Friday, January 23, 2015

Fact of the Day: Jesse Reno

Reno, Nevada is named after a Major General named Jesse Reno. The Major General was known as a "soldier's soldier" as he fought alongside his men. He was a veteran of the Civil War, and the Mexican-American War, He died in the Civil War at the Battle of South Mountain. 

18 comments:

  1. Wow. That is really interesting Adam.

    xoxo
    Dascha

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  2. Adam, you are the king of history trivia:D

    PS Hahaha....Ser Jorah....poor guy....

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  3. I hope he was a proponent of gambling while he was alive and not some kind of puritan who was opposed to it.

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  4. Its so sad how many people die in war. Why can't we just all agree to disagree and live in peace?!

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  5. Yep, that's true. I learned that a few years after moving to Las Vegas and going to one of the history museums that are here.

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  6. Hopefully he likes the gambling there of today

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  7. I've heard about him, of course, but now you've made me curious to learn more.

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  8. Interesting point, I didn't know about this fact.Kisses:)

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  9. Didn't know these facts about him.

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  10. Seems that he was a good and brave man!

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  11. Seems that he was a good and brave man!

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