Oregon Frontier Forts Prior to 1902

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Adams Point, Fort at Oregon- On Columbia River; now Fort Stevens.
Alvord, Camp, Oregon- In Grant County.
Astoria, Fort at, Oregon – Fort George.

Big Bend Camp at, Oregon – On Rogue River.
Black Canyon Creek Camp, Oregon – Temporary camp, 1859.

Clark Battery, Oregon – At Fort Stevens.
Cowlitz Fort, Oregon – Near the Cowlitz River.
Currey Camp, Oregon – On Silver Creek.

Dahlgren Camp, Oregon – On Crooked River.
Dalles Fort, Oregon – At The Dalles, on Columbia River; first called Camp Drum,
Defiance Fort, Oregon.
Drum Camp, Oregon – Named changed to Fort Dalles

George, Fort, Oregon – At Astoria.

Hall. Fort, Oregon – On Snake River, near Cantonment Loring.
Harney Fort, Oregon – Near Harney Lake, Grant County; first called Camp Steele.
Haskin’s Fort, Oregon – In Benton County.
Henrietta Fort Oregon
Hoskins Fort, Oregon – On Siletz River, 40 miles west of Corvallis.
Hoskins Old Fort, Oregon – On Willamette River, 6 miles north of Corvallis.

Jones Fort, Oregon – In Willamette Valley.

Klamath Fort, Oregon – On Lake Klamath, Klamath County; now town of that name

Lamerick Fort, Oregon
Lane Fort, Oregon – Eight miles north of Jacksonville.
Leland Fort, Oregon.
Lewis Battery, Oregon – At Fort Stevens.
Logan Camp, Oregon – On Strawberry Creek, Grant Comity.
Loring Cantonment, Oregon – On Snake River, near Fort Hall

Medill Camp, Oregon – At Grove Creek.

Oregon State Soldiers’ Home, Roseburg, Oregon.
Orford Fort, Oregon – At Port Orford.

Randolph Camp, Oregon – On Three Mile Creek, near Fort Dalles.
Rogue River Camp, Oregon – At mouth of Rogue River.
Russell Camp, Oregon – Near Salem.

Sand Island Reservation, Oregon – At entrance of Columbia River.
Siletz Blockhouse at, Oregon.
Smith C. F. Camp, Oregon – On White Horse Creek, near the Pueblo Mines.
Steele Camp, Oregon – Mouth of Rattlesnake Creek.
Stevens Fort, Oregon – Mouth of Columbia River, south side.

Table Rock Fort, Oregon – On Rogue River, at mouth of Stewarts Creek, Jackson County.

Umpqua Fort, Oregon – At Umpqua City.
Union Camp, Oregon – In Wasco County.

Warner Camp, Oregon – Twenty miles from Warner Lake.
Washington Fort, Oregon – On Nootka Sound.
Watson Camp, Oregon – On John Day River.

Yam Hill Fort, Oregon – Thirty-five miles southwest of Portland



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


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