Arizona Military Forts
list of forts, reservations, blockhouses, named camps, National
and State Homes for soldiers, national cemeteries, etc., in the
United States from its earliest settlement to date.
Many of the forts and structures
named were erected by the early settlers for their own
protection, and all vestige of them has now disappeared. The
exact locations of many are not positively known at the present
day, but reference is made to them in State histories, State
papers, etc. Those in bold-faced type are now occupied by troops
or are under the control of the War Department.(does not apply)
The data available for consultation are known to be incomplete,
and may be erroneous in some instances.
Fort, Arizona at the Pimas Villages.
Beale's Springs, Camp, Arizona 43
miles east of Fort Mojave.
Bowie, Fort, Arizona at Apache Pass.
Breckinridge, Fort, Arizona Arivaipa
and San Pedro Rivers ; name changed to Fort Stanford.
Buchanan, Fort, Arizona Near Calabasa
ranche, 45 miles southeast of Tucson; first named Camp Moore.
Date Creek, camp at, Arizona 60 miles
southwest of Prescott: established as Camp McPherson.
Eldorado, Camp, Arizona on Colorado
River, near the mouth of Eldorado Canyon.
Floyd, Fort, Arizona on Mimbres River;
established as Camp Webster; name changed to Fort McLane.
Goodwin, Fort, Arizona on Gila River,
Grant, Fort (new), Arizona At foot of Mount Graham.
Grant, Fort (old), Arizona at junction of Arivaypa and San Pedro
Huachuca. Fort, Arizona at the mouth of
Central Canyon, Huachuca Mountains, Cochise County.
Hualpai, Camp, Arizona on Mojave Creek; first called Camp Toll
Ilges, Camp, Arizona on Rio Verde.
Infantry Camp, Arizona Name changed to Camp Final.
Camp, Arizona name changed to Fort Verde.
La Paz, Camp, Arizona on Colorado
Lowell, Fort, Arizona on Rillito
Creek, 7 miles northeast of Tucson.
Lowell Ordnance Depot, Arizona near
Fort, Arizona on Rio Verde, 8 miles above its junction with Salt
McKee, Camp, Arizona first called Fort Mason.
McPherson, Camp, Arizona Name changed to Camp Date Creek.
Mansfield, Camp, Arizona 7 miles south of Fort Defiance.
Mason, Fort, Arizona 12 miles southeast of Tubac; name changed
to Camp McKee.
Mogollon, Camp, Arizona Now Fort Apache.
Mojave, Fort, Arizona on Colorado River, near the head of Mojave
Moore, Camp, Arizona name changed to Fort Buchanan.
Arizona now Fort Apache.
Arizona in Final Mountains; name changed to Infantry Camp.
Prescott Barracks, Arizona Now Whipple Barracks.
Camp, Arizona in Williamsons Valley, 27 miles northwest of
Reno, Camp, Arizona in Tonto Valley.
Rio Verde Reservation, Arizona Indian Reservation.
Rucker, J. A., Camp, Arizona in White River Canyon; first called
Indian Reservation, Arizona.
Skull Valley, camp in, Arizona near Prescott.
Stanford, Fort, Arizona First called Fort Arivaypa and changed
to Fort Breckenridge.
Supply, Camp, Arizona Name changed to Camp J. A. Rucker.
Arizona Graham County.
Thomas, Camp, Arizona Apache County; name changed to Fort
Arizona on Badocomari Creek, 65 miles southeast of Tucson.
Whipple, Fort or Barracks, Arizona at Prescott.
Willow Grove, Camp, Arizona 78 miles west Fort Mojave.
Wright, Camp, Arizona near Warner's Ranch.
Source: Historical Register and
Dictionary of the United States Army, Volume 2, by Francis B.
Heitman, Government Printing Office, 1903.