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Battle of West Point-April 16, 1865-GHM-141-1-Troup County
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 32° 52.617 W 085° 10.963
16S E 670010 N 3639109
Quick Description: On US 29 median in downtown West Point
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 9/14/2008 5:57:33 PM
Waymark Code: WM4P86
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
Views: 21

Long Description:
800 yds. Northwest is the site of Fort Tyler - last Confederate fort to fall in the War Between the States. A force of Union cavalry captured Fort Tyler after an 8 hour siege.

19 Confederate engines and 340[CSA] railroad cars loaded with commissary supplies, cotton goods, machinery and leather were destroyed near West Point.

Railroad and wagon bridges which spanned the Chattahoochee river near this point were burned before Federal forces[USA] moved eastward to Macon.
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 141-1

Date: 1953

Sponsor: Not listed

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