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Georgia Military Forts

Alphabetical 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.

Alger, Camp, Georgia at Chickamauga Park.
Allatoona Pass, fort at, Georgia at Allatoona Pass.
Andersonville National Cemetery, Georgia, at Andersonville.
Andersonville Prison, Georgia, at Andersonville.
Argyle, Fort, Georgia at Savannah.
Atkinson, Camp, Georgia, at Atlanta.
Augusta, Fort, Georgia, at Augusta.
Augusta Arsenal, Georgia, at Augusta.

Backus, Battery, Georgia, at Fort Screven.
Barnum, Fort, Georgia near Okefinokee Swamp.
Barrington, Fort, Georgia on the Altamaha River, in McIntosh County.
Barton, Battery, Georgia at Savannah.
Beaulieu, Fort, Georgia at Savannah.
Big Tybee Island, batteries on, Georgia near Savannah.
Birds Island, battery on, Georgia on Savannah River; Battery Hamilton.
Boggs, Fort, Georgia near Savannah.
Boynton, Camp, Georgia at Chickamauga Park.
Briar Creek, fort at, Georgia
Brown, Fort, Georgia near Savannah.
Brumby Battery, Georgia at Fort Screven.
Buffington, Fort, Georgia in Cherokee County.
Burnside, Battery, Georgia on Tybee Island.
Buzzards Roost, fortifications at, Georgia.

Call, Camp, Georgia, in Hall County.
Campbell, Fort, Georgia.
Caustens Bluff, fort at, Georgia near Savannah.
Churchman, Camp, Georgia at Albany.
Cockspur Island, fort on, Georgia Fort Pulaski.
Colerain, Fort, Georgia on St. Marys River.
Conrad, Camp, Georgia at Columbus.
Cornwallis, Fort, Georgia at Augusta.
Crawford, Camp, Georgia, Chattahoochee River.
Cumberland Island, works on Georgia, St. Andrews Sound.
Cummings, Fort, Georgia.

Darien, fort at, Georgia.
Dearborn, Fort, Georgia 13 miles southeast from Fort Floyd.
Doboy inlet, works at, Georgia 10 miles east of Darien.
Dyer, Camp, Georgia at Augusta.

Early, Fort, Georgia Flint River, Lee County.
Eaton, Camp, Georgia Cherokee Nation.
Emory, Camp, Georgia at Atlanta.

Fenwick, Battery, Georgia at Fort Screven.
Fidius, Fort, Georgia on north bank of Oconee River.
Five Fathom Hole, fortifications at, Near Savannah Georgia.
Floyd, Fort, Georgia Okefinokee Swamp.
Fornance, Camp, Georgia at Macon.
Frederica, Fort, Georgia on St. Simons Island.

Gaines, Fort, Georgia on Chattahoochee River, in Clay County now town of that name.
Gantt, Battery, Georgia at Fort Screven.
Garland, Battery, Georgia at Fort Screven.
Gilman, Camp, Georgia at Americus.
Gilmer, Fort, Georgia Okefinokee Swamp.
Goats Point, battery at, Georgia on Tybee Island.
Golphin, Fort, Georgia at Augusta.
Graham, Camp, Georgia on Tybee Island.
Grant, Battery, Georgia on Tybee Island.
Greene, Fort, Georgia on St. Marys River.
Green Island, battery on, Georgia.
Grierson, Fort, Georgia at Augusta.

Habersham Battery, Georgia Fort Screven.
Halleck Battery, Georgia on Tybee Island.
Hamilton Battery, Georgia on Bird Island, Savannah River.
Hammond, Fort, Georgia at Allatoona Pass.
Haskell, Camp, Georgia at Athens.
Haskell, Camp, Georgia at Macon.
Hawkins, Fort, Georgia on the Ocmulgee River, opposite Macon.
Henderson, Fort, Georgia St. Marys River, near Colerain.
Hobson, Camp, Georgia at Lithia Springs.
Hull, Fort, Georgia Chattahoochee River.
Hughes, Fort, Georgia at Bainbridge, Decatur County.

Ingersoll, Fort, Georgia.

Jackson, Fort, Georgia, Name changed to Fort Oglethorpe.
James (1), Fort, Georgia Altamaha River, 2 miles above the mouth of Beards Creek.
James (2), Fort, Georgia on the Ogeechee River.
Jekyl Island, battery on, Georgia near Savannah.
Jones Island, fort on, Georgia Fort Vulcan, Savannah River.

Keer's Fort, Georgia.
Kenesaw Mount, fortifications at, Georgia.
King George, Fort, Georgia.

Laboratory, Camp, Georgia near Macon.
Lamar, Fort, Georgia Madison County; now town of that name.
La Motte, Fort, Georgia at Okefinokee Swamp.
Lawrence, Fort, Georgia on Flint River, 8 miles above mouth of Patsaliga Creek.
Lawton, Fort, Georgia near Savannah.
Lee, Fort, Georgia at Savannah.
Leiter United States General Hospital, Georgia at Chickamauga.
Lincoln, Battery, Georgia on Tybee Island.
Long Island Battery, Georgia Savannah River.
Lyon, Battery, Georgia on Tybee Island.

