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Near Boonsboro 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. Volís, 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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Near Here in Wiseís Field (within shouting distance of this marker); Deaths of Two Generals (within shouting distance of this marker); The Maryland Campaign of 1862 (within shouting
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
distance of this marker); The Battle for Foxís 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. 0.2 miles 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-AmericanWar, US Civil
 
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.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 4, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,294 times since then and 102 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 4, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   6. submitted on August 9, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.
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