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West Point Military Academy - US Civil War

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  • Brig. General Anson Mills, (USA) (1834 - 1924)
    Anson Mills (August 31, 1834 – November 5, 1924) was a United States Army officer, surveyor, inventor, and entrepreneur. Engaged in south Texas as a land surveyor and civil engineer, he both n...
  • Col. Alexander Moore Piper (1828 - 1902)
    Found on : Colonel Alexander Piper 10th New York State Volunteers - Heavy Artillery - Civil War 1862 to 1865 Painted by Théodore Gégoux (1850-1931). Completed at Watertown , New Yor...
  • Brig. General Alfred Mouton (CSA) (1829 - 1864)
    Jean-Jacques-Alfred-Alexandre "Alfred" Mouton (February 10, 1829 – April 8, 1864) was a Confederate general in the American Civil War. He was born in Opelousas, Louisiana, and spent most of hi...
  • Maj. General Franklin Gardner (CSA) (1823 - 1873)
    Franklin Gardner (January 29, 1823 – April 29, 1873) was a Confederate general in the American Civil War, best noted for his service at the Siege of Port Hudson. Early life Gardner was bor...
  • Major General Alexander Hays, (USA) (1819 - 1864)
    Alexander Hays (July 8, 1819 – May 5, 1864) was a Union Army general in the American Civil War, killed in the Battle of the Wilderness. Early life and career Hays was born in Franklin, Pen...

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: