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City: West Point

United States Military Academy at West Point

West Point, 50 miles North of New York City, has many literary connections. Among the writers associated with West Point are George Horatio Derby (graduated 1846), Timothy Dwight (chaplain 1777-1779), William Faulkner (visited 1962), Charles King (graduated 1866), James Gates Percival (assistant surgeon & professor of chemistry, 1824), Edgar Allen Poe (cadet, 1830-1831), Carl Sandburg … Continued