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West Point Military Academy - US Civil War

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  • 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...
  • Brevet Maj. General John C. Tidball (USA) (1825 - 1906)
    John Caldwell Tidball (January 25, 1825 – May 15, 1906) was a career military officer, noted for his service in the horse artillery in the cavalry in the Union Army during the American Civil W...
  • Maj. General Isaac R. Trimble (CSA) (1802 - 1888)
    Isaac Ridgeway Trimble (May 15, 1802 – January 2, 1888) was a United States Army officer, a civil engineer, a prominent railroad construction superintendent and executive, and a Confederate ge...
  • John W. Frazer (CSA), Brig. General (unconfirmed) (1827 - 1906)
    John Wesley Frazer (January 6, 1827 – March 16, 1906) was an American soldier, planter, and businessman. He was a career officer in the United States Army, and then served as a Confederate gen...

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: