The United States Military Academy on the Eve of the Civil War
(Photographs courtesy of the West Point Library, Special Collections Department) 
 
The Academy viewed from the west
 
 
The Academy viewed from the southwest
 
 
Perhaps the Earliest Photograph of the Corps of Cadets in Formation
(Circa 1860-61)
 
The Academy (academic building)
 
The Cadet Chapel
 
 
 
The Cadet Messhall
 
 
The Post Headquarters and Library
 
 
The West Point Hotel