Vintage West Virginia; On This Day in West Virginia History, September 14th

September 14, 2022

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Union General Jesse Lee Reno, the highest ranking Federal officer from present-day West Virginia in the Civil War, was killed in action on September 14, 1862, at the Battle of South Mountain.

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