Utah 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
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.
Utah on Utah Lake.
Camp, Utah near Salt Lake City.
Beaver Canyon, fort at, Utah near Beaver City; Fort Cameron.
Fort, Utah, near Beaver City.
Clarke, Fort, Utah in San Pete Valley.
Crittenden, Fort, Utah in Cedar Valley; originally called Camp
Crossman, Camp, Utah on Salt Creek.
Fort, Utah 3 miles east of Salt Lake City.
Du Chesne, Fort, Utah on the Uintah River, Uintah County.
Camp, Utah on Chicken Creek.
Ephraim, Fort, Utah near Salt Lake City.
Utah name changed to Fort Crittenden.
Fort, Utah at San Pete.
Haven, Fort, Utah in Carson Valley.
Herriam, Fort, Utah at Salt Lake.
Fort, Utah in Cedar Valley.
Utah at Fort Douglas.
Kingston, Fort, Utah.
Utah near Peoa, 40 miles from Salt Lake City.
Utah in San Pete Valley.
Porter Camp, Utah in San Pete Valley.
Fort, Utah near Provo City.
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.
Fort, Utah At junction of Du Chesne and Greene rivers.
Timpanogas, Camp, Utah 6 miles from Provo.
Utah on Uintah River.
Utah, Fort, Utah near Great Salt Salt City.
Source: Historical Register and
Dictionary of the United States Army, Volume 2, by Francis B.
Heitman, Government Printing Office, 1903.