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Near Middletown in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Reno Monument

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, June 2, 2006
1. Reno Monument Marker
Inscription.  Two miles to the southwest stands the monument to Major General Jesse L. Reno who was mortally wounded at the close of the fighting for Fox’s Gap in the Battle of South Mountain, September 14, 1862.
 
Erected by Maryland Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 14, 1861.
 
Location. 39° 27.983′ N, 77° 35.529′ W. Marker is near Middletown, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is at the intersection of Old National Pike (Alternate U.S. 40) and Bolivar Road, on the left when traveling west on Old National Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown MD 21769, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Hospital Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maj. Gen. Jesse L. Reno (approx. 1.4 miles away); 13th N.C. Regiment of Gen. Garland's Brigade (approx. 1.4 miles away); The "Wiregrass" Georgians (approx. 1.4 miles away); Stonewall Regiment
View East of Old National Road Towards Middletown image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 2, 2006
2. View East of Old National Road Towards Middletown
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(approx. 1.4 miles away); Near Here in Wise’s Field (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Maryland Campaign of 1862 (approx. 1.4 miles away); Deaths of Two Generals (approx. 1.4 miles away).
 
More about this monument. To reach the Reno Monument from this marker go south on Bolivar Road. At the stop sign, turn right on Reno Monument Road. The monument, and number of other markers, will be on the left at the top of the mountain. The Appalachian Trail crosses Reno Monument Road just past the Monument. There is plenty of parking at that intersection.
 
Reno Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 2, 2008
3. Reno Monument Marker
Reno Monument Marker site image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 7, 2007
4. Reno Monument Marker site
Reno Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2011
5. Reno Monument
This monument, located in Fox's Gap, commemorates the site where Union Gen. Jesse L. Reno was mortally wounded on September 14, 1862 during the Battle of South Mountain.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 4, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,950 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on February 15, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 4, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   3. submitted on March 2, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   4. submitted on February 15, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   5. submitted on April 17, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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