North Carolina Frontier Forts Prior to 1902

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Amory, Fort, North Carolina – At Newbern.
Anderson, Fort, North Carolina – At Newbern, on the site of old Fort St. Philip.

Bagley Battery, North Carolina – At Fort Caswell.
Barnwell Fort, North Carolina – In Craven County; now toof that name.
Bartow Fort, North Carolina – On Roanoke Island.
Beacon Island Reservation, North Carolina – At mouth of Ocracoke Inlet.
Beaufort, Fort, North Carolina At Topsail Inlet, 15 miles from Wilmington.
Blanchard Fort, North Carolina – On Roanoke Island; name changed to Fort Parke.
Bogue Point Fort at, North Carolina – On Bogue Island; Fort Macon.
Bomford Camp, North Carolina – At Raleigh.
Botany Bay Island, Fort at, North Carolina – North Edisto.
Branch Fort, North Carolina
Brown Fort, North Carolina – Near Newbern.
Buchanan Battery, North Carolina – Near Fort Fisher.
Burnside Fort, North Carolina – On Roanoke Island.
Butler Fort, North Carolina – In Cherokee County.

Cahunke Fort, North Carolina – Forty miles southwest of Snowhill.
Campbell Fort, North Carolina – Near Wilmington.
Cape Fear Fort at, North Carolina – Fort Johnston.
Caswell Fort, North Carolina – On Oak Island, Cape Fear River.
Chissel Fort, North Carolina – On New River.
Clark Fort, North Carolina – At Hatteras Inlet.
Cobb Fort, North Carolina – At Cobbs Point, near Elizabeth City,
Cobbs Hill, Redoubt at, North Carolina – Redoubt Zabriski.
Comfort Fort, North Carolina – Near Plymouth.
Cunningham Fort, North Carolina

Dan Russell Camp, North Carolina – At Raleigh.
Defiance Fort, North Carolina – On Roanoke Island.
De Monteil Battery, North Carolina – On Shallow Bag Bay.
Dixie Fort, North Carolina – Near Newbern.
Dobbs Fort, North Carolina – Twenty miles north of Salisbury.

Ellis Fort North Carolina – Near Newbern on Roanoke Island.

Fayetteville Arsenal, North Carolina – At Fayetteville.
Federal Point Fort at, North Carolina – Fort Fisher.
Fisher Fort, North Carolina – On Federal Point, mouth of Cape Fear River.
Flagler Battery, North Carolina – Near Fort Macon.
Flag Pond Hill Battery, North Carolina – Near Wilmington.
Forrest Fort, North Carolina – On Roanoke Island.
Foster General Hospital, North Carolina – At Newbern.
Foster Fort, North Carolina – On Roanoke Island.
French Fort, North Carolina – Near Wilmington.

Gaston Fort, North Carolina – At Newbern
Granville, Fort, North Carolina – At Portsmouth.
Gray, Fort, North Carolina – Roanoke River, near Plymouth.

Half Moon Batteries, North Carolina – At Wilmington.
Hammond General Hospital, North Carolina – At Beaufort.
Hampton Fort, North Carolina – On present site of Fort Macon.
Hatteras Fort, North Carolina – At Hatteras Inlet.
Heath Camp, North Carolina – At Morgantown.
Hembree Fort, North Carolina – In Cherokee County.
Hendrel Fort, North Carolina.
Hillsboro Camp at North Carolina – In Orange County.
Hills Point Battery at North Carolina – Near Washington, Beaufort County.
Holmes Battery, North Carolina – On Smiths Island, mouth of Cape Fear River.
Huger Fort, North Carolina – On Roanoke Island.
Hyde Fort, North Carolina – At Old Topsail Inlet.

Iredell, Fort, North Carolina – In Iredell County.

Jack Fort, North Carolina – Near Wilmington.
Johnston Fort, North Carolina – Near Southport.
Jordan Camp North Carolina – On Roanoke Island.

Lamb Battery, North Carolina – At Wilmington
Landing Fort, North Carolina – Tyrrell County; near town of that name
Lane’s Fort, North Carolina – On Roanoke Island.
Lane Fort North Carolina – At Newbern.
Lee Fort, North Carolina – On Cape Fear River.
Lookout Fort, North Carolina – Near Fort Fisher.
Lookout Camp, South Carolina – Six miles from Fort Walker.

