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Frontier Forts – Q to R Forts

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Quakers Hill, Post on, Rhode Island.
Quantico River Battery near, Virginia
Quarantine Fort, North Carolina – Cape Fear River, near Fort Fisher.
Quatre Bayou Pass Reservation, Louisiana.
Queen Anne’s Fort, Rhode Island – On Goat Island, subsite of Fort Walcott.
Quincy National Cemetery, Illinois – At Quincy.
Quintons Bridge Breastworks, New Jersey – Five miles southeast from Salem.
Quitman Fort. Texas – On the Rio Grande, near El Paso.

Racoon Fort, Iowa – Afterwards Fort Des Moines.
Radziminski, Camp, Indian Territory – On Otter Creek.
Rains Col. Fort, Kentucky – At Cumberland Gap.
Raleigh National Cemetery, North Carolina – At Raleigh.
Rampart Camp, Alaska. – At Rampart City.
Ransay Fort, Virginia- A defense of Washington, D.C.
Ramsay Battery, South Carolina – On James Island.
Ramsey Camp, Minnesota – Near St. Paul.
Ramsours Mill Camp near, North Carolina – In Lincoln County, 1780.
Rancho del Chino Post, California – Thirty miles southeast from Los Angeles.
Rancho de Jurupa Post, California – On Santa Anna River.
Randall, Fort, South Dakota – Gregory County, on Missouri River, near Nebraska border; now town of that name.
Randall Camp, Wisconsin – At Madison.
Randolph Camp, Oregon – On Three Mile Creek, near Fort Dalles.
Randolph Fort, Tennessee – At Randolph.
Randolph, Fort, West Virginia- Mouth of Great Kanawha.
Ranger Fort, Vermont.
Rankin’s Fort, Alabama – Near Mobile River.
Rankin Camp, Colorado – At Julesburg; name changed to Fort Sedgwick.
Ransom Fort, North Dakota – Ransom County, on Cheyenne River; now town of that name.
Ransom Battery, Mississippi – At Vicksburg.
Rapp Camp, D. C- At Kendall Green, Washington.
Rawlins Camp, Arizona – In Williamsons Valley, 27 miles northwest of Prescott.
Rawlins Fort, Mississippi – At Vicksburg.
Rawlins Fort, Utah – Near Provo City.
Raystown Fort, Pennsylvania – On Raystown Branch.
Reading Fort, California – In Shasta County.
Reading Fort, Pennsylvania – On west bank of Delaware River,
Record General Hospital, D. C- At Washington.
Recovery Fort, Ohio – Mercer County; now town of that name, on Lake Erie and Western Railroad.
Red Fort, Alabama – Near Spanish Fort.
Red Redoubt, Virginia- At Yorktown.
Redan Fort, Tennessee – Above Island No. 10.
Red Bank, Redoubt, New Jersey – Near Fort Mifflin.
Red Hook Battery at, New York – Southwest comer of Long Island.
Red River Fort on Arkansas.
Red Rock Reservation, California – Molate Island, San Francisco Harbor.
Redstone Fort, Pennsylvania – On site of Brownsville.
Red Willow Camp, Nebraska – Near Republican River, 1 mile above mouth of Red Willow Creek.
Reed Fort, Florida – Near Lake Monroe, in Orange County; now town of that name.
Reed Camp, Idaho – On Snake River.
Reed Fort, New York – In Schoharie County.
Reed Camp, Virginia – Near Alexandria.
Reed’s Fort, Pennsylvania – In Lochhaven, near Erie.
Reeves Point Fortifications on, North Carolina – Near Wilmington.
Rehoboth, Fortifications at, Massachusetts.
Reilly Camp, Pennsylvania – Near Williamsport.
Reiter Fort, Arkansas – Near Helena.
Release Camp, Minnesota – Near mouth of Chippewa River.
Reliance Fort, Alaska – On the Yukon River.
Relief Camp, D. C. – At Washington.
Relief Camp, Texas – At Eagle Springs, Cimbria River.
Reme Snyder’s Blockhouse, New York – Northeast of Little Falls.
Remount Camp, Maryland – In Pleasant Valley.
Remount, Camp, Virginia – At Alexandria.
Reno, Camp, Arizona – In Tonto Valley.
Reno Fort, D. C. – Northeast of Tennallytown.
Reno Camp, North Carolina – At Newbern.
Reno Fort, North Carolina – On Roanoke Island.
