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West Point in Troup County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fort Tyler

The Battle of West Point

 

—April 16, 1865 —

 
Fort Tyler Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, September 18, 2010
1. Fort Tyler Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the memory of Brig. Gen. Robert C. Tyler

Reconstructed 1996-1997
Fort Tyler Association, Inc.
Dedicated April 18, 1998
 
Location. 32° 52.883′ N, 85° 11.15′ W. Marker is in West Point, Georgia, in Troup County. Marker is on 6th Avenue 0 miles south of West 12th Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. The marker is at the entrance gates to Fort Tyler, at the west edge of the parking lot on North 6th Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: West Point GA 31833, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. More Enduring Than Marble (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Tyler (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of West Point (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Daughters of the Confederacy" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gen. Robert C. Tyler, C.S.A. (approx. ¾ mile away); Fort Tyler Cemetery (approx. ¾ mile away); Bluffton-Lanett, Alabama (approx. one mile away in Alabama); Tenth Street School (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in West Point.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Fort Tyler Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, September 18, 2010
2. Fort Tyler Marker
The site of the reconstructed Fort Tyler is at the top of the hill in the left-center of the photo.
Fort Tyler Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, September 18, 2010
3. Fort Tyler Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 55 times this year. Last updated on , by Yvonne McClellan of Lanett, Alabama. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on February 1, 2017.
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