|A bas-relief plaque on George Armstrong Custer's memorial at West Point Cemetery.|
|George Custer | John Buford | Hugh Kilpatrick | Daniel Butterfield | Joseph Kiddoo | Winfield Scott|
GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER
|A buffalo peers from Custer's memorial.|
|Undoubtedly homage to Custer's Indian fighting days, this plaque adorns his memorial. |
He was killed by Sioux at Little Big Horn in 1876.
|Visitors leave stones atop Custer's popular memorial.|
|Eagles on the memorial for cavalry commander and Gettysburg hero John Buford.|
|Always vigilant, these eagles stand watch on Buford's memorial, paid for by soldiers who served with him.|
|Another eagle boldly stands watch at the grave of Buford, who died of disease in 1863.|
|Markers for Buford and Alonzo Cushing, another Gettysburg hero, cast shadows on a February afternoon.|
HUGH JUDSON KILPATRICK
|Cavalry commander Hugh Kilpatrick's bronze plaque has seen better days. He died in 1881.|
|In 1892, Army of the Potomac General Daniel Butterfield was awarded a Medal of Honor for gallantry |
at Gaines' Mill during the war. He died in 1901.
|Columns on Bufferfield's ornate memorial note the battles in which he fought.|
|A deep-blue sky serves as a bold backdrop for Butterfield's impressive memorial.|
|An interior view of Daniel Butterfield's massive memorial.|
|Snow and ice partly obscure this tablet for Joseph Kiddoo, who was shot in the spine while leading|
a charge of U.S. Colored Troops at The Crater in Petersburg in 1864. He survived the war, dying in 1880.
|An ornate fence was no defense for a curious bird, which pranced on Winfield Scott's gravestone. |
"Old Fuss and Feathers" was general-in-chief of Union forces when the war began,. He died in 1866.