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Virginia Military Forts ~ M-Z ~

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.

McClellan, Camp, Virginia near Alexandria.
McConihe Redoubt, Virginia on James River.
McGilvery, Fort, Virginia near Petersburg.
McMahon, Fort, Virginia near Petersburg.
McPherson, Fort, Virginia near Arlington.
McRae, Fort, Virginia near Poplar Grove Church.
Magruder, Fort, Virginia near Williamsburg.
Mahone, Fort, Virginia near Petersburg.
Mansfield, Camp, Virginia at Deep Creek.
Mansfield Battery, Virginia at Suffolk.
Marcy, Fort, Virginia near Chain Bridge.
Marion, Camp, Virginia at Uptons Hill.
Marshall, Battery, Virginia near Richmond.
Massachusetts, Camp, Virginia at Alexandria.
Massachusetts, Battery, Virginia at Suffolk.
Mathias Point, battery at, Virginia on Lower Potomac River.
Meikle, Fort, Virginia at Petersburg.
Misery, Camp, Virginia near Martinsburg.
Mitchell, Fort, Virginia Lunenburg County; now town of that name.
Monroe, Fort, Virginia at Old Point Comfort.
Monroe Arsenal, Fort, Virginia at Fort Monroe.
Montgomery, Battery, Virginia at Fort Monroe.
Montgomery Battery, Virginia near Suffolk.
Morton, Fort, Virginia 2 miles from Georgetown, D. C.
Morton, Fort, Virginia near Petersburg.
Morris, Fort, Virginia near Richmond.
Mount Malady, Fort, Virginia at Henrico.
Mount Vernon Battery, Virginia at Fort Hunt, Potomac River.
Mowdey Battery, Virginia near Suffolk.
Mulberry Point, fort at, Virginia James River, near Richmond.
Munsons Hill, fort on, Virginia Fort Skedaddle, 1 mile south of Falls Church.
Myer, Fort, Virginia at Arlington, on the old site of Fort Whipple.

Nansemond, Fort, Virginia near Suffolk.
Naseway Shoals, fort at, Virginia.
Nelson, Fort, Virginia on west side of Norfolk Harbor, opposite Fort Norfolk.
Newport News, fort at, Virginia Fort Butler.
Newton, Camp, Virginia in Fairfax County.
Newton, Camp, Virginia at Westpoint.
Norfolk, Fort, Virginia 1 mile north of Norfolk.
North, Fort, Virginia

Old Point Comfort, fort at, Virginia Fort Monroe.
Olmstead, Camp, Virginia near Falls Church.
One, Number, Battery, Virginia on Wormsley Creek.
Onondaga, Battery, Virginia.
O'Rourke, Fort, Virginia a defense of Washington, D. C.
Owen, Fort, Virginia at Petersburg.

Page, Fort, Virginia near Williamsburg.
Palmer, Camp, Virginia near Arlington.
Parrott, Battery, Virginia at Fort Monroe.
Parsons, Battery, Virginia at Curtis's house, near Bermuda Hundred.
Patience, Fort, Virginia at Henrico.
Pegan (or Pagan) Creek, battery at, Virginia.
Pendleton, Fort, Virginia near Romney.
Perry Battery, Virginia on the James River.
Piatt, Camp, Virginia 10 miles above Charleston.
Pickens, Camp, Virginia at Manassas Junction.
Pierpont, Camp, Virginia at Ceredo, Wayne County.
Pierpont, Camp, Virginia Prospect Hill, Fairfax County.
Pig Point, battery at, Virginia South of Newport News.
Pocahontas, Camp, Virginia near Eastville.
Pocahontas, Fort, Virginia on James River, at Wilsons Landing.
Poco, Camp, Virginia on the Kanawha River.
Poplar Grove National Cemetery, Virginia near Petersburg.
Porter, Battery, Virginia at Fort Hunt.
Possum Nose, battery at, Virginia on Potomac River, below Cockpit Point.
Potomac Creek, batteries on, Virginia on Lower Potomac.
Potter, Camp, Virginia near Bermuda Hundred.
Powhatan, Fort, Virginia on James River, near Little Brandon.
Prescott, Fort, Virginia near Petersburg.
Pruyn Battery, Virginia near Richmond.
Pungoteague Inlet, battery at, Virginia; On Chesapeake Bay.

Ramsay, Fort, Virginia a defense of Washington, D. C.
Red Redoubt, Virginia at Yorktown.
Reed, Camp, Virginia near Alexandria.
Remount, Camp, Virginia at Alexandria.
Reno, Fort, Virginia near Portsmouth.
Republic, Fort, Virginia on south fork of the Shenandoah.
Reynolds, Fort, Virginia 3 miles northwest of Alexandria.
Rice, Fort, Virginia near Petersburg.
Richardson, Fort, Virginia About 3 miles from Washington, D. C.
Richmond Arsenal, Virginia near Richmond.
Richmond, Fort, Virginia on battle ground of Fair Oaks.
Richmond National Cemetery, Virginia at Richmond.
Rip Raps, fort on the, Virginia Fort Wool.
Robinson, Battery, Virginia at Fort Hunt.
Rodgers, Battery, Virginia at Alexandria.
Rodman, Fort, Virginia near Portsmouth.
Rosecrans Battery, Virginia near Suffolk.
Royal, Fort, Virginia on Pamunkey River.
Rucker, Camp, Virginia near Falls Church.
Runyon, Fort, Virginia near the Long Bridge, opposite Washington, D. C.
Rupert, Fort, Washington on Vancouver Island.

