Alabama Frontier Forts Prior to 1902

Alabama, Fort, Alabama – On Coosa River, in Elmore County.
Alexandria, Fort, Alabama – Near Mobile.
Alexis, Fort, Alabama – Near Mobile.
Armstrong, Fort, Alabama – On Etowah River, near the Coosa.

Bailey Battery, Alabama – Near Mobile.
Bainbridge Fort, Alabama- Seventeen miles southeast of Tuskegee.
Bibb Fort, Alabama – In Butler County.
Blakely Fort, Alabama – Near Mobile.
Bluff Fort, Alabama – In Morgan County.
Bowyer Battery, Alabama – At Fort Morgan.
Bowyer Fort, Alabama – Present site of Fort Morgan.

Canal Battery, Alabama – At Mobile.
Canby Battery, Alabama – Near Mobile.
Charlotte Fort, Alabama – At Mobile; first called Fort Conde.
Choctaw Point or Bluff Fort at, Alabama – Fort Stonewall, near Mobile.
Claiborne Fort, Alabama – On the Alabama River, near mouth of Limestone Creek.
Clark Camp, Alabama – Near Mobile.
Conde Fort, Alabama – Near Mobile; named changed to Fort Charlotte.
Confederation Fort, Alabama – At Jones Bluff, in Sumter County.
Craven Battery, Alabama – Near Mobile.
Crawford Fort, Alabama – In Russell County.
Curry’s Fort, Alabama- On the Tombigbee River.

Dale Fort, Alabama – In Butler County.
Dauphin Island Fort on, Alabama – Fort Gaines.
Davis Fort, Alabama – Macon County; now town of that name.
Dearborn Battery, Alabama – At Fort Morgan.
Decatur Fort, Alabama – On Tallapoosa River.
Defiance Camp, Alabama – Forty-eight miles west of Chattahoochee.
Deposit Fort, Alabama – On Tennessee River, at mouth of Honeycomb Creek, Lowndes County; now town of that name.

Easely’s Fort Alabama – Near junction of Alabama and Tombigbee Rivers.
Elk River Fort at Alabama- Fort Hawkins.

Farragut Battery, Alabama – Near Mobile
Florida Fort, Alabama – On Mobile River.
Forse Camp, Alabama – At Huntsville.

Gadsden Fort, Alabama – Near Spanish Fort
Gaines Fort, Alabama – On Dauphin Island, Mobile Bay, on sight of old Fort Tombigbee
Gladden Redoubt, Alabama – Near Mobile
Glass Redoubt, Alabama – Alabama and Tombigbee Rivers
Granger General Hospital Alabama – At Huntsville.
Grants Island, Reservation, Alabama – In Mobile Bay.
Great Horseshoe Bend Fortified Camp at, Alabama – On Tallapoosa River; called by the Indians “Tohopeka.”
Gunners Landing Cantonment at, Alabama

Hampton Fort, Alabama – On Elk River.
Harker Battery, Alabama – At Stevenson.
Hawn, Fort, Alabama – On Tombigbee River.
Henderson Fort, Alabama – In Lee County.
Herbert Hilary A. Camp, Alabama – At Montgomery.
Heron Island Fort on, Alabama – Fort Powell.
Horseshoe Bend, Alabama – On Tallapoosa River.
Huger Fort, Alabama – Near the mouth of the Tensas River.
Hull Fort, Alabama – Five miles south of Tuskegee.

Ingersoll, Fort, Alabama

Jackson Fort, Alabama – At junction of Coosa and Tallapoosa rivers, on the site of old Fort Tholouse.
Jones Fort, Alabama – Near Roanoke, Randolph County.
Johnston Camp, Alabama – At Mobile.

Lashley’s Fort, Alabama – At Talladega
Lavier Fort, Alabama – Between Alabama and Tombigbee Rivers.
Likens Fort, Alabama – In Broom Lower Valley.
Lincoln Battery, Alabama- Near Huntsville.
Louts Fort, Alabama – At month of Mobile River.

