Military Forts by State

 

 

Vermont 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.

Alburgh Springs, fort at, Vermont, in Grand Isle County.
Anderson, Battery, Vermont, at Bermuda Hundred.

Baker's Blockhouse, Vermont, Same as Fort Frederick.
Battery Park, Vermont See Burlington.
Baxter General Hospital, Vermont at Burlington.
Burlington, fort at, Vermont, 1812 now known as Battery Park. New York City.

Cassin, Fort, Vermont at mouth of Otter Creek.
Castleton, fort at, Vermont Fort Warren.
Champlain Arsenal, Vermont at Vergennes.
Colchester, fort at, Vermont Fort Frederick.
Corinth, fort at, Vermont.

Dummer, Fort, Vermont on Connecticut River, at Brattleboro.

Ethan Allen, Fort, Vermont 5 miles from Burlington.

Frederick, or Fraderick, Fort, Vermont at the lower falls of the Onion River.

Independence, Fort, Vermont opposite Ticonderoga.

Mott, Fort, Vermont at Pittsford; also called Fort Vengeance.

New Haven, fort at, Vermont.
North Hero, blockhouse at, Vermont at Dutchmans Point.

Olympia, Camp, Vermont at Burlington.
Onion River, fort on, Vermont Fort Frederick.
Otter Creek, fort at, Vermont Fort Cassin.

Pecontook or Otter Creek, fort at, Vermont Fort Cassin.
Pittsford, fort at, Vermont Fort Mott.
Putney, Fort, Vermont on the Connecticut River, in Windham County.

Ranger, Fort, Vermont.
Rutland, fortifications at, Vermont.

Sloan General Hospital, Vermont at Montpelier.
Smith General Hospital, Vermont at Brattleboro.

Vengeance, Fort, Vermont See Fort Mott.
Vergennes, arsenal at, Vermont Champlain Arsenal.
Vermont State Soldiers' Home, Bennington, Vermont.

Warren, Fort, Vermont at Castleton.

 

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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