Pacific Branch Solders’ Home, California – Los Angeles County.
Paconthetuck Fort, Vermont
Paddock Island Fort on, Massachusetts – Fort Andrews.
Page Fort, Virginia – Near Williamsburg.
Pages Point Battery at, South Carolina.
Pagosa Springs Fort at, Colorado – Fort Lewis.
Paige Camp, Utah – In San Pete Valley.
Palachocolas Fort, South Carolina – Savannah River.
Palatka Ordnance Depot, Florida -At Palatka.
Palmer Island Fort on, Maryland – Fort Susquehanna.
Palmer Camp North Carolina – Near Newbern.
Palmer Fort, Pennsylvania – Westmoreland County; now town of that name.
Palmer Lunette, Tennessee – At Chattanooga.
Palmer Camp, Virginia – Near Arlington.
Palmetto Fort, South Carolina – At Stono Inlet.
Palo Alto Camp, Texas – About 5 miles below Brownsville.
Panama Park Camp, Florida – At Jacksonville.
Panmure Fort, Mississippi – At Natchez.
Parapet Camp, Louisianna – Near Carrollton.
Pardees Ranch Post, California – On old Trinity Trail.
Parker Fort, Montana.
Paris Fort, New York – At Stone Arabia, Mohawk Valley.
Parish’s Fort, Wisconsin – At Wingville.
Parke Fort, North Carolina – On Roanoke Island.
Parker Fort, Florida – At Cooks Hammock.
Parole Camp, Maryland – Near Annapolis.
Parrots Point Battery at, Maryland – Opposite St. Michaels.
Parrott Battery, D. C. – Potomac River, above Georgetown.
Parsons Battery, Virginia – At Curtis’ House, near Bermuda Hundred.
Passamaquoddy Defenses of, Me.
Pass au Heron Tower, Alabama – At Mobile Bay.
Passo Cavallo Fortifications at, Texas
Patapsco Fort, Maryland – Below Baltimore, in Patapsco River.
Patience Fort, Virginia – At Henrico.
Patrick Henry Camp, Mississippi – At Jackson.
Patrick Henry Fort, Tennessee – On Holston River.
Patterson Camp, Pennsylvania – Near Chambersburg.
Patterson Park General Hospital, Maryland – At Baltimore.
Pattersonville Fortifications at, Louisianna.
Paull’s Fort, West Virginia
Paulus Hook Fort, New Jersey – At Jersey City.
Pavlovski, Fort, Alaska – Near Kenayan Bay.
Pawnee Agency Camp at, Nebraska.
Payne Camp, Wyoming – Near Fort Laramie.
Payne Fort, Alabama – DeKalb County; now town of that name.
Payne Fort, Illinois.
Pea Patch Island Fort on, Delaware – Fort Delaware.
Pease Fort, Montana – On the Yellowstone River.
Peat Bay Reservation on. Louisianna.
Pecan Camp, Texas – Near Colorado River.
Pecks Slip Redoubt at, New York – New York City.
Pegan (or Pagan) Creek Battery at, Virginia
Pegypscot Falls Fort at, Me.
Pelham Fort, Massachusetts
Pelican Spit Reservation at, Texas
Pemaquid Fort at Maine – Fort Charles.
Pembina, Fort, North Dakota – On Red River of the North; first called Fort George H. Thomas.
Pemberton Fort, Mississippi – Near Greenwood.
Pemberton Fort, South Carolina – On Stono River, near Charleston.
Pena Colorado Camp, Texas – Near Marathon Station, Southern Pacific Railroad.
Pendelton Fort, Maryland – In Garrett County.
Pendleton Fort, Virginia – Near Romney.
Peninsula Island Reservation, California
Penn Fort, Pennsylvania – At Stroudsburg.
Pennacook, Fort at, New Hampshire.
Pennington Cantonment, New Jersey – At Trenton.
Penns Cove Reservation, Wash.- On Whidby Island.
Pennsylvania Fort, D. C- Northeast of Tennallytown.
Pennsylvania Camp, Maryland – Near Fort McHenry.
Pennsylvania State Soldiers’ Home, Erie, Pennsylvania
Penobscot Fort, Maine.
Penobscot Bay and River Fort on, Maine – At the narrows of the Penobscot.
Penrose Ferry Battery at Pennsylvania
Pensacola Barracks, Florida – At Pensacola. .
Pensacola Battery, Florida – On Santa Rosa Island, at Fort Pickens.
Pensacola Navy Yard, Florida – At Pensacola.
Pentagoet Fort, Maine – At Castine.
Penton Fort, Florida – Nineteen miles from Indian River.