Mackintosh Redoubt, Alabama – Near Mobile.
Macomb Fort, Alabama – At Chef Menteur Pass; first called Fort Wood.
Mims Fort, Alabama – Near Montgomery.
Missouri Battery, Alabama – Above Dog River, near Spanish Fort.
Mitchell Fort, Alabama – Russell County, on Chattahoochee River; now town of that name; 10 miles below Columbus.
Mobile Arsenal, Alabama – At Mobile.
Mobile National Cemetery, Alabama – Near Mobile.
Mobile Point, Fort at, Alabama – Fort Morgan.
Montgomery Fort, Alabama- Near Alabama River, opposite the “Cut Off.”
Morgan Fort, Alabama – At Mobile Point.
Morton Battery, Alabama – Near Fort Morgan.
Mound Battery, Alabama – Near Mobile.
Mount Vernon Arsenal Alabama – At Mount Vernon.
Mount Vernon Barracks, Alabama – At Mount Vernon.

McCrary Fort, Alabama – Near Roanoke.
McDermitt Fort, Alabama – Near Mobile.
McIntosh Battery, Alabama – A defense of Mobile.

Opelika Fort, Alabama – At Opelika.

Pass au Heron Tower, Alabama – At Mobile Bay.
Payne Fort, Alabama – DeKalb County; now town of that name.
Pinto Fort, Alabama – Near Mobile.
Pierce Fort, Alabama – On Alabama River, 2 miles south of Fort Mimms.
Powell Fort, Alabama – On Heron Island, Mobile Bay.

Rankin’s Fort, Alabama – Near Mobile River.
Red Fort, Alabama – Near Spanish Fort.
Reviers, Fort, Alabama – Between Alabama and Tombigbee Rivers.

St. Louis de la Mobile, Fort, Alabama – On Mobile Bay.
St. Philip Fort, Alabama – On Mobile River, 20 miles above Mobile.
St. Stephens Fort, Alabama – On Tombigbee River, 142 miles southwest of Montgomery.
Seraf Fort, Alabama – At Mobile Point.
Shipp Camp, Alabama – At Anniston.
Sidney Johnson Fort, Alabama – At Mobile.
Sinquefield Fort, Alabama – Between Alabama and Tombigbee Rivers.
Spanish Fort, Alabama – Near Mobile.
Strother Fort, Alabama – On Coosa River, near the Ten Islands.
Stephens Fort, Alabama -On Alabama River, above Mobile.
Stevenson Fort, Alabama – At Stevenson.
Stodderd Fort, Alabama – On Alabama River, near the junction of the Tombigbee.
Stonewall Fort, Alabama – At Choctaw Bluff.

Taylor Camp, Alabama – At Huntsville.
Thomas Barracks, Alabama – At Huntsville.
Thoulouse Fort, Alabama – Subsequent site of Fort Jackson; near Tuskegee, on Mobile River.
Tighlman Battery, Alabama – Near Mobile.
Tohopeka Fort, Alabama – On Tallapoosa River.
Tombigbee, Fort, Alabama – On Little Tombigbee River.
Tombigbee, Fort, Alabama – On Dauphine Island; subsequent site of Fort Gaines.
Toulouse Fort, Alabama – East bank of Coosa River, 4 miles above its junction with the Tallapoosa.
Tower Island Reservation, Alabama – In Mobile Bay.
Tracey or Tracy Fort, Alabama – Near mouth of Tensas River.
Truson Fort, Alabama – Near Spanish Fort.
Tyler Fort, Alabama – In Chambers County.

Wheeler Camp, Alabama – At Huntsville.
White Fort, Alabama – In Clarke County,
Williams Fort, Alabama – On Coosa River, at the mouth of Cedar Creek.

Forts, History,

War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Returns Division. List of Military Posts Etc. Established in the United States from its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Washington: Government Printing Office. 1902.

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