Connecticut 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.
State Soldiers' Home Noroton, Connecticut.
Cressel, Fort, Connecticut on Groton
Heights, near New London.
Cantonment, Connecticut at Danbury.
Dutch Point, Cantonment, Connecticut near site of Hartford.
reservation at, Connecticut
Fort, Connecticut at Fairfield.
Folly, Fort, Connecticut also called Fort Nonsense.
Fort, Connecticut at Hartford.
Griswold, Fort, Connecticut at New London, on Groton Heights.
Groton Heights, fort at Connecticut, now Fort Griswold.
Connecticut East side entrance to New Haven Harbor.
Hartford, Fort, Connecticut at Hartford.
Haven, Camp, Connecticut at Niantic.
Het huys de Hoop, Fort, Connecticut at Hartford.
Hill, Fort, Connecticut near Groton Heights.
Hope, Fort, Connecticut See Good Hope.
House of Good Hope, Fort, Connecticut See Good Hope.
General Hospital, Connecticut at New Haven.
Litchfield, fortifications at,
Mamacock, Fort, Connecticut at New
Milford, Indian fortifications at, Connecticut in York County;
now town of that name.
Nonsense, Fort, Connecticut near New
London; also called Fort Folly.
Pequod, Fort, Connecticut on Mystic
Perkins, Camp, Connecticut at New Haven.
Point, Fort, Connecticut at Fitchs Point, near Norwalk.
Rock, Fort, Connecticut Now Fort Hale.
Saybrook, Fort, Connecticut on Tomb
Hill, mouth of Connecticut River.
Shaws Neck, fort at, Connecticut at New London.
Skinners Head, battery at, Connecticut.
Stonington, fortifications and arsenal at, Connecticut.
Tamhert, Fort, Connecticut.
Tomb Hill, fort on, Connecticut Fort Saybrook.
Trumbull, Fort, Connecticut at New London.
Wooster, Fort, Connecticut New Haven
Source: Historical Register and
Dictionary of the United States Army, Volume 2, by Francis B.
Heitman, Government Printing Office, 1903.