Pepperell Fort, Maine.
Pepperell Fort, New York – Present site of Fort Ontario.
Pequod Fort, Kentucky – Two miles west of Portersville.
Pequod Fort, Connecticut – On Mystic River.
Peralto Station, New Mexico – On Rio Grande, near Albuquerque.
Perdido Bay and River Reservation, Florida
Ferine Camp, New Jersey – At Trenton.
Perkins Camp, Connecticut – At New Haven.
Perrot, Fort, Minnesota – Also called Fort Bon Secours.
Perry Fort, Georgia – In Marion County.
Perry Battery, Kentucky – Near Covington.
Perry Battery, Virginia – On the James River.
Petite Coquille Fort at, Louisianna – Fort Pike.
Pettus Camp, Mississippi – Near Enterprise.
Peyton Fort, Florida – On Moultrie Creek, near Anastasia.
Peyton Fort, Florida – On Anastasia Island, near St. Augustine.
Phantom Hill Fort, Texas – On Clear Fork of Brazos River.
Phelps Fort, Tennessee – Near Missionary Ridge.
Phelps Camp, Texas – On Rio Grande opposite Los Cueras.
Philadelphia Arsenal, Pennsylvania – Schuylkill Arsenal.
Philadelphia National Cemetery, Pennsylvania – At Philadelphia.
Philip Fort, Louisianna – Mississippi River, in Plaquemine County. (See Fort St. Philip.)
Phil Kearny, Fort, Wyoming – On Powder River. (See Kearny.)
Phil Kearny, Battery, Kentucky- Near Newport. (See Kearny, Phil.)
Phillips Fort, Massachusetts – At Plum Island.
Phillips Battery, Mississippi – At Corinth.
Phillips Fort, Pennsylvania – Near Williamsburg.
Philpot Fort, Kentucky – At Louisville.
Phoenix Camp, Indian Territory – Subsequently Fort Towson.
Phoenix Fort, Massachusetts – New Bedford Harbor, near Fairhaven.
Piatt Camp, Virginia – Ten miles above Charleston.
Piccatiny Powder Depot, New Jersey.
Pickawillany Blockhouses, Ohio – On Great Miami, in Shelby County.
Pickens Fort, Florida – On Santa Rosa Island, Pensacola Harbor.
Pickens Camp, Virginia – At Manassas Junction.
Pickering Fort, Georgia – At Colerain.
Pickering Fort, Massachusetts – On Winter Island, Salem Harbor,
Pickering Fort, Tennessee – At Memphis.
Pickett Camp, Washington – On San Juan Island.
Pierce Fort, Alabama – On Alabama River, 2 miles south of Fort Mimms.
Pierce Fort, Florida – On St. Lucie Sound, Brevard County; now town of that name.
Pierce Camp, North Carolina – At Newbern.
Pierpont Camp, Virginia – At Ceredo, Wayne County.
Pierpont Camp, Virginia – Prospect Hill, Fairfax County.
Pierre Fort, South Dakota – Stanley County; now town of that name; on Missouri River, opposite Pierre.
Piggot’s Fort, Illinois – Near Columbia.
Pig Point Battery at, Virginia – South of Newport News.
Pike Fort, Louisianna – On the island of Petite Coquille.
Pike Fort, Missouri – On Des Moines River, 10 miles above its mouth.
Pike Fort, New York – Near Sacket Harbor.
Pike’s Cantonment, New York – Three miles west of Plattsburg.
Pikes Peak Reservation, Colo. – Signal Service Reservation.
Pike’s Stockade, Minnesota – At the falls of Painted Rock, upper Mississippi River.
Pikesville Arsenal, Maryland – At Pikesville.
Pillow Fort, Tennessee – Mississippi River, 40 miles above Memphis.
Pilot Butte Camp, Wyoming – At Rock Springs.
Pilot Knob Fort at, Missouri – In Iron County.
Pinal Camp, Arizona – In Pinal Mountains; name changed to Infantry Camp.
Pinckney Camp, Georgia – In Charlton County.
Pinckney Castle, South Carolina – In Charleston Harbor.
Pine Ridge Agency Camp at, South Dakota.
Pines Point of Fort at, South Carolina – Fort Edisto.
Piney Fort, Wyoming – On Piney Creek, in Uintah County.
Pinto Fort, Alabama – Near Mobile.
Piper’s Fort, Pennsylvania – In Bedford County.
Piqua Fort, Ohio – On Miami River, present site of Piqua.
Piscataway Fort at mouth of the, Maryland – Fort Washington.
Pitt Fort, New York – New York City.
