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Edgar Allan Poe: 1830
West Point, New York

Edgar Allan Poe entered West Point as a cadet on 20 June 1830.

He was court-martialled and dismissed for deliberate neglect of duty on 6 March 1831. He left the Academy on 19 February 1831.

West Point, New York [Top image--16 August 1954; Bottom image--29 August 1958]

Administration Building of West Point viewed from near the South Gate, New York [16 August 1954]

Monument at West Point, New York [29 August 1958]

Edgar Allan Poe Memorial Library, West Point, New York [21 July 1954]

Carving over Thayer Hall, West Point, New York [4 September 1958]

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