Military Forts by State

 

 

Utah 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.

Ashley, Fort, Utah on Utah Lake.

Battle Creek, Camp, Utah near Salt Lake City.
Beaver Canyon, fort at, Utah near Beaver City; Fort Cameron.

Cameron, Fort, Utah, near Beaver City.
Clarke, Fort, Utah in San Pete Valley.
Crittenden, Fort, Utah in Cedar Valley; originally called Camp Floyd.
Crossman, Camp, Utah on Salt Creek.

Douglas, Fort, Utah 3 miles east of Salt Lake City.
Du Chesne, Fort, Utah on the Uintah River, Uintah County.

Eastman, Camp, Utah on Chicken Creek.
Ephraim, Fort, Utah near Salt Lake City.

Floyd, Camp, Utah name changed to Fort Crittenden.

Gunnison, Fort, Utah at San Pete.

Hamilton, Fort, Utah
Haven, Fort, Utah in Carson Valley.
Herriam, Fort, Utah at Salt Lake.

Johnston, Fort, Utah in Cedar Valley.

Kent, Camp, Utah at Fort Douglas.
Kingston, Fort, Utah.

Murray, Camp, Utah near Peoa, 40 miles from Salt Lake City.

Paige Camp, Utah in San Pete Valley.
Porter Camp, Utah in San Pete Valley.

Rawlins, Fort, Utah near Provo City.

Scott, Camp, Utah on Blacks Fork of Green River.
Shunk, Camp, Utah 25 miles southwest of Camp Floyd.
Supply, Fort, Utah At Blacks Fork, near Fort Bridger.

Thornburgh, Fort, Utah At junction of Du Chesne and Greene rivers.
Timpanogas, Camp, Utah 6 miles from Provo.

Uintah, Fort, Utah on Uintah River.
Utah, Fort, Utah near Great Salt Salt City.

 

 

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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