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Jesse L. Reno

Born: Apr 20, 1823

Death: Sep 14, 1862

Birthplace: Wheeling

Nationality: United States

Jesse L. Reno

Date of Birth : Apr 20, 1823
Date of Death : Sep 14, 1862
Birth Place : Wheeling

Jesse Lee Reno was a career United States Army officer who served in the Mexican–American War, the Utah War, the western frontier, and as a Union General during the American Civil War. Known as a "soldier's soldier" who fought alongside his men, he was killed while commanding a corps at Fox's Gap during the Battle of South Mountain. Reno County, Kansas, El Reno, Oklahoma, Reno, Nevada, and Fort Reno in Washington, D.C. were named after him.

Also known as

  • Jesse Reno


  • Jesse W. Reno
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