West Virginia Frontier Forts Prior to 1902

Baker Fort, West Virginia – On the Ohio River at Cresaps Bottom.
Belleville Fort, West Virginia
Black Fort, West Virginia – At Abingdon.
Bolivar Heights Fort at, West Virginia – Near Harpers Ferry.
Bonnett’s Fort, West Virginia – At Wheeling.
Boreman Fort at, West Virginia – At Parkersburg.
Buchanan Fort, West Virginia

Cacaphon, Stockade, West Virginia – On Cacaphon Creek, Morgan County.
Clark’s Blockhouse, West Virginia – In Marshall County.
Coburn’s Fort, West Virginia.
Coon’s Fort, West Virginia – In northwest part of State.

Dillie’s Blockhouse, West Virginia – Opposite Grave Creek.
Dinwiddie, Fort, West Virginia – On Jackson River.
Dupont Camp, West Virginia – At Carricks Ford, Tucker County

Edwards Fort, West Virginia – On Capon River, Hampshire County.
Enyart Camp, West Virginia – At Kanawha

Fuller Fort, West Virginia
Furman’s Fort, West Virginia – On south branch of the Potomac.

Glade Hollow Fort, West Virginia – In Russell County
Grafton National Cemetery, West Virginia – At Grafton, Taylor County
Grave Creek, Fort, West Virginia – In Marshall County.

Hedges Fort, West Virginia – At Martinsburg.
Henry Fort, West Virginia – At Wheeling.

Kanawha Camp, West Virginia – At Point Pleasant.
Keller’s Fort, West Virginia
Kirkwood’s Blockhouse, West Virginia – On Wheeling Creek, opposite Wheeling.

Link’s Blockhouse, West Virginia – On Middle Wheeling Creek.

Martin’s Fort, West Virginia – On Crooked River.
Morgantown Fort at, West Virginia
Morris, Fort, West Virginia – East of Uniontown.

Neils Station, West Virginia – On the Kanawha, near Parkersburg.
Nutter’s Fort, West Virginia

Paull’s Fort, West Virginia
Pleasant, Fort, West Virginia – On south branch of the Potomac.
Powell Fort, West Virginia
Pricket’s Fort, West Virginia – On Monongahela River, 12 miles above Morgantown.

Savannah Fort, West Virginia – Also called Camp Union.
Seybert Fort, West Virginia – Pendleton County, on the Moorefield River; now town of that name.
Shawnee Fort, West Virginia – Mouth of Kanawha River.
Shepherd’s Fort, West Virginia – At Wheeling.
Siverto Fort, West Virginia – On the upper Potomac River.
Spring Fort, West Virginia – Greenbrier County; now town of that name
Stradler’s Fort, West Virginia
Sutton Camp, West Virginia – In Braxton County.

Tomlinson’s Fort, West Virginia – On Grave Creek, Marshall County.
Tompkins, Camp, West Virginia – On Geuley Mountain.

Union Fort, West Virginia – At Lewisburg.
Van Metre’s Fort, West Virginia – On Short Creek, Brooke 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. 23 July 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/west-virginia/west-virginia-frontier-forts-prior-to-1902.htm - Last updated on Aug 4th, 2012


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