Delaware Frontier Forts Prior to 1902

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Alton A, Fort, Delaware – Near present site of Wilmington.

Battery Point, Camp, Delaware – Near Delaware City.
Brandywine Creek, Camp at, Delaware
Burlington, Reservation in, Delaware

Campayne Fort, Delaware – On Delaware River.
Carpenter Island, Battery on, Delaware – On Delaware River, near Fort Mifflin.
Casimir Fort, Delaware – On Delaware River, near Newcastle.
Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, Fort at, Del. – Opposite Pea Patch Island.
Christina, Fort, Delaware – Near Wilmington.

Delaware Fort, Delaware – On Pea Patch Island, near Newcastle.
Du Pont Fort, Delaware – At Delaware City

Elfsboro, Fort, Delaware – On Delaware River, near mouth of Salem Creek.

Gottenburg Fort, Delaware – On Tinicum Island

Hare’s Corner, Camp, Delaware – Near Newcastle.
Henlopen Cape Fort at, Delaware.
Hoarkill Fort, Delaware – Delaware Bay, at Lewes.
Hokessen Camp, Delaware – In Newcastle County.

Kasimir Fort, Delaware – On Delaware River, at Newcastle; also called Fort Trinity.

New Amstel Fort, Delaware – At Newcastle. (See Niewar Amstel.)
Newcastle Arsenal, Delaware – At Newcastle.
New Gottenburg Fort, Delaware – On Timicum Island.
Niewar Amstel Fort, Delaware – At Newcastle. (See New Amstel.)

Pea Patch Island Fort on, Delaware – Fort Delaware.

Sandhocken Fort, Delaware – (See Fort Casimir.)
Smithers Camp, Delaware – Near Wilmington.

Tilton General Hospital, Delaware – At Wilmington.
Trinity Fort, Delaware – At Newcastle.
Tunnell Camp, Delaware – At Middletown.

Uplandt Fort, Delaware.

Wilmington Arsenal, Delaware – At Wilmington.



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. 26 August 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/delaware/delaware-frontier-forts-prior-to-1902.htm - Last updated on Aug 4th, 2012


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