Pitt Fort, Pennsylvania – At Pittsburg.
Pitt’s Fort, Tennessee – At Cumberland Gap.
Pittsburg Landing National Cemetery at, Tennessee – Shiloh National Cemetery.
Pittsfield Reservation at, Massachusetts – In Berkshire County.
Pittsford Fort at, Vermont – Fort Mott.
Pittstown Redoubt, Pennsylvania – Near Wilkesbarre.
Plattesville Fort at, Wisconsin – In Grant County.
Plain Fort, New York – Montgomery County; on Mohawk River, near mouth of Oquago Creek; now town of that name, on the New York Central Railroad.
Plank Fort, New York – On Mohawk River, about 10 miles northwest of Fort Plain.
Plaquemine, Fort, Louisiana – On Mississippi River; now Fort St. Philip.
Platte Fort, Nebraska – At junction of Laramie and Platte rivers.
Plattsburg Barracks, New York – At Plattsburg.
Pleasant Fort, Florida – On Econfinee River.
Pleasant, Fort, West Virginia – On south branch of the Potomac.
Plum Island, Fort on, Massachusetts – Merrimac River, in Newburyport Harbor; Fort Phillips.
Plumb Island, Fort at, New York – Fort Terry.
Plume Joseph W. Camp, New York – At Buffalo.
Plummer, Camp, New Mexico – Name changed to Fort Lowell.
Plum Point, Fort, New York – On Hudson River.
Plymouth, Fort at, Massachusetts –Fort Standish.
Plymouth, Defenses of, North Carolina.
Plymouth, Fort at, Pennsylvania – In Luzerne County.
Pocahontas Camp, Virginia – Near Eastville.
Pocahontas Fort, Virginia – On James River, at Wilsons Landing.
Poco Camp, Virginia – On the Kanawha River.
Poinsett Fort, Florida – At Cape Sable.
Point Fort, California – At Golden Gate entrance to San Francisco Bay; now Fort Winfield Scott.
Point Fort, Connecticut – At Fitchs Point, near Norwalk.
Point Fort, Maine – At Castine.
Point Fort, Maryland – At Annapolis.
Point Fort, Massachusetts – Present site of Fort Phoenix.
Point Battery, South Carolina – On Sullivans Island.
Point Fort, Texas – Name changed to Fort San Jacinto.
Point Creek Fortifications on, Ohio.
Point Hudson Reservation, Wash.- Near Port Townsend.
Point Isabel Fort at, Texas – Fort Polk.
Point Lobos Fort at, California – Fort Miley.
Point Lookout Camp at, Maryland – Camp Hoffman.
Point Lorna Reservation, California – At Loma Point.
Point of Rocks Battery at, New York – Near Harlem.
Point Patience Fort on, Maryland – On Patuxent River.
Point Peter Battery at, Georgia – On St. Marys River.
Point Pleasant, Battery at. Missouri – On Mississippi River, 12 miles below New Madrid.
Point Roberts Reservation, Washington – On Puget Sound.
Point San Jose Fort at, California – Now Fort Mason.
Point Wilson Reservation, Washington – Entrance to Admiralty Inlet.
Poland Camp, Tennessee – At Knoxville.
Polk Camp, Idaho.
Polk Camp, Tennessee – On Island No. 10.
Polk Fort, Texas – At Point Isabel, Gulf of Mexico. ‘
Pompey Fort at, New York – Ancient fortifications at.
Pompton Plains Camp at, New Jersey.
Ponca or Ponka Fort, South Dakota – Missouri River at the Ponca Agency.
Poncas Island Camp, Nebraska – On Missouri River, near mouth of Ponca Creek.
Pond Fort, Missouri – In St. Charles County, near Wentzville.
Pond Creek Camp, Kansas – Name changed to Fort Wallace.
Pond Hill Battery, North Carolina – Near Fort Fisher.
Pontchartrain Fort, Michigan – At Detroit.
Pontoosack Fort, Massachusetts – Housatonic River.
Pool’s Fort, California – On Kings River, Fresno County.
Pooplopens Kill Fort, New York – In the Highlands.
Popham, Fort, Maine – On Hunnewells Point, mouth of Kennebec River.
Poplar Grove National Cemetery, Virginia – Near Petersburg.
Poplar Grove Camp, Montana – Near Poplar Creek Agency.
Poposquash Neck, Battery at, Rhode Island – Narragansett Bay.
Portage Fort, Ohio. -On the Portage River, in Wood County.
Portage des Sieux Fort, Missouri – On Mississippi River, near Bellefontaine.
Port Angeles and Ediz Hook Reservation, Washington – In Callam County.
