Near Boonsboro in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Maj. Gen. Jesse L. 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 the survivors of the 9th Army Corps.
Location. 39° 28.241′ N, 77° 37.007′ W. Marker is near Boonsboro, 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. Near Here in Wise’s Field (within shouting distance of this marker); Deaths of Two Generals 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); Stonewall Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina (approx. ¼ mile away); The Dahlgren Chapel (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boonsboro.
Also see . . .
1. “Remember Reno”. Portrait and biography. (Submitted on June 4, 2006.)
2. The Battle of South Mountain, Fox's Gap. This Central Maryland Heritage League Land Trust page recounts the battle. (Submitted on June 4, 2006.)
Categories. • War, Mexican-American • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 4, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 3,454 times since then and 56 times this year. 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.