Arizona Frontier Forts Prior to 1902

Apache, Fort, Arizona – On White Mountain River; first known as Camp Ord.
Arivaypa, Fort, Arizona – In Pinal County; name changed to Fort Breckinridge.

Barrett Fort, Arizona – At the Pimas Villages.
Beale’s Springs Camp, Arizona – Forty-three miles east of Fort Mojave.
Bowie, Fort, Arizona – At Apache Pass.
Breckinridge, Fort, Arizona – Arivaypa and San Pedro Rivers; name changed to Fort Stanford.
Buchanan, Fort, Arizona – Near Calabasa Ranche, 45 miles southeast of Tucson.

Cameron Camp, Arizona – Fifteen miles northeast of Tubac.
Canon Chelly Fort, at, Arizona.
Colorado Camp, Arizona – On Colorado River Indian Reservation
Crittenden Camp, Arizona – On site of old Fort Buchanan.

Date Creek Camp at, Arizona – Sixty miles southwest of Prescott; established as Camp McPherson.
Defiance Fort, Arizona – At Canyon Bonita, Apache County.

Eldorado, Camp. Arizona – On Colorado River, near the mouth of Eldorado Canyon.

Floyd Fort, Arizona – On Mimbres River; established as Camp Webster; name changed to Fort McLane.

Goodwin Fort, Arizona – On Gila River, Pima County
Grant Fort (new), Arizona – At foot of Mount Graham.
Grant, Fort (old), Arizona – At junction of Arivaypa and San Pedro Rivers.

Huachuca Fort, Arizona – At the mouth of Central Canyon, Huachuca Mountains, Cochise County.
Hualpai Camp, Arizona – On Mojave Creek; first called Camp Toll Gate.

Ilges, Camp, Arizona – On Rio Verde.
Infantry Camp, Arizona – Name changed to Camp Pinal.

La Paz Camp, Arizona – On Colorado Indian Reservation.
Lincoln Camp, Arizona – Name changed to Fort Verde.
Lowell Fort, Arizona – On Rillito Creek, 7 miles northeast of Tucson.
Lowell Ordnance Depot, Arizona – Near Tucson.

Mansfield Camp, Arizona – Seven miles south of Fort Defiance.
Mason Fort, Arizona – Twelve miles southeast of Tubac; name changed to Camp McKee.
Mogollon Camp, Arizona – Now Fort Apache.
Mojave Fort, Arizona – On Colorado River, near the head of Mojave Valley.

McDowell Fort, Arizona – On Rio Verde, 8 miles above its junction with Salt River.
McKee, Camp, Arizona – First called Fort Mason.
McPherson Camp, Arizona – Name changed to Camp Date Creek.

Ord Camp, Arizona – Now Fort Apache.

Pinal Camp, Arizona – In Pinal Mountains; name changed to Infantry Camp.
Prescott Barracks, Arizona – Now Whipple Barracks.

Rawlins Camp, Arizona – In Williamsons Valley, 27 miles northwest of Prescott.
Reno, Camp, Arizona – In Tonto Valley.
Rio Verde Reservation, Arizona – Indian Reservation.
Rucker J. A. Camp, Arizona – In White River Canyon; first called Camp Supply.

San Carlos Indian Reservation, Arizona.
Skull Valley Camp in, Arizona – Near Prescott.
Stanford Fort, Arizona – First called Fort Arivaypa and changed to Fort Breckenridge
Supply Camp, Arizona – Name changed to Camp J. A. Rucker.

Toll Gate, Camp, Arizona – Forty miles northwest of Prescott; name changed to Camp Hualpai.
Thomas Fort, Arizona- Graham County.
Thomas, Camp, Arizona – Apache County; name changed to Fort Apache.

Verde Fort, Arizona – On Verde Creek, 30 miles from Prescott; originally called Camp Lincoln.

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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