Military Forts by State

 

 

Indiana 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.

Blunt, Fort, Indiana, Near Fort Gibson.
Branch, Fort, Indiana in Gibson County; now town of that name.

Carrington, Camp, Indiana at Indianapolis.
Clark, Fort, Indiana opposite Louisville, Kentucky.
Crown Hill National Cemetery, Indiana at Jeffersonville.

Davis, Fort, Indiana.
Dumont, Camp, Indiana near Indianapolis.

Harrison, Fort, Indiana near Terre Haute.
Holt, Joe, Camp, Indiana at Jeffersonville.

Indianapolis Arsenal, Indiana at Indianapolis.
Indiana State Soldiers' Home at Lafayette.

Jeffersonville Quartermaster Depot, Indiana at Jeffersonville.
Joe Holt, Camp, Indiana at Jeffersonville.

Knox, Fort, Indiana at Vincennes.

Marion Branch National Military Home, Indiana Grant County.
Miami Fort, Indiana Present site of Fort Wayne.
Morton, Camp, Indiana near Indianapolis.
Mount, Camp, Indiana at Indianapolis.

New Albany National Cemetery Indiana at New Albany.
Noble, Camp, Indiana near New Albany.

Ohio Falls, fort at, Indiana Opposite Louisville, Kentucky.
Ouatanon, or Ouiatenon, or Ouachtanon, Fort, Indiana, on Wabash River, near Lafayette.

Reynolds, Joe, Camp, Indiana near Indianapolis.
Ritner, Fort, Indiana Lawrence County; now town of that name.

Sackville, Fort, Indiana at Vincennes.
St. Vincent, Fort, Indiana at Vincennes.
Shanks, Camp, Indiana at Indianapolis.
Sherman, Camp, Indiana at Jeffersonville.
Sullivan, Camp, Indiana Near Indianapolis.

Vajen, Camp, Indiana at Indianapolis.
Vigo, Camp, Indiana at Terre Haute.
Virginia, Camp, Indiana at White Sulphur Springs.

Wabash, Fort, Indiana mouth of Wabash River.
Wade, Camp, Indiana, near Lisbon.
Wayne, Fort, Indiana on Maumee River; present site of town of that name.

 

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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