Gen. Robert C. Tyler, C.S.A.

Gen. Robert C. Tyler, C.S.A. (HMOKK)

Location: West Point, GA 31833 Troup County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 52.667', W 85° 10.422'

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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 engagements he was wounded three times and captured four guns at Chickamauga. General Tyler, on crutches from the loss of a leg at Missionary Ridge, commanded the Confederate forces in the Battle of West Point. Easter Sunday, April 16, 1865. He was killed by Federal gunfire in the battle and was buried here.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number141-14
Year Placed1958
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 4:30am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 670852 N 3639216
Decimal Degrees32.87778333, -85.17370000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 52.667', W 85° 10.422'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 52' 40.02" N, 85° 10' 25.32" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1100-1198 W Point Rd, West Point GA 31833, US
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