Reno Fort, Oklahoma – On north fork of Canadian River, 2 miles southwest of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency.
Reno Fort, Virginia – Near Portsmouth.
Reno Camp, Wisconsin – At Milwaukee.
Reno Fort, Wyoming – On Powder River; first called Fort Connor.
Reno Fort, Wyoming – On Powder River, 3 miles north of old Fort Reno.
Reno Cantonment, Wyoming – Name changed to Fort McKinney.
Rensselaer Fort, New York – At Canajoharie, in Mohawk Valley.
Republic Fort, Virginia – On south fork of the Shenandoah.
Resaca Fortifications at, Georgia.
Resurrection Fort, Alaska – On southern coast.
Return Camp, Pennsylvania – Near Harrisburg.
Revere Fort, Massachusetts – At Hull.
Reviers, Fort, Alabama – Between Alabama and Tombigbee Rivers.
Reynolds Camp, California – On Angel Island; now Fort McDowell.
Reynolds Fort, Colorado – On the Arkansas, 2 miles from Boonesville.
Reynolds Joe Camp, Indiana – Near Indianapolis.
Reynolds Camp, Montana – South bank of the Sun River; name changed to Fort Shaw.
Reynolds Camp, Pennsylvania – At Pittsburg.
Reynolds Fort, Pennsylvania – In Washington County.
Reynolds Battery, South Carolina – On Morris Island.
Reynolds Fort, Virginia – Three miles northwest of Alexandria.
Rhode Island Fort, Rhode Island.
Rhode Island State Soldiers’ Home, Bristol, Rhode Island.
Rice’s Fort, Massachusetts – At Charleroi.
Rice Fort, North Dakota – On Missouri River, Morton County; now town of the name.
Rice Fort, Pennsylvania – Near Washingtonville.
Rice Camp, Texas – Name changed to Fort Hancock.
Rick Fort, Virginia – Near Petersburg.
Rice’s Fort West Virginia- On Buffalo Creek, 14 miles from Ohio River.
Richards Fort, West Virginia- On the Monongahela.
Richardson Fort, Mississippi – Near Corinth.
Richardson Fort, Texas – On Lost Creek, near Jacksboro.
Richardson Fort, Virginia – About 8 miles from Washington, D. C.
Richmond Fort, Maine – On west bank of the Kennebec, opposite Swan Island.
Richmond Fort, New York – On Staten Island; now Fort Wadsworth.
Richmond Battery, New York – At Fort Wadsworth.
Richmond Arsenal, Virginia – Near Richmond.
Richmond National Cemetery, Virginia- At Richmond.
Richmond. Fort, Virginia – On battleground of Fair Oaks.
Rickets Fort, West Virginia
Ricketts Fort, D. C- East of the Eastern Branch.
Ricketts Camp, Texas – At Edinburg, on Rio Grande.
Rickey Fort, New York.
Riddle’s Fort, Ky. – At forks of the Licking.
Riddle’s Fort, West Virginia – On Lost River.
Ridgely, Fort, Minnesota – Nicollet County, on the Minnesota River; now town of that name.
Rigolets Fort at, Louisianna – Near Lake Pontchartrain ; Fort Pike.
Rikers Island Draft Depot at, New York.
Riley Camp, California – Twelve miles from San Diego.
Riley Fort, Kansas – Near Junction City; first called Camp Centre.
Riley Fort, Tennessee – Near Nashville.
Riley Fort, Texas – On Las Moras Creek; now Fort Clark.
Ringgold Fort, Texas – Near Rio Grande City.
Rio Gila Depot, New Mexico – South of the Mogollon Mountains.
Rio Verde Reservation, Arizona – Indian Reservation.
Ripley Fort, Maryland – Two miles above Chain Bridge, D. C.
Ripley Fort, Minnesota – Crow Wing County, near Mississippi River; now town of that name; first called Fort Gaines.
Ripley Fort, South Carolina – In Charleston Harbor.
Rip Raps Fort on the, Virginia – Fort Wool.
Ritner Fort, Indiana – Lawrence County; now town of that name.
Roach Fort, Kansas – Southern border of Neosho County.
Roanoke Fort at, North Carolina.
Roanoke Island Forts on, North Carolina – Forts Barton, Blanchard, Burnside, Defiance, Forrest, Foster, Huger, Lane, Monteil, Parke, Reno, Russell, and Sullivan.
