Topic: Forts

Frontier and Colonial Forts of the United States

List of colonial forts, frontier forts, trading posts, named camps, redoubts, reservations, general hospitals, national cemeteries, etc., established or erected in the United States from its earliest settlement to 1902. This list has been prepared only for convenience of reference. The data available for consultation is known to be incomplete, and may be erroneous in some instances, we welcome corrections and additions to it.

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Kansas Frontier Forts Prior to 1902

Alert, Camp, Kansas – Name changed to Fort Larned. Atkinson, Fort, Kansas – On Arkansas River, in Ford County. Aubrey, Fort, Kansas – On Arkansas River. Bateman Camp, Kansas – Near Fort Leavenworth. Beecher Camp, Kansas – Near mouth of Little Arkansas River, established as Camp Davidsons. Blair Fort, Kansas – At Baxter Springs. Bull Creek Camp Kansas – Near Paola, Miami County. Butterfield Camp, Kansas – Name changed to Camp Beecher. Davidson Camp, Kansas – Near mouth of Little River; name changed to Camp Beecher. Dodge Fort, Kansas – Ford County; now town of that name. Downers Station, Kansas – Fifty miles east of Monument. Ellsworth Fort Kansas – On Smoky Hill River: name changed to Fort Harker. Fletcher Fort, Kansas – On Big Creek; name changed to Fort Hays. Grierson Camp, Kansas – On the Little Arkansas River. Harker Fort, Kansas – On Smoky Hill River, first called Fort Ellsworth. Hays, Fort, Kansas – On Big Creek; first called Fort Fletcher. Hoffman Camp, Kansas- Near Fort Leavenworth. Kansas State Soldiers’ Home – At Fort Dodge, Kansas. Lane Fort, Kansas – At Barnesville. Larned Fort, Kansas – On Pawnee Fork; first called Camp Alert. Leavenworth Arsenal, Kansas – At Fort Leavenworth. Leavenworth Fort, Kansas – Three miles from Leavenworth City. Leavenworth Military Prison, Kansas – At Fort Leavenworth. Leavenworth Fort National Cemetery, Kansas – At Fort Leavenworth. Leedy...

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Frontier Forts – U to V Forts

Uintah Fort, Utah – On Uintah River. Umpqua Fort, Oregon – At Umpqua City. Unalaklik Fort, Alaska – Mouth of Unalaklik River. Uncompahgre Cantonment, Colorado- Name changed to Fort Crawford. Underwood Joe Camp, Kentucky – Twenty-five miles from Cave City. Union Camp, California – Near Sacramento. Union Camp, Colorado- At Denver. Union Camp, Maryland – At Bladensburg. Union Fort Arsenal, New Mexico – At Fort Union. Union Fort New Mexico – Near base of Gallinas or Turkey Mountains. Union Fort, North Dakota – Mouth of Yellowstone. Union Camp, Oregon – In Wasco County. Union Camp, Pennsylvania – Near Schuylkill Falls. Union Battery, South Carolina – On Folly Island. Union Fort, Virginia – Near Suffolk. Union Fort, West Virginia – At Lewisburg. Union Fort, Wisconsin- Near Dodgeville. Union Point, Battery at, North Carolina – Near Newbern. United States Battery, Maine – At Castine. United States Powder Depot, New Jersey – Near Dover. University General Hospital, Louisianna – At New Orleans. Uplandt Fort, Delaware. Upper Fort, New York – At Fulton. Upper Ashuelot, Fort at, New Hampshire. Upper Sandusky, Fort at, Ohio. Urmston Fort, Virginia – At Petersburg. Utah Fort, Utah – Near Great Salt Lake City. Vajen Camp, Indiana – At Indianapolis. Valley Fort, Georgia – Houston County. Valley Forge Camp at Pennsylvania – In Chester County. Van Buren General Hospital, Louisianna – At Millikens Bend. Vance’s Fort, Pennsylvania –...

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