| West Point Before The Battle
this time the West Point Land Company was organized and investors quickly
bought lots and laid out streets, hoping that a "large number of settlers
would arrive and strengthen the town's economy." However, very few lots were
sold, investors lost money and a financial cloud settled over West Point for
� Eleanor Davis Scott & Carl Summers, Jr., The
Battle of West Point, Chattahoochee Valley Historical Society, 1997, pp.