McAllister, Fort, Georgia on Great Ogeechee River, near Savannah.
McAllister, Fort, Georgia on Great Ogeechee River, near Savannah.
McClellan, Battery, Georgia on Tybee Island.
McIntosh, Fort, Georgia on Saltil la River.
Mackenzie, Camp, Georgia at Augusta.
McLane, Fort, Georgia Okefinokee Swamp.
McPherson, Fort and Barracks, Georgia at Atlanta.
Marietta National Cemetery, Georgia near Marietta.
Mathews, Fort, Georgia.
Means, Fort, Georgia.
Midway, fort at, Georgia.
Millar, A. S., Fort, Georgia near Dalton.
Mill Creek, works on, Georgia.
Millen Prison, Georgia at Millen.
Mitchell, Fort, Georgia Chattahoochee River.
Morris, Fort, Georgia at Sunbury.
Morrow, Fort, Georgia
Moore, Fort, Georgia at Allatoona Pass.
Mountain, Fort, Georgia Murray County; now town of that name.
Mud, Battery, Georgia near Savannah.
Mudge, Fort, Georgia near Okefinokee Swamp, 9 miles from Fort Floyd.

New Inverness, fort at, Georgia.
Northern, Camp, Georgia at Griffin.
Norton, Fort, Georgia 22 miles southeast from Fort Floyd.

Ocmulgee, Fort, Georgia.
Ogeechee, Fort, Georgia near the Ogeechee River.
Oglethorpe (old) Barracks, Georgia on St. Simons Island.
Oglethorpe Barracks, Georgia at Savannah.
Oglethorpe, Fort, Georgia at Savannah.
Old Tower, Georgia on Tybee Island.
One, Number, Fort, Georgia near Savannah.
Onward, Camp, Georgia at Savannah.
Ossabaw Sound, fortifications at, Georgia.

Perry, Fort, Georgia in Marion County.
Pickering, Fort, Georgia at Colerain.
Pinckney, Camp, Georgia in Charlton County.
Price, Camp, Georgia at Macon.
Prince George, Fort, Georgia.
Prior, Camp, Georgia near Macon.
Pulaski, Fort, Georgia on Cockspur Island, Savannah Harbor.

Resaca, fortifications at, Georgia.
Rosedew, Fort, Georgia on Vernon River.

St. Andrews Sound, fort at, Georgia on Cumberland Island.
St. Catherines Sound, fortifications at, Georgia.
St. Simons, Fort, Georgia on St. Simons Island.
St. Tommany, Fort, Georgia At mouth of St. Marys River.
Savannah, Fort, Georgia at Savannah.
Screven, Fort, Georgia on Tybee Island.
Scott, Fort, Georgia Near mouth of Flint River.
Scott, Battery, Georgia on Tybee Island.
Shellbluff, fortifications on, Georgia Savannah River, 45 miles from Augusta.
Sherman, Battery, Georgia on Tybee Island.
Sherrills Fort, Georgia on Little River, near Ogeechee.
Sigel, Battery, Georgia on Tybee Island.
Simon, Fort, Georgia See St. Simon.
Skidaway Narrows, fort at, Georgia.
Spring Hill Redoubt, Georgia at Savannah.
Stanton, Battery, Georgia on Tybee Island.
Star, Fort, Georgia at Augusta in 1781.
Sternberg General Hospital, Georgia at Chickamauga.
Sunbury, fort at, Georgia.

Tatnall, Fort, Georgia Okefinokee Swamp.
Thomas, Camp, Georgia at Chickamauga Park.
Three, Number, Fort, Georgia near Savannah.
Thunderbolt, Fort, Georgia 5 miles southeast of Savannah.
Thunderer, Battery, Georgia near Savannah.
Tompkins, Fort, Georgia East of Okefinokee Swamp.
Totten, Battery, Georgia on Tylee Island.
Traders Hill, post at, Georgia on St. Marys River.
Turner's Rock Battery, Georgia near Savannah.
Turtle Island, battery on, Georgia Savannah River.
Two, Number, Fort, Georgia near Savannah.
Tybee Barracks, Georgia at Savannah.
Tybee Island, fort on, Georgia Fort Screven.
Tyler, Fort, Georgia at West Point.

Valley, Fort, Georgia Houston County.
Venus Point, battery at, Georgia Jones Island, Savannah River.
Vulcan, Fort, Georgia on Jones Island, Savannah River.

Walker, Fort, Georgia near Okefinokee Swamp.
Warsaw Sound, works at, Georgia.
Washington, fort at, Georgia
Wayne, Fort, Georgia near Brunswick.
Wilkins, Fort, Georgia Oconee River.
Wilkinson, Fort, Georgia Oconee River, near Milledgeville.
William, Fort, Georgia near Cumberland Island.

Young, S. B. M., Camp, Georgia at Augusta.

 

Military Forts

Source: Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army, Volume 2, by Francis B. Heitman, Government Printing Office, 1903.

 
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