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West Point Military Academy - US Civil War

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  • Lt. Col. Eugene Oscar Fechét (1846 - 1925)
    Eugene Oscar Fechet (14 March 1846 in Port Huron, Michigan – 15 January 1925), was a United States Army officer who served in the American Civil War, Spanish American War and in the Egyptian Army.
  • Gen. James Barnes, USA (1805 - 1869)
    James Barnes (June 1805 – February 12, 1869) was a railroad executive and a Union Army general in the American Civil War. Barnes was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He attended the Boston Latin School...
  • Brigadier General Charles Albert Woodruff (1845 - 1920)
    Charles Albert Woodruff , (1845–1920) Brigadier General in the United States Army, served in the American Civil War, and the Spanish–American War. Early life Woodruff was born in Burke, Vermont on ...
  • Col. Haldimand Sumner Putnam (1836 - 1863)
    Haldimand Sumner Putnam (October 15, 1835 – July 18, 1863) was a brevet colonel in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was killed at the Second Battle of Fort Wagner.
  • Gen. Guy Vernor Henry (USA), 3rd Military Gov. of Puerto Rico (1839 - 1899)
    Guy Vernor Henry (March 9, 1839 – October 27, 1899) was a military officer and Medal of Honor recipient who served as an early Governor of Puerto Rico. Biography Henry was born in Fort Smith, Ind...

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: