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West Point Military Academy - US Civil War

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  • 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...
  • Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the United States (1822 - 1885)
    Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was the 18th President of the United States (1869–1877) as well as military commander during the Civil War and ...
  • Maj. General Truman Seymour (USA) (1824 - 1891)
    Civil War Union Brevet Major General. Born in Burlington, Vermont, he graduated from the US Military Academy in 1846, as an officer in the 1st artillery and served in the Mexico War. At the start of ...

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: