Military Forts by State

 

 

New York Military Forts ~ A-L ~

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.

Albany, Fort, New York, on Hudson River, near present site of Albany.
Alven, Fort, New York, in Cherry Valley.
Amsterdam, Fort, New York, at New York City.
Andaraque, Fort, New York, on Lake Champlain.
Anill, Fort, New York at New York City.
Ann, Fort, New York on Wood Creek, in Washington County; now town of that name.
Anthony Nose, works at, New York.
Anne, Fort, Rhode Island at Newport, on Goat Island.
Arnold, Fort, New York at West Point.
Astoria, battery at, New York, on Long Island.
Au Fer, Fort, New York, on Lake Champlain.
Aurenea, Fort, New York, at Albany.
Ayres, Battery, New York, at Fort Wadsworth.

Bacon, Battery, New York, at Fort Wadsworth.
Badlam's Battery, New York, in New York City.
Baker, Battery, New York, at Fort Totten.
Barbette Battery, New York New York City.
Barbour, Battery, New York at Fort Wadsworth.
Barlow, Battery, New York at Fort H. G. Wright.
Barry, Battery, New York at Fort Wadsworth.
Bartletts Point, battery at, New York on French Creek.
Batterskill, camp on the, New York
Bayards Hill, battery at, New York New York City.
Bedloes Island, fort on, New York Now Fort Wood.
Beecher, Battery, New York At Fort Schuyler.
Beekmans Slip, redoubt at, New York New York City.
Bell, Battery, New York at Fort Schuyler.
Bemis Heights, fortifications at, New York on Hudson River, near Stillwater.
Bender, Fort, New York at Rochester.
Benjamin, Battery, New York at Fort Michie.
Black, Camp, New York at Hempsted.
Black Rock, fort at, New York at Buffalo; now Fort Porter.
Blackwells Island, fort on, New York Fort Maxey.
Bloomingdale, Fort, New York at Bloomingdale.
Bloomingdale, Fort, New York at Bloomingdale.
Blockhouse Point, blockhouse at, New York.
Boswick, blockhouses at, New York on Long Island.
Box, Fort, New York at Brooklyn.
Boyds Island, blockhouse on, New York.
Bradford, Battery, New York at Fort Terry.
Brewington, or Brewerton, fort, New York. On Lake Oneida.
Broadway Barracks, New York, New York City.
Brown, Harvey, Battery, New York See Harvey Brown.
Brown, Fort, New York Near Plattsburg.
Buffalo Barracks, New York at Buffalo.
Buffalo, fort at, New York Fort Porter.
Bulls Ferry, blockhouse at, New York on North River.
Bull, Fort, New York on Wood Creek, 2 miles from Rome.
Bunker Hill, Fort, New York New York City.
Buns Hill, battery at, New York near Fort Constitution, at West Point.
Burgoyne, Camp, New York at Saratoga.
Burke, Battery, New York at Fort Hamilton.
Burlings Slip, fort at, New York City
Burnet, Fort, New York at Oswego.
Bute, Fort, New York Near Fort Stanwix, at Rome.
Butterfield, Battery, New York at Fort H. G. Wright.

Cahaniaga, or Caughnawaga, Fort, New York.
Caldwell, fort at, New York Fort William Henry.
Cahunke, Fort, North Carolina, 40 miles southwest of Snowhill.
Canagora, Fort, New York on Mohawk River.
Canajohara, Fort, New York Same as Canagora.
Canby, Camp, New York in New York City.
Cannatchocari, Fort, New York on Mohawk River.
Capsey, Battery, New York at New York City.
Carillon, Fort, New York on Lake George. (See Ticonderoga.)
Castle Garden, camp at in New York City.
Castle Island, fort on, New York near Albany; Fort Nassau.
Castle Williams, New York on Governors Island.
Chain, Battery, New York at Highlands, West Point.
Charles, Fort, New York at Kingsbridge.
Chatterton Hill, batteries on, New York New York City.
Chauncey, Fort, New York at Sacket Harbor.
Chemung, Camp, New York at Elmira.
Chenectedi, Fort, New York See Fort Corlar, Schenectady.
Chonaguen, Fort, New York Now Fort Oswego.
Claverack, Fort, New York.
Clinton, Castle, New York at New York City; now known as Castle Garden.
Clinton, Fort, New York at West Point.
Clinton, Battery, New York at Fort H. G. Wright.
Clyde, Fort, New York Freys Bush, 2 miles southwest of Fort Plain.
Cobble Hill, Fort, New York at Brooklyn.
Cobbleskill, blockhouse at, New York.
Cock Hill, Fort, New York at New York City.
Coenties Battery, New York New York City.
Columbus, Fort, New York on Governors Island.
Conogohery, fort at, New York Fort Rensselaer.
Constitution, Fort, New York on the Hudson River, opposite West Point.
Cork Screw, Fort, New York on Long Island; name changed to Fort Swift.
Corlaers Hook, fort at, New York.
Couty, Fort, New York at mouth of Niagara River.
Covington, Fort, New York Franklin County; now town of that name.
Cox Hill, Redoubt, New York at New York City.
Cralo, Fort, New York on Hudson River, above Albany.
Craven, Fort, New York in Oneida County.
Crown Point, battery at, New York at Corlears Hook, New York City.
Crown Point, fort at, New York Fort Frederick, on Lake Champlain.
Cumberland Head, works at, New York.
Cummings, Redoubt, New York on Long Island, near Brooklyn.
Cuyler's Sugarhouse, magazine at, New York, New York City.
Cypress Hills National Cemetery, New York, at Brooklyn.

