Reno Monument Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boonsboro MD 21713, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
Maj. Gen. Jesse L. Reno Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 2, 2006
2. Maj. Gen. Jesse L. Reno Marker
. The "Wiregrass" Georgians (a few steps from this marker); Near Here in Wise’s Field (within shouting distance of this marker); Stonewall Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); 13th N.C. Regiment of Gen. Garland's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Deaths of Two Generals (within shouting distance of this marker); The Maryland Campaign of 1862 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle for Fox’s Gap (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lost Orders (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Zittlestown.
 
Also see . . .  “Remember Reno”. Portrait and biography. (Submitted on June 4, 2006.) 
 
Reno Monument, West Face image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 2, 2006
3. Reno Monument, West Face
Reno Monument, South Face image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 2, 2006
4. Reno Monument, South Face
Reno Marker, East Face image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 2, 2006
5. Reno Marker, East Face
Maj. Gen. Jesse L. Reno Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 24, 2009
6. Maj. Gen. Jesse L. Reno Marker
Left center of photo, top of Reno Monument can be seen surrounded by wall.
Jesse L. Reno image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
7. Jesse L. Reno
This image of Jesse L. Reno appeared in The National Tribune. Oct. 13, 1892.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 4, 2006. This page has been viewed 3,563 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on October 25, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 4, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   6. submitted on August 9, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   7. submitted on February 24, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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