Fort Tyler Cemetery

Fort Tyler Cemetery (HMOKL)

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

N 32° 52.664', W 85° 10.423'

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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] at Appomattox. Only 19 of these graves are marked with names or initials.

In the northeast corner are buried General R. C. Tyler and Captain Gonzales who were killed while commanding the [CS] forces defending Fort Tyler against great odds.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number141-3
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 7:42pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 670850 N 3639211
Decimal Degrees32.87773333, -85.17371667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 52.664', W 85° 10.423'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 52' 39.84" N, 85° 10' 25.38" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 409 E 11th St, West Point GA 31833, US
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