Battle of West Point

The Battle of West Point was fought on April 16, 1865 in West Point, Georgia, 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 last battle of the war was the Battle of Palmito Ranch in June 1865 in Texas, resulting in the last Confederate victory.