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Battle of West Point
Part of the American Civil War
Date April 16, 1865
Location West Point, Georgia
Result Union victory
Belligerents
United States United States (Union) Confederate States of America CSA (Confederacy)
Commanders
James H. Wilson,
Oscar H. LaGrange
Robert C. Tyler
Strength
Two cavalry divisions
(13,500 cavalry)
120-265 men
Casualties and losses
36 47

The Battle of West Point was fought on April 16, 1865 in West Point, Georgia, during General James H. Wilson's raid of the south during the American Civil War. This battle was fought at Fort Tyler seven days after Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union General Ulysses S. Grant, making it one of the last battles of the Civil War east of the Mississippi and Fort Tyler the last Confederate fort captured by the Union. The same day just 30 miles to the south, the Battle of Columbus, Georgia was fought by Upton's division of Wilson's Raiders.

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