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Near Elm Grove in Ohio County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 40° 3.343′ N, 80° 40.168′ W. Marker is near Elm Grove, West Virginia, in Ohio County. Marker is on National Road (U.S. 40) east of Wheeling Park Drive, on the right when traveling east. 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
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.
Trail Statue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wheeling WV 26003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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); The National Pike (a few steps from this marker); 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); “Monument Place” (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elm Grove.
 
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.) 
 
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 was last revised on July 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,122 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 2, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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