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"Daughters of the Confederacy" Marker image, Touch for more information
By David Seibert, September 18, 2010
"Daughters of the Confederacy" Marker
Georgia (Troup County), West Point — "Daughters of the Confederacy"
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Georgia (Troup County), West Point — 141-1 — Battle of West PointApril 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 [CS] railroad cars loaded with . . . — Map (db m36930) HM
Georgia (Troup County), West Point — 141-2 — Fort Tyler<------<<<<
125 yards northwest, at crest of hill, stood Fort Tyler - last Confederate fort to fall in War Between the States. Fort Tyler was of earthwork construction 35 yds. square surrounded by ditch 12 feet wide, 10 feet deep and enclosed by wooden abatis. . . . — Map (db m37086) HM
Georgia (Troup County), West Point — Fort TylerThe Battle of West Point — April 16, 1865
Dedicated to the memory of Brig. Gen. Robert C. Tyler Reconstructed 1996-1997 Fort Tyler Association, Inc. Dedicated April 18, 1998 — Map (db m101144) HM
Georgia (Troup County), West Point — 141-3 — Fort Tyler Cemetery>>>------>
One hundred feet east in brick walled enclosure are buried 76 brave men, Confederate and Federal, Killed or died of wounds in the siege of Fort Tyler. This engagement occurred April 16,1865, a whole week after the surrender of General Lee [CS] . . . — Map (db m36765) HM
Georgia (Troup County), West Point — 141-14 — Gen. Robert C. Tyler, C.S.A.
Colonel of the 15th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry (June 1861). Brigadier General (February 1864), he fought with gallantry in the Battles of Belmont, Shiloh, Perryville, Murfreesboro, Hoover’s Gap, Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge. In these . . . — Map (db m36764) HM
Georgia (Troup County), West Point — More Enduring Than Marble
East Face of Monument: More enduring than marble shall be the memory of the Confederate patriot in whose life fidelity to principle found loftiest expression. West Face of Monument: A tribute of love from the women of . . . — Map (db m59030) HM
Georgia (Troup County), West Point — Tenth Street School
Constructed in 1931, Tenth Street School provided an education for African-Americans in all grades. Over the years, graduates distinguished themselves in education, law, medicine, religion, government, and military. In 1956, a new school was built . . . — Map (db m23119) HM

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