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New Cumberland in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Marcus A. Reno

(1834 - 1889)

 
 
Marcus A. Reno Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 24, 2006
1. Marcus A. Reno Marker
Inscription. Maj. 7th U.S. Cavalry at Battle of Little Big Horn, 1876; Lt. Col. Geo. A. Custer & the troops he led were killed, but Reno & most of his command survived. During the civil war, Reno helped defend this region against Confederate invaders. His farm was near here.
 
Erected 2001 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 13.51′ N, 76° 51.92′ W. Marker is in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Reno Street and 3rd Street, on the right on Reno Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Cumberland PA 17070, 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 W. Geary (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Howard Day (approx. 1.9 miles away); Daniel Drawbaugh (approx. 2.2 miles away); John Harris Sr. Grave Site (approx. 2.3 miles away); John Harris/Simon Cameron Mansion (approx. 2.3 miles away); John Harris Mansion (approx. 2.3 miles away); Harrisburg Hospital (approx. 2.3 miles away); Cumberland Valley Railroad Bridge (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Cumberland.
 
Also see . . .
1. Marcus A. Reno from The West - pbs.org
Marcus A. Reno Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 24, 2006
2. Marcus A. Reno Marker
. (Submitted on January 28, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Verdict of Court Marshall of Maj. Reno from New York Times. (Submitted on January 28, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US CivilWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 28, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,037 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 28, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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