Military Forts by State



Nevada 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.

Carlin, reservation at, Nevada.
Churchill, Fort, Nevada, on Carson River, in Churchill County.

Dun Glen, Camp, Nevada in Humboldt County.

Halleck, Fort, Nevada in Elko County; now town of that name, 12 miles south of Halleck Station.

McDermit, Fort, Nevada on Quinns River, in Humboldt County.
McGarry, Camp, Nevada at Summit Springs, Lassen County.

Nye, Camp, Nevada near Carson City.

Ruby, Fort, Nevada in Ruby Valley.

Sadler, Camp, Nevada at Carson City.
Scott, Winfield, Camp, Nevada in Paradise Valley.

Winfield Scott, Camp, Nevada in Paradise Valley.

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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