Jesse L. Reno

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Birthday
20, 1823
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
Sep 14, 1862 (39)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1823
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
Sep 14, 1862 (39)

About

Civil War Union general who fought and was killed in the Battle of South Mountain.

Before Fame

He commanded an artillery battery during the Mexican American War and took part in the 1847 Battle of Veracruz.

Trivia

His name was given to Reno City, Nevada, as well as to El Reno in Oklahoma and Reno County in Kansas.

Family Life

He was born in Wheeling, Virginia, and grew up with seven siblings.

Associated With

Once a classmate and friend of Stonewall Jackson, he found himself on the opposite side of the American Civil War.