Porter Fort, Maine – At Castine.
Porter Fort, New York – At Buffalo.
Porter Camp, Utah – In San Pete Valley.
Port Hudson Fortifications at Louisanna.
Port Hudson National Cemetery, Louisanna – At Port Hudson.
Portland Head Fort at, Maine – Fort Williams.
Port Royal Roads Forts at, South Carolina.
Portsmouth Battery at, North Carolina – At Portsmouth.
Possum Nose Battery at, Virginia – On Potomac River, below Cockpit Point.
Potato Battery, Maryland – At Havre de Grace.
Potomac Creek Batteries on, Virginia – On Lower Potomac.
Potter’s Fort, Pennsylvania – In Center County.
Potter Camp, Virginia – Near Bermuda Hundred.
Poverty Point Fort at, Louisanna – Fort Mississippi.
Powder Point Battery on, Missouri – At St. Louis.
Powder River Fort on. Dakota- Fort Phil Kearny.
Powell Fort, Alabama – On Heron Island, Mobile Bay.
Powell Fort, Mississippi – Near Corinth.
Powell Fort, West Virginia
Powers Camp, Maine – At Augusta.
Powhattan Fort, Virginia – On James River, near Little Brandon.
Powles Hook, Fort at, New Jersey – Same as Paulus Hook.
Pownall Fort, Maine – At Castine.
Prairie du Chien Fort at. Wisconsin – Fort Crawford.
Prairie Island Stockade on, Minn.- Near Lake Pepin.
Preble Fort, Maine – At Spring Point, in Portland Harbor.
Prentiss, Camp, California – Near San Bernardino.
Prentiss Fort, Illinois – At Cairo.
Prescott Barracks, Arizona – Now Whipple Barracks.
Prescott Camp, Maryland – Near Darnestown.
Prescott Fort, Virginia – Near Petersburg.
Presentation Fort, New York – At Ogdensburg.
Presidio of Monterey, California – At Monterey.
Presidio of San Diego, California – At San Diego.
Presidio of San Francisco, California – At San Francisco.
Presidio of Santa Barbara, California – At Santa Barbara.
Presque Isle Fort at. Pennsylvania – Fort Erie.
Preston Fort, Florida – On Apalachicola River.
Price Camp, Georgia – At Macon.
Pricket’s Fort, West Virginia – On Monongahela River, 12 miles above Morgantown.
Prince Fort, New York – At Kings Bridge.
Prince Charles Redoubt, New York – On Valentines Hill, southeastern part of the State.
Prince George Fort, Georgia.
Prince George Fort, South Carolina – On Savannah River, 300 miles from Charleston.
Prince Maurice Fort New York – On Hudson River.
Prince William Fort, Me.- At Pemaquid.
Pringle Battery, South Carolina – On James Island.
Prior Camp, Georgia – Near Macon.
Proctors Landing or Proctorsville Tower, Louisianna.
Protection Island Reservation, California – Opposite Protection Island, entrance to Port Discovery.
Providence, Fort at, Rhode Island – On College Hill.
Province Fort – At South Windham, Cumberland County, Maine
Province Island Fortifications on, Pennsylvania – Near Fort Mifflin.
Povincetown, Battery at, Massachusetts – Long Point Battery.
Prudhomme Fort, Illinois – One hundred and eighty miles above the mouth of Illinois River.
Prudhomme Fort, Tennessee – Near Memphis.
Pruyn Battery, Virginia – Near Richmond.
Pueblo Fort, Arkansas – On Arkansas River above Fort Bent.
Pueblo Fort at, Colorado – Fort Reynolds.
Puget Sound Narrows Reservation, Washington.
Pulaski, Fort, Georgia – On Cockspur Island, Savannah Harbor.
Puleston Camp, Pennsylvania – Near Philadelphia.
Pungoteague Inlet Battery at, Virginia – On Chesapeake Bay.
Puntarassa Fort at, Florida – Fort Dulany.
Purviance Battery, South Carolina – On Morris Island.
Put-in-Bay Blockhouse and Battery at, Ohio.
Putnam Fort, New York – On Mount Independence, West Point.
Putnam Camp, Ohio.
Putnam Fort, South Carolina – At Cummings Point, Charleston Harbor.
Putnam Redoubt, Tennessee – At Chattanooga.
Putney Fort, Vermont – On the Connecticut River, in Windham County.
Frontier Forts – P Forts
Pacific Branch Solders’ Home, California – Los Angeles County.
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. 28 July 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/america/frontier-forts-p-forts.htm - Last updated on Nov 7th, 2013
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.