This is somewhat odd given my current round of posts, but does anybody out there have any idea where Marcus Reno’s papers or memoirs might be found? I haven’t found any record of them, but since virtually everything related to Custer and Little Big Horn have been researched, someone must have found them.

I knew he’d commanded the 5th Cavalry at Kelly’s Ford in March 1863, but was unaware until today that he had also commanded the 12th Pennsylvania Cavalry and led a brigade against Mosby late in the war.

Just to maintain the tie-ins to the current thread, though, the 2nd Cavalry became the 5th in August 1861, which Reno led in battle as mentioned above, so it all ties together….