West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1861 - 1865
The large gun was the left piece of Captain Elder's Battery B, First U.S. Artillery, and fired the last shot at Appomattox, April 9, 1865.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 41° 23.483′ N, 73° 57.329′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Jefferson Place west of Cullum Road. Marker is on the grounds of the United States Military Academy, at the Jefferson Hall Library. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Point NY 10996, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General George S. Patton, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Thayer Walk (within shouting distance of this marker); Dwight David Eisenhower (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Twentieth Century Wars (about 500 feet away); Surrender at Saratoga (about 500 feet away); Kosciuszko’s Garden Restoration Kosciuszko’s Garden (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Kosciuszko’s Garden (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 17, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2022, by Pete Skillman of Townsend, Delaware. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 17, 2022, by Pete Skillman of Townsend, Delaware. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.