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Fort Tyler Cemetery-GHM-141-3-Troup County
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 32° 52.670 W 085° 10.426
16S E 670845 N 3639221
Quick Description: US 29 at Pinewood Cemetery in West Point
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 9/14/2008 5:47:23 PM
Waymark Code: WM4P82
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
Views: 11

Long Description:
One hundred feet east in brick walled enclosure are buried 76 brave men, Confederate and Federal, Killed or died of wounds in the siege of Fort Tyler.
This engagement occurred April 16,1865, a whole week after the surrender of General Lee[CSA] at Appomattox. Only 19 of these graves are marked with names or initials.
In the northeast corner are buried General R. C. Tyler and Captain Gonzales who were killed while commanding the[CSA] forces defending Fort Tyler against great odds.
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 141-3

Date: 1953

Sponsor: Not listed

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