Military Forts by State

 

 

Rhode Island 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.

Brentons Point, fort at, Rhode Island Fort Adams.
Brown, Fort, Rhode Island on Narragansett Bay.
Bullocks Point, battery at, Rhode Island on Narragansett Bay.
Bulls Hill, fort on, Rhode Island
Butts Hill, fort at, Rhode Island at Newport.

Canonicut, Fort, Rhode Island in Newport Harbor, on Canonicut Island.
Chostellux, Fort, Rhode Island One of the defenses of Narragansett Bay.
Coasters Island, battery on, Rhode Island.
Conanicut, Fort, Rhode Island at Newport.
Conanicut Island, Rhode Island., fort on Fort Getty.
Connell, Battery, Rhode Island at Fort Mansfield.
Cooke, Battery, Rhode Island at Fort Wetherill.
Crawford, Battery, Rhode Island at Fort Mansfield.
Crittenden, Battery, Rhode Island at Fort Wetherill.

Daniel, Fort, Rhode Island.
Denham, Fort, Rhode Island on Narragansett Bay.
Dickenson, Battery, Rhode Island at Fort Wetherill.
Dumpling Point, fortifications at, Rhode Island near Jamestown, at entrance to Narragansett Bay.
Dutch Island, fort on, Rhode Island West entrance to Narragansett Bay; Fort Greble.
Dyer, Camp, Rhode Island near East Greenwich.

Eastons Point, fort at, Rhode Island Fort Greene.

Field Point, battery at, Rhode Island Narragansett Bay.
Fogland Ferry, fort at, Rhode Island Narragansett Bay.
Fox Hill, Fort on Conanicut Island, Rhode Island Fort Getty.
Fox Point, battery at, Rhode Island near Providence.

George, Fort, Rhode Island on Goat Island, Narragansett Bay.
Getty, Fort, Rhode Island on Fox Hill, Conanicut Island.
Goat Island, fort on, Rhode Island Fort Anne, Newport Harbor.
Greble, Fort, Rhode Island on Dutch Island, Narragansett Bay, near Newport.
Greene Battery, Rhode Island at Fort Adams.
Greene, Fort, Rhode Island at Eastons Point, near Newport.
Green Hill Road batteries, Rhode Island.

Hale Battery, Rhode Island at Fort Greble.
Hallet, Camp, Rhode Island at Cranston.
Hamilton, Fort, Rhode Island on Rose Island, Newport Harbor.
Harrison, Fort, Rhode Island Narragansett Bay.
Honymans Hill, battery on, Rhode Island.
Howlands Ferry, fort at, Rhode Island Newport Harbor.

Indian Fort, Rhode Island at Kingston.
Irish's Redoubt, Rhode Island.
Island, Fort, Rhode Island in Newport Harbor.

Kettle Point, battery at, Rhode Island Narragansett Bay.
Kingston, Fort, Rhode Island Indian fort.

Louis, Fort, Rhode Island Narragansett Bay.
Lovell General Hospital, Rhode Island at Portsmouth Grove.

Mansfield, Fort, Rhode Island at Napatree Point, near Watch Hill.
Mitchell, Battery, Rhode Island at Fort Greble.

Napatree Point, fort at, Rhode Island Fort Mansfield.
Narragansett, Fort, Rhode Island near site of Kingston.
Newport Harbor, defenses of, Rhode Island.
North Point Battery, Rhode Island on Narragansett Bay.

Ogden, Battery, Rhode Island at Fort Greble.

Poposquash Neck, battery at, Rhode Island Narragansett Bay.
Providence, fort at, Rhode Island on College Hill.

Quakers Hill, post on, Rhode Island.
Queen Anne's, Fort, Rhode Island on Goat Island, subsite of Fort Walcott.

Reilly, Battery, Rhode Island at Fort Adams.
Rhode Island, Fort, Rhode Island
Rhode Island State Soldiers' Home,
Bristol, Rhode Island.
Rose Island, fort on, Rhode Island Fort Hamilton.

St. George, Fort, Rhode Island.
Sassafras Point, battery at, Rhode Island Narragansett Bay.
Sedgwick Battery, Rhode Island at Fort Greble.
Stampers Hill, fort at, Rhode Island near Providence.

Talbot, Battery, Rhode Island at Fort Adams.
Tousard, Battery, Rhode Island at Fort Getty.
Turkey Hill, redoubts at, Rhode Island.

Varnum, Battery, Rhode Island at Fort Wetherill.

Walbach, Battery, Rhode Island at Fort Wetherill.
Walcott, Fort, Rhode Island on Goat Island, Narragansett Bay.
Warwick Neck, battery at, Rhode Island.
Washington, Fort, Rhode Island See Fort George.
Wetherill, Fort, Rhode Island on Conanicut Island, Narragansett Bay.
Wolcott, Fort, Rhode Island on Goat Island, Newport Harbor.
Wooster, Battery, Rhode Island at Fort Mansfield.

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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