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West Point Military Academy - US Civil War

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  • Maj. General William H. C. Whiting (CSA) (1824 - 1865)
    William Henry Chase Whiting (March 22, 1824 – March 10, 1865) was an United States Army officer who resigned after 16 years of service in the Army Corps of Engineers to serve in the Confederat...
  • Major General William Henry Talbot Walker (CSA) (1816 - 1864)
    William Henry Talbot Walker (November 26, 1816 – July 22, 1864) was an American soldier. He was a career United States Army officer who fought with distinction during the Mexican-American War,...
  • Bvt Brig. Gen. Marcus Reno (1834 - 1889)
    Marcus Albert Reno Birth: Nov. 15, 1834, Carrollton, Greene County, Illinois, USA - Death: Mar. 30, 1889, Washington, District of Columbia,District Of Columbia, USA Spouse: Mary Hannah Ross Reno (1...
  • Brig. General Armistead L. Long (CSA) (1825 - 1891)
    Armistead Lindsay Long (September 13, 1825 – April 29, 1891) was a brigadier general for the Confederate States of America, and the author of the 1886 book Memoirs of Robert E. Lee. Early li...
  • Gen. George Crosman (1799 - 1882)
    George Hampden Crosman (November 2, 1799 – May 28, 1882) was a career officer in the Regular Army of the United States who served primarily with the Quartermaster Corps. After graduating from ...

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:

West Point and the Civil War: