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Indian Territory 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.

Arbuckle, Camp, Indian Territory on Red Fork of Canadian.
Arbuckle, Fort, Indian Territory on Washita River, in Chickasaw Nation.

Canadian River, cantonment on, Indian Territory, near one hundredth meridian.
Chickasaw Agency, post at, Indian Territory.
Cobb, Fort, Indian Territory at junction of Pond Creek and Washita River.
Coffee, Fort, Indian Territory at Swallow Rock, on the Arkansas River.

Frank, Camp, Indian Territory at Ardmore.

Gibson, Fort, Indian Territory Cherokee Nation; now town of that name.
Gibson, Fort, Indian Territory on Grand River.

Holmes, Fort, Indian Territory at Choteau, on the Canadian River.

Leavenworth, Camp, Indian Territory 12 miles west of Washita.
Lower Brule Agency, fort at, Dakota Fort Hale.

North Fork of the Canadian, cantonment on, Indian Territory, 70 miles from Fort Supply.

Phoenix, Camp, Indian Territory Subsequently Fort Towson.
Price, Camp, Indian Territory near Arkansas City.

Russell, Camp, Indian Territory near Fort Reno.
Radziminski, Camp, Indian Territory on Otter Creek.

Schofield, Camp, Indian Territory 7 miles southeast from Arkansas City.

Towson, Fort, Indian Territory in Choctaw Nation.

Washita, Fort, Indian Territory near False Washita River, 25 miles above its mouth.
Wayne, Fort, Indian Territory on Illinois River, near Missouri State border.
Wichita, Camp, Indian Territory Name changed to Fort Sill.

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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