Dalghton, Fort, New York Possibly intended for Fort Dayton.
Danube, Fort, New York a stockade fort.
Davids Island, Depot, etc., New York Now Fort Slocum.
Dayton, Fort, New York on Mohawk River, at Herkimer.
DeCamp General Hospital, New York on Davids Island.
Defiance, Fort, New York at Red Hook.
Defiance, Fort, New York Opposite Ticonderoga.
Delancy, Fort, New York on Bergen Neck.
Delphi, fortifications at, New York.
Denonville, Fort, New York near Niagara Falls.
Diamond, Fort, New York now Fort Lafayette.
Dix, Battery, New York at Fort Wadsworth.
Dobbs Ferry, fort at, New York on the Hudson River.
Doubleday Battery, New York at Fort Hamilton.
Do-ve-gat, Camp, New York at Coveville.
Duane, Battery, New York at Fort Wadsworth.
Du Boise, Fort, New York at Catskill.
Dutchess, Camp, New York at Poughkeepsie.
Dutton, Battery, New York at Fort H. G. Wright.

East, Fort, New York near Oswego.
East Bank, fort at, New York New York Harbor.
Edward, Fort, New York on Hudson River, at mouth of Edward Creek, Washington County; now town of that name.
Ellisburg, fortifications at, New York.
Emory Upton, Battery, New York at Fort Wadsworth.
Ellis Island, fort on, New York Fort Gibson.
Esopus, fort at, New York.

Fayette, Fort, New York at Verplanck Point, 3 miles below Peekskill.
Fireman, Fort, New York at Brooklyn.
Fish, Fort, New York on Manhattan Island at Harlem.
Fish Creek, fort at, New York at Saratoga Springs.
Fishers Island, fort on, New York Fort H. G. Wright.
Fishkill Barracks, New York at Fishkill.
Flatbush, redoubt at, New York.
Fly Slip, breastworks at, New York, New York City.
Fordham Heights, camp at New York.
Four Mile Point, Camp, New York near Ticonderoga.
Franklin, Fort, New York on Long Island, at Lloyds Neck.
Fraser, Battery, New York at Fort Slocum.
Frederick, Fort, New York at Albany.
Frederick, Fort, New York at Crownpoint.
French's Mills, Post, New York on Sand River, Franklin County.
French's Creek, Fort, New York at Oswego.

Gage, Fort, New York on Lake George.
Gaines, Fort, New York at Plattsburg.
Gaines, Fort, New York at West Point.
Gansevoort. Battery, New York at Fort Schuyler.
Gansevoort, Fort, New York New York City, at foot of Twelfth and Gansevoort streets.
Gardiners Bay, fort at, New York on Long Island Sound.
George, Fort, New York at New York City.
George, Fort, New York on Long Island.
George, Fort, New York at Oswego.
German Flats, forts on, New York Forts Dayton, Herkimer, and Stanwix.
Gibson, Fort, New York on Ellis Island.
Gillmore Battery, New York at Fort Hamilton.
Governors Island, fornications on, New York Fort Columbus and Castle Williams.
Gowanus Bay, redoubts at, New York.
Graham, Battery, New York at Fort Totten.
Grand Battery, New York at Bowling Green.
Grant, Camp, New York in New York City.
Grant General Hospital, New York at Willets Point.
Great Gull Island, fort on, New York Fort Michie.
Greene, Fort, New York at Brooklyn.
Greenburg, Camp, New York at Tarrytown.
Greenbush, cantonment at, New York
Grenadier Battery, New York at New York City.
Griffin, Battery, New York at Fort Hamilton.
Guenther, Camp, New York at the Exposition Grounds, Buffalo, 1901.

