Military Forts by State

 

 

 North Carolina 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.

Amory, Fort, North Carolina, at Newbern.
Anderson, Fort, North Carolina, at Newbern, on the site of old Fort St. Philip.

Bagley, Battery, North Carolina, at Fort Caswell.
Barnwell, Fort, North Carolina in Craven County; now town of that name.
Bartow, Fort, North Carolina on Roanoke Island.
Beacon Island Reservation, North Carolina at Mouth of Ocracoke Inlet.
Beaufort, Fort, North Carolina at Topsail Inlet, 15 miles from Wilmington.
Blanchard, Fort, North Carolina on Roanoke Island; name changed to Fort Parke.
Bogue Point, fort at, North Carolina on Bogue Island; Fort Macon.
Bomford, Camp, North Carolina at Raleigh.
Botany Bay Island, tort at, North Carolina North Edisto.
Branch, Fort, North Carolina.
Brown, Fort, North Carolina near Newbern.
Briggs, Camp, North Dakota at Fargo.
Buchanan, Battery, North Carolina near Fort Fisher.
Burnside, Fort, North Carolina on Roanoke Island.
Butler, Fort, North Carolina in Cherokee County.

Campbell, Fort, North Carolina, near Wilmington.
Cape Fear, fort at, North Carolina Fort Johnston.
Caswell, Fort, North Carolina on Oak Island, Cape Fear River.
Caswell, Battery, North Carolina at Fort Caswell.
Chissel, Fort, North Carolina on New River.
Clark, Fort, North Carolina at Hatteras inlet.
Cobb, Fort, North Carolina at Cobbs Point, near Elizabeth City.
Cobbs Hill, redoubt at, North Carolina Redoubt Zabriski.
Comfort, Fort, North Carolina near Plymouth.
Cunningham, Fort, North Carolina.

Dan Russell, Camp, North Carolina at Raleigh.
Defiance, Fort, North Carolina on Roanake Island.
De Monteil, Battery, North Carolina on Shallow Bag Bay.
Dixie, Fort, North Carolina near Newbern.
Dobbs, Fort, North Carolina 20 miles north of Salisbury.

Fayetteville Arsenal, North Caroline at Fayetteville.
Federal Point, fort at, North Caroline Fort Fisher.
Fisher, Fort, North Caroline on Federal Point, mouth of Cape Fear River.
Flagler, Battery, North Caroline near Fort Macon.
Flag Pond Hill, Battery, North Caroline near Wilmington.
Forrest, Fort, North Carolina on Roanoke Island.
Foster General Hospital, North Caroline at Newbern.
Foster, Fort, North Caroline on Roanoke Island.
French, Fort, North Caroline near Wilmington.

Gaston, Fort, North Carolina at Newbern.
Granville, Fort, North Carolina at Portsmouth.
Gray, Fort, North Carolina Roanoke River, near Plymouth.

Half Moon Batteries, North Carolina at Wilmington.
Hammond General Hospital, North Carolina at Beaufort.
Hampton, Fort, North Carolina on present site of Fort Macon.
Hatteras, Fort, North Carolina at Hatteras Inlet.
Heath, Camp, North Carolina at Morganton.
Hembree, Fort North Carolina in Cherokee County.
Hendrel, Fort, North Carolina.
Hillsboro, camp at, North Carolina in Orange County.
Hills Point, battery at, North Carolina near Washington, Beaufort County.
Huger, Fort, North Carolina on Roanoke Island.
Hyde, Fort, North Carolina at Old Topsail Inlet.

Jack, Fort, North Carolina near Wilmington.
Johnston, Fort, North Carolina near Southport.

Lamb, Battery, North Carolina at Wilmington.
Landing, Fort, North Carolina Tyrrell County; now town of that name.
Lane, Fort, North Carolina at Newbern.
Lane's Fort, North Carolina on Roanoke Island.
Lee, Fort, North Carolina on Cape Fear River.
Lookout, Fort, North Carolina near Fort Fisher.

