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September 14, 1862: Union General Jesse Reno Killed at South Mountain

On September 14, 1862, General Jesse Lee Reno was killed during the Battle of South Mountain in Maryland. The Wheeling native was the highest-ranking…

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June 22, 1865: Gen. Joseph Lightburn Resigns

On June 22, 1865, two months after Civil War hostilities ended, General Joseph A. J. Lightburn resigned from the U.S. Army, ending his military…

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