Military Forts by State

 

 

New York Military Forts ~ M-Z ~

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.

McDougall General Hospital, New York at Fort Schuyler.
McDougall, Battery, New York New York City, near Trinity Church.
McGowans Pass, fortifications at, New York.
McKean, Fort, New York 56 miles west of Albany.
Madison Barracks, New York at Sacket Harbor.
Mahan Battery, New York at Fort Totten.
Maine, Camp, New York in New York City.
Manhattan Island, forts on, New York.
Manhattanville, redoubts at, New York.
Marcy, Fort, New York
Masonic, Redoubt, New York at Brooklyn.
Maxey, Fort, New York on Blackwells Island.
Meigs, Fort, New York.
Michie, Fort, New York on Great Gull Island, 12 miles from New London, Connecticut.
Middle Ground, fort on, New York New York Harbor.
Minnisink, Fort, New York in Orange County.
Mike, Fort, New York at Point Lobos, San Francisco Harbor.
Miller, Fort, New York Washington County; now town of that name.
Millrock, fort at, New York In the middle of East River, at the mouth of Harlem River.
Mohawk Castle, Fort, New York at Danube
Mohawk River, camp on, New York At mouth of Mohawk.
Mohican, Fort, New York near Manhattan.
Montgomery, Fort, New York on Hudson River, 6 miles below West Point.
Montgomery, Fort, New York at Rouses Point.
Moon Battery, New York.
Moreau, Fort, New York near Plattaburg.
Morton, Battery, New York on Staten Island, at Fort Wadsworth.
Moses Creek, camp at, New York Hudson River, 5 miles from Fort Edward.
Mount Defiance, Fort, New York near Ticonderoga.
Mount Hope, Battery, New York at Mount Hope.
Mount Independence, fort on, New York near Lake Champlain.
Mount Independence, fort on, New York Fort Putnam, at West Point.
Mud, Fort, New York at Sacket Harbor.

Nassau, Fort, New York on Castle Island, Hudson River.
Neck, Fort, New York On Long Island.
Negro, Fort, New York In southeast part of State.
Neilson, Fort, New York Near Bemis Heights.
Newport, Fort, New York near Mohawk River.
Newton, Fort, New York On Staten Island, at Fort Wadsworth.
Newtown, fort at, New York
New Utrecht Point, fort at, New York
New York Arsenal, New York on Governors Island.
New York State Soldiers' Home, Bath and Oxford, New York.
Niagara, Fort, New York at mouth of Niagara, 1 mile from Youngstown.
Nicholson, Fort, New York on Hudson River, near Lake George, supposed to be same as Fort Edward.
North, Battery, New York at Fort Michie.
North Castle, fortifications, New York.
North Cliff, Battery, New York.
North River, battery on, New York New York City.
Nutter's Battery, New York Near McGowans Pass.

Oblong Redoubt, New York near West Point.
Oneida, fort at, New York Fort Bull.
Ontario, Fort, New York at Oswego, on site of old Fort Pepperell.
Onyades, Fort, New York.
Orange (1), Fort, New York at Bowling Green.
Orange (2), Fort, New York at Albany.
Osao, Fort, New York at Auburn.
Oswegatchie, Fort, New York Near Ogdensburg.
Oswego, Fort, New York present site of Fort Ontario; originally Fort Pepperell.
Ox, Fort, New York near source of Allegheny.
Oyster Bay, cantonment at, New York on Long Island.
Oyster Island Battery, New York on Ellis Island.

Palmer Battery, New York At Fort Michie.
Paris, Fort, New York at Stone Arabia, Mohawk Valley.
Pecks Slip, redoubt at, New York New York City.
Pepperell, Fort, New York Present site of Fort Ontario.
Pike, Fort, New York Near Sacket Harbor.
Pike's Cantonment, New York 3 miles west of Plattsburg.
Piper Battery, New York At Fort Hamilton.
Pitt, Fort, New York New York City.
Plain, Fort, New York Montgomery County; on Mohawk River, near mouth of Oquago Creek; now town of that name, on the New York Central Railroad.
Plank, Fort, New York on Mohawk River, about 10 miles northwest of Fort Plain.
Plattsburg Barracks, New York at Plattsburg.
Plumb Island, fort at, New York Fort Terry.
Plume, Joseph W., Camp, New York at Buffalo.
Plum Point, Fort, New York on Hudson River.
Point of Rocks, battery at, New York near Harlem.
Pompey, fort at, New York Ancient fortifications at.
Pooplopens Kill, Fort, New York. In the Highlands.
Porter, Fort, New York at Buffalo.
Presentation, Fort, New York At Ogdensburg.
Prince, Fort, New York At Kings Bridge.
Prince Charles, Redoubt, New York on Valentines Hill, southeastern part of the State.
Prince Maurice, Fort, New York on Hudson River.
Putnam, Fort, New York On Mount Independence, West Point.

Red Hook, battery at, New York Southwest corner of Long Island.
Reed, Fort, New York in Schoharie County.
Reme Snyder's Blockhouse, New York Northeast of Little Falls.
Rensselaer, Fort, New York at Canajoharie, in Mohawk Valley.
Richmond, Fort, New York on Staten Island; now Fort Wadsworth.
Richmond, Battery, New York at Fort Wadsworth.
Rickey, Fort, New York.
Rikers Island, draft depot at, New York.
Rome Arsenal, New York At Rome.
Rouses Point, fort at, New York Fort Montgomery.
Royal Blockhouse, New York East end of Oneida Lake.
Royal Blockhouse, New York On Wood Creek.
Rutgers Hill, Battery, New York New York City.