Roberdeau Fort, Pennsylvania – In Sinking Valley; also known as Lead Mine Fort.
Roberts Point Reservation, Washington – (See Point Roberts.)
Robinette Fort, Mississippi – Near Corinth.
Robinson, Fort, Nebraska – On White River, at the Red Cloud Agency.
Robinsons Point, Battery at, Maine – St. Georges River.
Rock Fort, Connecticut – Now Fort Hale.
Rockfort Fort, Illinois- On Illinois River, in Lasalle County.
Rock Island National Cemetery, Illinois – Rock Island.
Rock Island Armory and Arsenal, Illinois – On Rock Island.
Rock Point Fort at, Maryland – Fort Smallwood.
Rock Springs Camp at, Wyoming – Camp Pilot Butte.
Rodgers Camp, Florida – At Ybor City.
Rodger’s Bastion, Md.- At Baltimore.
Rodgers Battery, Virginia – At Alexandria.
Rodman Fort, Massachusetts – Near New Bedford.
Rodman Fort, Virginia- Near Portsmouth.
Rodmans Point Battery at, North Carolina – Near Washington.
Rogue River Camp, Oregon – At mouth of Rogue River.
Roller’s Fort, Pennsylvania – In Sinking Valley.
Rome Arsenal, New York – At Rome.
Roney’s Fort, Pennsylvania – In Finley Township, Washington County.
Rosa Fort, Florida – Latitude 20° 19′, longitude 87° 14′.
Rosalie Fort, Mississippi – At Natchez.
Rosecrans Fort, California – At San Diego.
Rosecrans Camp, Illinois- Near Quincy.
Rosecrans Fort, Tennessee – At Murfreesboro.
Rosecrans Battery, Virginia- Near Suffolk.
Rosedow Fort, Georgia – On Little Ogeechee River.
Rose Island, Fort on, Rhode Island – Fort Hamilton.
Ross Fort, California – Sonoma County, on the coast, 40 miles north of Bodega Bay; now town of that name.
Ross Fort, Tennessee – On Tennessee River.
Rossell Battery, D. C. – Near Tennallytown.
Roubideau’s Fort, Colorado.
Round Island Reservation, Mississippi
Rouses Point Fort at, New York – Fort Montgomery.
Rowan Fort, North Carolina – Near Newbern.
Rowley Cantonment, Maryland – On Potomac River, near the Great Falls.
Roxbury Fort, Massachusetts – Near Boston.
Royal Fort, Maine – At Portland. {See Fort Loyal.)
Royal Blockhouse, New York – East end of Oneida Lake.
Royal Blockhouse, New York – On Wood Creek.
Royal Fort, Virginia- On Pamunkey River.
Royalhannon Fort, Virginia -(See Loyal Hanna and Ligonier.)
Ruby Fort, Nevada – In Ruby Valley.
Rucker Camp, Virginia- Near Falls Church.
Rucker J. A. Camp, Arizona – In White River Canyon; first called Camp Supply.
Ruddle’s Fort, Kentucky – On Licking River. (See Riddle’s.)
Ruff Camp, New Jersey – At Camden.
Ruff Camp, Pennsylvania – At Philadelphia.
Bugeleys Mills Camp at, South Carolina – During War of Revolution.
Ruggles Camp, Nebraska – North fork of Loup River, about 2 miles from Fort Hartsuff.
Ruhlen Camp, South Dakota – Now Fort Meade.
Rupert Fort, Washington – On Vancouver Island.
Russell Fort, Florida – On Orange Lake Creek, about 6 miles from Tampa
Russell Fort, Illinois – Near Edwardsville.
Russell Camp, Indian Territory – Near Fort Reno.
Russel’s Garrison, Maine – At Dartmouth.
Russell Battery, North Carolina – On Roanoke Island.
Russell Camp, Oregon – Near Salem.
Russell Fort, Tennessee – At Loudon.
Russell D. A. Fort, Wyoming – Three miles from Cheyenne.
Russell Dan Camp, North Carolina – At Raleigh.
Rutgers Hill Battery, New York – New York City.
Rutland Fortifications at, Vermont.
Rutledge Battery, South Carolina.
Ryan Battery, South Carolina – On James Island.


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Source: List of Military Posts Etc. Established in the United States from its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time, War Department, Adjutant General’s Office, Returns Division, 1902, Government Printing Office, Washington

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