West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
George Henry Thomas
1816 – 1870
Class of 1840, USMA
Florida Indian War
Major General, USA
Instructor in artillery and cavalry,
USMA, 1851 – 1854
“Rock of Chickamauga”
Location. 41° 22.766′ N, 73° 57.802′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Swift Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of the United States Military Academy, in front of building 626. Marker is in this post office area: West Point NY 10996, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1st Infantry Regiment (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Buffalo Soldier Field (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Thayer Gate (approx. 0.2 miles away); Buffalo Soldiers (approx. 0.2 miles away); USMA Crest (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Wyllys (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Meigs (approx. 0.4 miles away); Class of June 1943 Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
Also see . . . Biography of Maj. Gen. George Henry Thomas. (Submitted on December 3, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, Mexican-American • War, US Civil • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 3, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 892 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 3, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.