Sacandaga, blockhouse at, New York in Schoharie County.
Sacket Harbor, post at, New York Madison Barracks.
St. Anne, Fort, New York Isle La Motte, Lake Champlain; also called Fort La Motte.
St. George, Fort, New York at Smiths Point, on Long Island, near Mastic.
St. Frederic, Fort, New York on Lake Champlain, near Crownpoint.
St. John, Fort, New York
St. Joseph's General Hospital in New York City.
St. Marys General Hospital, New York At Rochester.
Salonga, Fort, New York Suffolk County; now town of that name.
Salt Meadow, fort at, New York
Sampson, Camp, New York At Kingston.
Sandy Creek, old fort on, New York near Lake Ontario.
Sarasto, Fort, New York on Hudson River; also called Fort George.
Saratoga, Fort, New York At Saratoga.
Schenectady, Fort, New York near Schenectady.
Schlosser, Fort, New York On Niagara River, 1/2 mile west of mouth of Gill Creek.
Schuyler, Fort, New York at Throgs Neck, New York Harbor.
Schuyler (old), Fort, New York at Rome.
Scott, Fort, New York at Plattsburg.
Sisters of Charity General Hospital, New York At Buffalo.
Skenesborough, Fort, New York at Lake Champlain; present site of Whitehall.
Slocum, Fort, New York on Davids Island, near New Rochelle.
Slongo, Fort, New York Near present site of Smithtown.
Slucher, Fort, New York 1 mile above Niagara Falls.
Smith's Cantonment, New York West of Fort Tompkins.
South Battery, New York on Governors Island.
South Cliff, battery at, New York on Staten Island.
South Mortar, Battery, New York on Staten Island.
Southeast Battery, New York on Governors Island.
Spencer, Redoubt, New York New York City.
Sprague, Camp, New York on Staten Island.
Stanwix, Fort, New York At Rome.
Steele, Battery, New York at Fort Terry.
Stenix, Fort, New York Same as Stanwix.
Stevens, Fort, New York At Hallets Point, New York Harbor.
Stirling, Fort, New York at Brooklyn Heights.
Stoneman, Battery, New York at Fort Terry.
Stony Point, Fort, New York Hudson River.
Stony Point, fort on, New York In the St. Lawrence.
Strong, Camp, New York At Troy.
Stuart, Battery, New York At Fort Totten.
Sugar Hill, or Sugar Loaf Hill, Battery, New York Between Lakes George and Champlain.
Sullivan, Fort, New York At Elmira.
Summer, Battery, New York At Fort Totteri.
Swift, Fort, New York At Brooklyn.
Swift, Camp, New York At West Point
Swords House, camp at, New York Near Saratoga.

Tellers Point, fort at, New York Mouth of Croton River.
Ten Eyk's Wharf, battery at, New York, New York City.
Terry, Fort, New York on Plum Island, Long Island Sound.
Thompson's Battery, New York at Horns Hook.
Throgs Neck, fort at, New York Fort Schuyler.
Ticonderoga, Fort, New York on Lake Champlain; originally called Fort Carrilow.
Tierandequat, fort at, New York See Irondequoit.
Tompkins, Fort, New York On Staten Island, at Fort Wadsworth.
Tompkins, Fort, New York At Plattsburg.
Tompkins, Fort, New York At Sacket Harbor.
Totten, Fort, New York At Willets Point.
Townsend, Camp, New York At Peekskill.
Trinity Church, battery at, New York New York City.
Tryon, Fort, New York New York City.

Upper, Fort, New York at Fulton.

Van Rensselaer, Fort, New York At Canajoharie.
Van Rensselaer, Fort, New York At Ogdensburg.
Van Schaicks Island, camp on, New York Junction of Mohawk and Hudson.
Verplancks Point, forte at, New York Forts Lafayette and Fayette.
Virginia, Fort, New York at Sacket Harbor.
Volunteer, Fort, New York at Sacket Harbor.

Wadsworth, Fort, New York, on Staten Island, at The Narrows; first called Fort Richmond.
Washington, Fort, New York in New York City.
Waterbury's Battery, New York in New York City.
Watervliet Arsenal, New York at West Troy.
Webb, Fort, New York near West Point.
Weed, Battery, New York at Fort Wadsworth.
West Head, battery at, New York
West Point, Military Academy at, New York.
Whitehall, blockhouse at, New York.
Wilhelmus, Fort, New York In Hudson River.
Wikoff, Camp, New York At Montauk.
Willets Point, fort at, New York Fort Totten.
William Augustus, Fort, New York Near Ogdensburg.
William Hendrick, Fort, New York At Bowling Green, New York City.
William Henry, Fort, New York South end of Lake George.
Williams, Castle, New York On Governors Island.
Williams, Fort, New York On Mohawk River.
Winslow, Fort, New York Hudson River, above Mohawk.
Wood, Fort, New York On Bedloes Island.
Woodlawn National Cemetery, New York At Elmira.
Wright, H. G., Fort, New York on Fishers Island; eastern entrance to Long Island Sound.
Wyllys, Fort, New York on Hudson River, near West Point.

Zimmerman, Fort, New York at St. Johnsville.

New York Military Forts A - L

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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