Unknown State Military Forts
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
The data available for consultation are known to be incomplete,
and may be erroneous in some instances.
Dakota on Missouri River, at the Lower Brule Agency.
American Fur Company's fort.
Mexico, camp opposite, Texas, now Fort Brown.
National Cemetery, Mexico. City of Mexico.
fort on, Dakota Fort Phil Kearny.
Dakota, On Missouri River, 5 miles above mouth of Cheyenne
River, and the new Fort Sully, 20 miles below mouth of Cheyenne
Battery See Emory Upton.
Source: Historical Register and
Dictionary of the United States Army, Volume 2, by Francis B.
Heitman, Government Printing Office, 1903.