Sacket Camp, Virginia near Alexandria.
St. John, Camp, Virginia in Fairfax County.
Sampson, Fort, Virginia near Petersburg.
Sater, Battery, Virginia at Fort Hunt.
Sawyer Battery, Virginia at Crow Nest.
Schofield, Camp, Virginia near Lynchburg.
Scott, Camp, Virginia near Alexandria.
Scott, Camp, Virginia at Carnifex Ferry.
Scott, Camp, Virginia near Cross Lane.
Scott, Fort, Virginia at Four Mile Creek.
Scott, Winfield, Fort, Virginia near Yorktown.
Sedgwick, Fort, Virginia at Petersburg; also called Fort Hell.
Seminary, Camp, Virginia near Alexandria.
Semmes Battery, Virginia on James River.
Seven-mile Reach Battery, Virginia on Appomattox River.
Seven Pines National Cemetery, Virginia in Henrico County.
Sewalls Point, fort at, Virginia Fort Boushs Bluff.
Sheridan, Camp, Virginia near Winchester.
Sheridan Point, fort at, Virginia Fort Hunt.
Shipping Point, battery at, Virginia on Potomac River.
Sickel General Hospital, Virginia at Alexandria.
Sidney, Fort, Virginia at Richmond.
Simpson, Josiah, General Hospital, Virginia near Fort Monroe.
Skedaddle, Fort, Virginia on Munsons Hill.
Slough, Camp, Virginia near Alexandria.
Slough General Hospital, Virginia at Alexandria.
Smith, C. F., Fort, Virginia near Aqueduct Bridge, Washington, D. C.
Southern Branch National Soldiers' Home Virginia, Elizabeth City County.
South Quay Battery, Virginia near Suffolk.
Spofford Battery, Virginia on James River.
Spottsylvania, fort at, Virginia.
Springdale, Camp, Virginia at Fort Albany.
Stanton, Camp, Virginia on Mason's Island, near Georgetown.
Staunton National Cemetery, Virginia at Staunton.
Steadman, Fort, Virginia near Petersburg.
Stephens, Fort, Virginia at Drurys Bluff.
Stevens, Battery, Virginia at Suffolk.
Stony Creek Station, fort at, Virginia.
Strasburg, fort at, Virginia
Strawberry Plains, battery at, Virginia.
Strong, Fort, Virginia A mile west of Aqueduct Bridge, D. C., first called Fort DeKalb.
Suffolk, Camp, Virginia At Suffolk.
Syberts Fort, Virginia On Potomac River.

Tanners Creek, battery at, Virginia Opposite Craney Island.
Tar, Fort, Virginia on Craney Island, near Norfolk.
Terrill, Camp, Virginia at Richmond.
Thomas, Fort, Virginia on Rappahannock River, 5 miles from Fredericksburg.
Tillinghast, Fort, Virginia near Arlington.
Todd, Camp, Virginia at Fort Albany.
Trial, Fort, Virginia on Smiths River.
Turnbull, Camp, Virginia at Arlington.
Tyler, Camp, Virginia at Fairfax.

Union, Fort, Virginia near Suffolk.
Urmston, Fort, Virginia at Petersburg.

Vass's Fort, Virginia
Veile, Camp, Virginia 3 miles from Norfolk.
Vernon, Camp, Virginia near Fort Ellsworth.

Wadsworth, Camp, Virginia near Langley.
Wadsworth, Fort, Virginia near Petersburg.
Wadsworth, Camp, Virginia on Uptons Hill.
Walker, Battery, Virginia.
Ward, Fort, Virginia 3 miles northwest of Alexandria.
Wards Hill, battery at, Virginia near Richmond.
Warrenton, Camp, Virginia near Sulphur Springs.
Warwick, battery at, Virginia
Weed, Fort, Virginia a defense of Washington, D. C.
Whipple, Fort, Virginia on Arlington Heights; now Fort Myer.
Whitworth, Fort, Virginia at Petersburg; also called Fort Alexander.
Wigfall, Camp, Virginia near Bull Run.
Wilcox, Battery, Virginia on James River.
Willard, Fort, Virginia near Alexandria.
Williams, Camp, Virginia near Richmond.
Williams, Fort, Virginia on Traitors Hill, near Alexandria.
Williamsburg, fort at, Virginia Fort Magruder.
Winchester National Cemetery, Virginia at Winchester.
Winder, Camp, Virginia near Richmond.
Winfield Scott, Camp, Virginia near Yorktown.
Winthrop, Camp, Virginia near Richmond.
Witchen, Battery, Virginia near Deep Bottom.
Woodbury, Fort, Virginia near Aqueduct Bridge.
Wolf Run Battery, Virginia on the Occoquan River.
Wood, Battery, Virginia on James River.
Wood, Camp, Virginia at Arlington.
Woodruff, Fort, Virginia near Portsmouth.
Wool, Fort, Virginia on the Rip Raps, near Fort Monroe.
Worth, Fort, Virginia near Alexandria.

York, Fort, Virginia on York River.
Yorktown National Cemetery, Virginia at Yorktown.
Young, Fort, West Virginia

Zabrisky, Fort, Virginia near Zabrisky River.

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Source: Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army, Volume 2, by Francis B. Heitman, Government Printing Office, 1903.

 
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