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Marcus Albert Reno, ca 1842- d.1889

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1842 ca
Place of Birth: Illinois
Date of Death: 1889.04.01
Place of Death: District of Columbia

Identity:

Reno was an army officer.

Life:

Two years junior to Whistler at West Point (he was in the class of '57, Whistler was in the class of '55), Reno joined the cavalry, serving on the frontier, and in the Civil War (with Sheridan in the Shenandoah Valley) and again on the frontier with Custer.

Bibliography:

Cullum Memorial Edition, Register of Graduates and former cadets, United States Military Academy, West Point, 1980.