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West Point Military Academy - US Civil War

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The United States Military Academy, or West Point, played a crucial and pivotal role in the Civil War, both before and during the war.

List of alumni who fought in the Civil War: http://sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war/wpclasses.html

West Point and the Civil War: http://clevelandcivilwarroundtable.com/articles/military/west_point.htm