Half Moon post, New York 14 miles above Stillwater.
Halletts Point, fort at, New York Fort Stevens.
Halt Mond, Fort, New York.
Hamilton, Fort, New York New York Harbor, at the Narrows.
Hardin, Camp, New York at Sand Lake.
Hardy, Fort, New York Hudson River, Schuylerville.
Hareniger, Fort, New York Same as Fort Herkimer.
Harkeman or Harkimer, Fort, New York Same as Fort Herkimer.
Harlem Heights, fort at, New York at New York City.
Harrison, Fort, New York North of Mohawk River, near Stone Arabia.
Harts or Hart Island depot, New York New York Harbor.
Harvey Brown, Battery, New York at Fort Hamilton.
Haskin, Battery, New York at Fort Slocum.
Havenger or Haveniger, Fort, New York Same as Fort Herkimer.
Havers Island, fortifications on, New York at mouth of the Mohawk River.
Hazzard, Battery, New York at Fort Schuyler.
Hell Gate, defenses of, New York on East River.
Hempstead, camp at, New York on Long Island; Camp Black.
Hendrick, Fort, New York on Mohawk River, 30 miles below Herkimer.
Henry, Fort, New York on Lake George.
Herkimer, Fort, New York on Mohawk River, at Herkimer.
H. G. Wright, Fort, New York on Fishers Island, eastern entrance to Long Island.
Highlands, fortifications on, New York on Hudson River.
Hill, Fort, New York at Auburn.
Hill, Fort, New York at Buffalo.
Hill, Fort, New York at Elmira.
Hill, Fort, New York in Genesee County.
Hill, Fort, New York in Highland County; now town of that name.
Hope, Fort, New York.
Horn, Fort, New York near Bloomingdale.
Horns Hook, battery at, New York New York City; Battery Thompson.
Hunter, Fort, New York on Mohawk River, at mouth of Schoharie Creek, Montgomery County; now town of that name.
Howe, Fort, New York on Lake Champlain, near Ticonderoga.
Howe, Camp, New York Scarsdale, Westchester County.
Hubert Street, Battery, New York, New York City.
Hudson, Battery, New York at Fort Wadsworth, on Staten Island.
Hunt Barracks, New York at New York City.

Independence, Fort, New York on Hudson River, near Peekskill.
Independence, Fort, New York on Tetards Hill, between Kings Bridge and Yonkers.
Independent Battery, New York at New York City.
Indian Fort, New York.
Ingoldsby, Fort, New York on Hudson River, in Saratoga County.
Ira Harris General Hospital, New York at Albany.
Irondequoit, Fort, New York Lake Ontario, at mouth of Irondequoit Bay.
Ironsides, Camp, New York on Staten Island.
Iroquois, Fort, New York.
Island Point, fort at, New York on Lake Champlain.

Jackson, Fort, New York in St. Lawrence County; now town of that name.
James, Fort, New York at New York City.
Jay, Fort, New York on Governors Island; present site of Fort Columbus.
Jefferson Barracks, New York
Jefferson, Fort, New York
Jeffreys Hook, battery at, New York.
Jersey, Battery, New York New York City, near North River, between Reade and Duane streets.
Jersey, Fort, New York at Port Jervis.
Johnson, Fort, New York on Mohawk River, about 3 miles west of Amsterdam.
Johnstown, Fort, New York in Schoharie County.
Jones Hill, battery at, New York New York City.

Kasonda, Fort, New York Same as Fort Onondaga.
Keene, Fort, New York.
Keifer, Camp, New York At Troy.
Kelly, Battery, New York at Fort Terry.
Kentucky, Fort, New York Near Sacket Harbor.
Keyser, Fort, New York In Montgomery County.
Kienuka, Fort, New York Near Lewiston; Indian fort.
Kinderhook, forts at, New York.
King, Fort, New York
King, Battery, New York at Fort Totten.
Kings Bridge, fort at, New York Fort Independence.
Kinney, Battery, New York at Fort Slocum.
Kniphausen, Fort, New York On Manhattan Island.
Kouari, Fort, New York on Mohawk River, near German Flats; afterwards known as Fort Herkimer.

Ladies' Home General Hospital at New York City.
Lafayette, Fort, New York in New York Harbor, at the Narrows; first called Fort Diamond.
Lafayette, Fort, New York At Verplancks Point, on the Hudson River, opposite Stonypoint.
Laight, Fort, New York at New York City, on the heights northwest of the present Central Park.
La Motte Island, fort on, New York on Lake Champlain; Fort St. Anne.
La Presentation, Fort, New York At Ogdensburg.
La Rigolle, Fort, New York.
Laurel Hill, battery on, New York New York City.
Lawrence, Fort, New York at Brooklyn.
Les Sables, Fort, New York on Niagara River.
Lewis, Fort, New York.
Lloyd Neck, fort at, New York on Long Island.
Lower Fort, New York in Schoharie Valley.
Lydius, or Lydus, Fort, New York On Orange River.
Lyman, Fort, New York on Hudson River, near Lake George; afterwards called Fort Edward.

New York Military Forts M - Z

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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