Macon Fort, North Carolina – On Bogue Island, Beaufort Harbor.
Mansfield General Hospital North Carolina – At Moorehead.
Mill Creek Redoubt, North Carolina – At Plymouth.
Monteil Battery, North Carolina -On Roanoke Island.
Montgomery Fort, North Carolina – In Cherokee County.
Moores Creek Bridge, Works at, North Carolina.
Morgan Fort, North Carolina – On south side of Ocracoke Inlet.
Mound Battery, North Carolina – Near Fort Fisher.

Nahucke Fort, North Carolina – In Greene County.
New Berne National Cemetery, North Carolina – At Newbern.
North Carolina Arsenal, North Carolina – At Fayetteville.

Oak Island Fort on, North Carolina – Fort Caswell.
Oak Point Fort, North Carolina – At Wilmington.
Old Topsail Inlet Fort, North Carolina -{See Topsail Inlet, old.)
Oregon Fort, North Carolina – At Ocracoke Inlet.

Palmer Camp North Carolina – Near Newbern.
Parke Fort, North Carolina – On Roanoke Island.
Pierce Camp, North Carolina – At Newbern.
Plymouth, Defenses of, North Carolina.
Pond Hill Battery, North Carolina – Near Fort Fisher.
Portsmouth Battery at, North Carolina – At Portsmouth.

Quarantine Fort, North Carolina – Cape Fear River, near Fort Fisher.

Raleigh National Cemetery, North Carolina – At Raleigh.
Ramsours Mill Camp near, North Carolina – In Lincoln County, 1780.
Reeves Point Fortifications on, North Carolina – Near Wilmington.
Reno Camp, North Carolina – At Newbern.
Reno Fort, North Carolina – On Roanoke Island.
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.
Rodmans Point Battery at, North Carolina – Near Washington.
Rowan Fort, North Carolina – Near Newbern.
Russell Battery, North Carolina – On Roanoke Island.
Russell Dan Camp, North Carolina – At Raleigh.

St. Philip Fort, North Carolina – At Old Brunswick, Cape Fear River.
Salisbury National Cemetery, North Carolina – At Salisbury.
Shallowbag Bay Fort, North Carolina – On Roanoke Island.
Shaw Fort, North Carolina – At Wilmington.
Shipp Battery, North Carolina – At Fort Caswell.
Skidaway Battery, North Carolina – On Wilmington River.
Smith Fort, North Carolina – Near Fort Fisher.
Smiths Island Battery on, North Carolina – Mouth of Cape Fear River.
Spiola Fort, North Carolina – Near Newbern
Stanley General Hospital, North Carolina – At Newbern
Stephens, Fort, North Carolina – At Newbern.
Stephenson Fort, North Carolina – At Newbern.
Strong Fort, North Carolina – Near Wilmington.
Strong Fort, North Carolina – On Morris Island.
Sugar Loaf Battery North Carolina – Near Wilmington.
Sullivan Fort, North Carolina – On Roanoke Island.
Sweet Camp, North Carolina – At Raleigh.
Sweet Camp, North Carolina – At Salisbury.
Swift Battery, North Carolina At Fort Caswell.

Tar River, Fort on, North Carolina – In Edgecombe County.
Thompson Fort, North Carolina – Near Newbern.
Totten Fort, North Carolina – Near Newbern.

Union Point, Battery at, North Carolina – Near Newbern.

Vaux’s Fort, North Carolina – On Roanoke River.

Warren Fort, North Carolina – At Plymouth.
Washington Camp, North Carolina – At Portsmouth.
Washington Fort, North Carolina – At Washington.
Wessells, Fort, North Carolina – At Plymouth.
William Fort, North Carolina – Near Plymouth.
Winfield Camp, North Carolina – Near Hatteras Inlet.
Wilmington National Cemetery, North Carolina – At Wilmington.
Wadsworth Fort, North Dakota – Name changed to Fort Sisseton.
Wool Camp – North Carolina – Near Hatteras Inlet

Zabudski’s Redoubt, North Carolina – On Cobbe Hill.
Zekkes Island, Battery on, North Carolina – Mouth of Cape Fear River.




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. 24 April 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/north-carolina/north-carolina-frontier-forts-prior-to-1902.htm - Last updated on Aug 4th, 2012


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