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West Point Military Academy - US Civil War

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  • Maj. Gen. John Pope (USA) (1822 - 1892)
    ) John Pope (March 16, 1822 – September 23, 1892) was a career United States Army officer and Union general in the American Civil War. He had a brief but successful career in the Western Theat...
  • Brevet Brig. General Seymour Treadwell Moore (USA) (1824 - 1876)
    Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. A 1847 graduate of the United States Military Academy and a Mexican War veteran, he was serving as a Captain in the Quartermaster Corps at the outbreak of th...
  • Col. Robert Crooke Wood,Jr. CSA (1832 - 1900)
    Add Our Family Tree link add link Robert Crooke Wood, Jr. is listed in R. Whitney Tucker;s "The Descendants of the Presidents", Delmar Printing Company, Charlotte, N.C. (1975) Chapter XII. Zachary Tayl...
  • Brig. Gen. Alfred Beckley (CSA) (1802 - 1888)
    Born in Washington, D.C. Married in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Died in Beckley, West Virginia. Documentation: "John Beckley" by Edmund Berkeley and Dorothy Smith Berkeley. Pub: American Philosophi...
  • Brig. General William Sooy Smith (USA) (1830 - 1916)
    William Sooy Smith (July 22, 1830 – March 4, 1916) was a West Point graduate and career United States Army officer who rose through the ranks to become a brigadier general in the Union Army du...

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