Frontier Forts – J Forts

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. Web. 20 December 2014. - Last updated on Nov 6th, 2013

Categories: ,
Topics: ,

Contribute to the Conversation!

Our "rules" are simple. Keep the conversation on subject and mind your manners! If this is your first time posting, we do moderate comments before we let them appear... so give us a while to get to them. Once we get to know you here, we'll remove that requirement.

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Newsletter Signup

We currently provide two newsletters. Why not take both for a run?

Genealogy Update: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new, or significantly updated, collection or database on our website.

Circle of Nations: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new (or significantly updated) Native American collection or database on our website.

Once you've clicked on the Subscribe button above you'll receive an email from us requesting confirmation. You must confirm the email before you will be able to receive any newsletter.

Connect With Us!

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This

Share This

Share this post with your friends!