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