McDonough, Battery, North Carolina at Fort Caswell.
McKavett, Battery, North Carolina at Fort Caswell.
Macon, Fort, North Carolina on Bogue Island, Beaufort Harbor.
Madison, Battery, North Carolina at Fort Caswell.
Mansfield General Hospital, North Carolina at Moorehead.
Mill Creek, Redoubt, North Carolina at Plymouth.
Monteil, Battery, North Carolina on Roanoke Island.
Montgomery, Fort, North Carolina in Cherokee County.
Moores Creek Bridge, works at, North Carolina.
Morgan, Fort, North Carolina on south side of Ocracoke Inlet.
Mound, Battery, North Carolina near Fort Fisher.

Nahucke, Fort, North Carolina in Greene County.
New Berne National Cemetery, North Carolina at Newbern.
North Carolina Arsenal, North Carolina at Fayetteville.

Oak Island, fort on, North Carolina Fort Caswell.
Old Topsail Inlet, Fort, North Carolina See Topsail Inlet, old.
Oak Point, Fort, North Carolina at Wilmington.
Ockracoke Inlet, fort at, North Carolina. Fort Morgan.
Oregon, Fort, North Carolina at Ocracoke Inlet.

Palmer, Camp, North Carolina near Newbern.
Parke, Fort, North Carolina on Roanoke Island.
Pierce, Camp, North Carolina at Newbern.
Plymouth, defenses of, North Carolina.
Pond Hill, Battery, North Carolina near Fort Fisher.
Portsmouth, battery at, North Carolina at Portsmouth.

Raleigh National Cemetery, North Carolina at Raleigh.
Ramsours Mill, camp near, North Carolina in Lincoln County, 1780.
Reeves Point, fortifications on, North Carolina near Wilmington.
Reno, Camp, North Carolina at Newbern.
Reno, Fort, North Carolina on Roanoke Island.
Roanoke, fort at, North Carolina.
Roanoke Island, forts on, North Carolina Forts Barton, Blanchard, Burnside, Defiance, Ellis, Forrest, Foster, Huger, Lane, Monteil, Parke, Reno, Russell, and Sullivan.
Rodmans Point, battery at, North Carolina near Washington.
Rowan, Fort, North Carolina near Newbern.
Russell, Battery, North Carolina on Roanoke Island.
Russell, Dan, Camp, North Carolina at Raleigh.

St. Philip, Fort, North Carolina at Old Brunswick, Cape Fear River.
Salisbury National Cemetery, North Carolina at Salisbury.
Shallow bag Bay, Fort, North Carolina on Roanoke Island.
Shaw, Fort, North Carolina at Wilmington.
Shipp, Battery, North Carolina at Fort Caswell.
Skidaway, Battery, North Carolina on Wilmington River.
Smith, Fort, North Carolina near Fort Fisher.
Smiths Island, battery on, North Carolina Mouth of Cape Fear River.
Spinola, Fort, North Carolina near Newbern.
Stanley General Hospital, North Carolina at Newbern.
Stephens, Fort, North Carolina at Newbern.
Stephenson, Fort, North Carolina at Newbern.
Strong, Fort, North Carolina Near Wilmington.
Sugar Loaf Battery, North Carolina Near Wilmington.
Sullivan, Fort, North Carolina On Roanoke Island.
Sweet, Camp, North Carolina At Raleigh.
Sweet, Camp, North Carolina At Salisbury.
Swift, Battery, North Carolina At Fort Caswell.

Tar River, fort on, North Carolina in Edgecombe County.
Thompson, Fort, North Carolina, Near Newbern.
Thompson, Fort, North Dakota on Missouri River at Crow Creek Agency.
Thomas, Geo. H., Fort, North Dakota Name changed to Fort Pembina.

Union Point, battery at, North Carolina near Newbern.

Vaux's Fort, North Carolina on Roanoke River.

Warren, Fort, North Carolina at Plymouth.
Washington, Camp, North Carolina, at Portsmouth.
Washington, Fort, North Carolina at Washington.
Wessells, Fort, North Carolina at Plymouth.
William, Fort, North Carolina near Plymouth.
Wilmington National Cemetery, North Carolina at Wilmington.
Winfield, Camp, North Carolina near Hatteras Inlet.
Wool, Camp, North Carolina near Hatteras Inlet.

Zabriski's Redoubt, North Carolina on Cobbs Hill.
Zeekes Island, battery on, North Carolina Mouth of Cape Fear River.

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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