Battle of West Point historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Battle of West Point historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Troup County
Location:
United States, Georgia, Troup County, 33.03351, -85.02834
United States, Georgia, Troup County, West Point Point, 32.87791, -85.18327
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: U.S. 29 median in downtown West Point
Text of marker: "BATTLE OF WEST POINT April 16, 1865. 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. 141-1 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1953"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_battle-of-west-point
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_battle-of-west-point
Rights Holder:
Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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