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West Point Military Academy - US Civil War

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  • Brevet Lt. Colonel Peter Conover Hains (USA) [Major General post Civil War] (1840 - 1921)
    Peter Conover Hains (July 6, 1840 – November 7, 1921) was a major general in the United States Army, and a veteran of the American Civil War, Spanish-American War, and the First World War. H...
  • Lt. Colonel Wharton Jackson Green (CSA) (1831 - 1910)
    Wharton Jackson Green (February 28, 1831 – August 6, 1910) was a U.S. Congressman from North Carolina and an officer in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Biography...
  • Maj. General Jeremy Francis Gilmer (CSA) (1818 - 1883)
    Jeremy Francis Gilmer (February 23, 1818 – December 1, 1883) was an American soldier, mapmaker, and civil engineer most noted for his service as the Chief Engineer of the Confederate States Ar...
  • Lt. General Stephen D. Lee (CSA) (1833 - 1908)
    Stephen Dill Lee (September 22, 1833 – May 28, 1908) was an American soldier, planter, legislator, and author. He was the youngest Confederate lieutenant general during the American Civil War, a...
  • Maj. General Napoleon J.T. Dana (USA) (1822 - 1905)
    Napoleon Jackson Tecumseh Dana (April 15, 1822 – July 15, 1905) was a career U.S. Army officer who fought with distinction during the Mexican–American War and served as a general in the...

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