Frontier Forts – J Forts

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Jack Fort, North Carolina – Near Wilmington.
Jackson Fort, Alabama – At junction of Coosa and Tallapoosa rivers, on the site of old Fort Tholouse.
Jackson, Fort, Florida – Thirteen miles southwest of Tallahassee.
Jackson Fort, Georgia – Name changed to Fort Oglethorpe.
Jackson Barracks, Louisiana – Near New Orleans; first called New Orleans Barracks.
Jackson Camp, Louisiana – At New Orleans.
Jackson Fort, Louisiana – Mississippi River, 65 miles below New Orleans, opposite Fort St. Phillip.
Jackson Camp, Missouri – Near St. Louis.
Jackson Fort, New York – In St. Lawrence County; now town of that name.
Jackson Camp, Ohio. – In Goodale Park, at Columbus.
Jackson’s Fort, Pennsylvania – In Washington County.
Jackson General Hospital, Tennessee – At Memphis.
Jackson Camp, Texas – At Rodeo, about 20 miles from Eagle Pass.
Jackson Fort, Wisconsin – At Mineral Point
Jackson Fort, Virginia – At South end of Long Bridge, Opposite Washington D.C.
Jackson Fort, Virginia – Manassas Junction
Jackson Fort, Virginia – At Richmond
Jackson Point Fort, at Massachusetts – Fort Sewell
James Fort, South Dakota – On James River, at its junction with Shell Creek
James (1) Fort, Georgia – Altamaha River, 2 miles above the mouth of Beards Creek
James (2) Fort, Georgia – On the Ogeechee River
James Fort, New York – At New York City
James Fort, Virginia – On the Chickahominy River
James Fort, Virginia – At Jamestown
James Island Cantonment on South Carolina.
Jameson Battery, D. C. – On Eastern Branch of the Potomac.
Jameson Fort, South Carolina.
Jameson Camp, Virginia – Near Fort Lyon.
Jamestown Forts near, Virginia – Forts James and Powhatan.
Jaqua Camp, California – In northwest California. {See Iaqua)
Jarretts Fort, Pennsylvania – On Whitley Creek, Greene County.
Jarvis General Hospital, Maryland – At Baltimore.
Jasper Battery, South Carolina – At Sullivans Island.
Jay Fort, New York – On Governors Island; present site of Fort Coloumbus.
Jefferson Fort, Florida – At Dry Tortugas.
Jefferson Fort, Kentucky – Mississippi River, 5 miles below Cairo, Illinois.
Jefferson Barracks, Missouri – Nine miles below St Louis.
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Missouri – At Jefferson Barracks.
Jefferson Barracks, New York.
Jefferson Fort, New York.
Jefferson Fort, Ohio – Darke County, 5 miles south of Greenville; now town of that name.
Jefferson City National Cemetery, Missouri – At Jefferson City.
Jefferson Street Battery, Tennessee – At Memphis.
Jeffersonville Quartermaster Depot, Indiana – At Jeffersonville.
Jeffreys Hook, Battery at, New York.
Jekyl Island Battery on Georgia – Near Savannah.
Jenkins Fort, Pennsylvania – On Susquehanna River, 8 miles above Wilkesbarre.
Jenkins Fort, Pennsylvania – In Westmoreland County.
Jennings Fort, Florida – On Wakasassa River, 12 miles above its month.
Jennings Fort, Ohio – On Auglaize River, in Putnam County; now town of that name.
Jennison Camp, Missouri – At Kansas City.
Jericho Fort, Virginia – Near Suffolk.
Jerrys Point Fort at New Hampshire – In Portsmouth Harbor, Fort Stark.
Jersey Camp, D. C. – On Meridian Hill, Washington.
Jersey Battery, New York – New York City, near North River, between Reade
and Doane streets.
Jersey, Fort, New York – At Port Jervis.
Jersey City Point, Battery at New Jersey.
Jessup Fort, La. – Twenty-five miles southwest of Natchitoches, Sabine County; now town of that name.
Joe Holt Camp, Indiana – At Jeffersonville.
Joe Holt Camp, Kentucky – Near Louisville.
John Fort. – American Fur Company’s Fort.
Johnson Fort, New York – On Mohawk River, about 3 miles west of Amsterdam.
Johnson Camp, Pennsylvania – At Lancaster.
Johnson Fort, South Carolina – On James Island, in Charleston Harbor,
Johnson Andy Camp, Tennessee – At Nashville.
Johnsons Island Fort on Ohio – Near Sandusky.
Johnston Camp, Alabama – At Mobile.
Johnston Fort, Illinois – At Warsaw.
Johnston Fort, North Carolina – Near Southport.
Johnston Camp, Texas – On North Concho River.
Johnston Fort, Utah – In Cedar Valley.
Johnston Camp, Virginia – Near Fort Lyon.
Johnston Fort, Virginia – At Leesburg; name changed to Fort Geary.
Johnston Fort, Virginia – Near Richmond.
Johnstown Fort, New York – In Schoharie County.
Jones Fort, Alabama – Near Roanoke, Randolph County.
Jones Fort, California – In Scotts Valley, Siskiyou County; now town of that name.
Jones Fort, Florida – On Aucilla River.
Jones Fort, Oregon – In Willamette Valley.
Jones Redoubt, Tennessee – At Chattanooga
Jones Fort, Tennessee – At Johnsonville.
Jones Hill Battery at New York – New York City.
Jones Island Fort on Georgia – Fort Vulcan, Savannah River.
Jordan’s Fort, Illinois.
Jordan Camp North Carolina – On Roanoke Island.
Jordan Cantonment, Washington – In valley of San Francisco Borgia.
Josephine Fort, Florida
Josiah Simpson General Hospital, Virginia – Near Fort Monroe.
Journey’s Fort, Illinois – At Ariston.
Juan de Fuca Straits of, Reservation, Washington.
Judiciary Square General Hospital, D. C- At Washington.
Junandat Fort, Ohio – On Sandusky River.
Jupiter Fort, Florida – Three miles from Jupiter Inlet.



MLA Source Citation:

War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Returns Division. List of Military Posts Etc. Established in the United States from its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Washington: Government Printing Office. 1902. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 15 October 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/america/frontier-forts-j-forts.htm - Last updated on Nov 6th, 2013


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