Military Forts by State



Ohio 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.

Adams, Fort, Ohio, on St. Marys River, 25 miles north of Fort Recovery.
Amanda, Fort, Ohio, on Auglaize River, 60 miles southeast of Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Ancient, Fort, Ohio, on Miami River, in Warren County; now town of that name.

Ball, Fort, Ohio, on Sandusky River, opposite Tiffin.
Barbee, Fort, Ohio at St. Marys.
Big Bottom, fort in, Ohio on Muskingum River, Morgan County.
Black, Fort, Ohio 10 miles from Greenville.
Bolivar, fort or stockade at, Ohio.
Brough, Camp, Ohio near Gallipolis.
Brown, Fort, Ohio on Auglaize River.
Bull, Camp, Ohio.
Bushnell, Camp, Ohio at Columbus.

Campbell, Fort, Ohio, at Maumee Rapids.
Campus Martius, Fort, Ohio, at Marietta.
Capture, Camp, Ohio in Hamilton County.
Central Branch National Military Home, Montgomery County Ohio.
Charlotte, Camp, Ohio, on Sippo Creek.
Chase, Camp, Ohio, near Columbus.
Chillicothe Barracks, Ohio at Chillicothe.
Chikaskia, Camp, Oklahoma.
Clay, Camp, Ohio on Ohio River, 3 miles east of Cincinnati.
Cleveland, Camp, Ohio near Cleveland.
Columbus Arsenal, Ohio Now Columbus Barracks.
Columbus Barracks, Ohio at Columbus.
Cross Creek, blockhouse on, Ohio near Steubenville.
Cuyahoga, Fort, Ohio, near Cleveland.

Defiance, Fort, Ohio in Defiance County.
Delaware, blockhouse at, Ohio.
Dennison, Camp, Ohio near Miamisville, Hamilton County.
Dennison General Hospital, Ohio at Cincinnati.
Deposit, Fort, Ohio near present Waterville.
Dillies, Fort, Ohio in Belmont County.
Duck Creek, stockade at, Ohio near Marietta.

Farmers Castle, Fort, Ohio at Belpre.
Ferres, Fort, Ohio at Upper Sandusky.
Findlay, Fort, Ohio at Findlay.
Finney, Fort, Ohio.
Franklin, Fort, Ohio on Ohio River, near Cincinnati.
French Margarets, Fort, Ohio on Hocking River, Athens County.
Fry, Fort, Ohio near Beverly.

Girtys Town, fort at, Ohio St. Marys River.
Glower, Fort, Ohio.
Goddard, Camp, Ohio at Columbus.
Gower, Fort, Ohio at Athens.
Grant General Hospital, Ohio at Cincinnati.
Greenville, Fort, Ohio on Miami River; present site of town by that name.

Hamilton, Fort, Ohio at Hamilton.
Harmar, Fort, Ohio opposite Marietta.
Harrison, Camp, Ohio 6 miles from Cincinnati.
Hill, Fort, Ohio in Butler County.
Hobson's Choice, Camp, Ohio near Cincinnati.

Industry, Fort, Ohio at Toledo.

Jackson, Camp, Ohio in Goodale Park, at Columbus.
Jefferson, Fort, Ohio Darke County, 5 miles south of Greenville; now town of that name.
Jennings, Fort, Ohio on Auglaize River, in Putnam County; now town of that name.
Johnson's Island, fort on, Ohio near Sandusky.
Junandat, Fort, Ohio on Sandusky River.

La Demoiselle, Fort, Ohio
Laramie or Loramie, Fort, Ohio In northern part of Shelby County.
Laurens, Fort, Ohio on Tuscarawas River, near Bolivar.
Lewis, Camp, Ohio in Pickaway County.
Loramie, Fort, Ohio in Darke County.
Lucas, Camp, Ohio in Claremont County.

McArthur, Fort, Ohio on Scioto River, near Kenton.
McArthur, Fort, Ohio on Scioto River, near Kenton.
Manary's Blockhouse, Ohio 86 miles from Chillicothe.
Manchester, blockhouse at, Ohio.
Mansfield, blockhouse at, Ohio
Margarets, Fort, Ohio on Hocking River.
Marietta, fortifications at, Ohio.
Marine General Hospital, Ohio at Cincinnati.
Meigs, Fort, Ohio at the Rapids of the Maumee.
Miamie, Fort, Ohio on Maumee River.
Medill, Camp, Oregon at Grove Creek.
Monroe, Camp, Ohio near Cincinnati.
Mud, Fort, Ohio near Springfield.

Necessity, Fort, Ohio near Scioto River, in Hardin County.
Newberry's blockhouse, Ohio below Belpre.
North Bend, blockhouse at, Ohio.
Norton's blockhouse, Ohio.

Ohio State Soldiers' Home, Sandusky, Ohio.
Olive Bend Creek, Stockade, Ohio near Waterford.

Pickawillany Blockhouses, Ohio on Great Miami, in Shelby County.
Piqua, Fort, Ohio on Miami River, present site of Piqua.
Point Creek, fortifications on, Ohio.
Portage, Fort, Ohio on the Portage River, in Wood County.
Put-in-Bay, blockhouse and battery at, Ohio.
Putnam, Camp, Ohio.

Recovery, Fort, Ohio Mercer County; now town of that name, on Lake Erie and Western Railroad.

St. Clair, Fort, Ohio on St. Clair River, Near Eaton.
St. Marks, Fort, Ohio in Mercer County, present site of town of same name.
St. Marys, Fort, Ohio Present site of town of that name.
St. Marys, Fort, Ohio at St. Marys, Auglaize County.
Sandusky, fort at, Ohio Fort Stephenson.
Scott, Fort, Ohio near mouth of Scioto River.
Seminary General Hospital, Ohio. At Columbus.
Seneca, Old Fort, Ohio Seneca County, on Sandusky River; now town of that name, 9 miles north of Tiffin.
Shanesville, fort at, Ohio
Stephenson, Fort, Ohio on Sandusky Lake; present site of Lower Sandusky.
Steuben, Fort, Ohio Present site of Jeffersonville.
Steuben, Fort, Ohio Site of Steubenville.

Thomas, Camp, Ohio 4 miles north of Columbus.
Tod Barracks, Ohio at Columbus.
Tripler General Hospital, Ohio at Columbus.

Upper Sandusky, fort at, Ohio.

Wallace, Camp, Ohio near Columbus.
Washington, Fort, Ohio at Cincinnati.
Washington Park General Hospital at Cincinnati Ohio.
West End General Hospital, Ohio at Cincinnati.
Winchester, Fort, Ohio on Auglaize River.

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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