Iowa Frontier Forts Prior to 1902

Atkinson, Fort, Iowa – On Turkey River, near mouth of Spring Creek, Winneshiek County; now town of that name.

Cedar Rapids Fort at, Iowa.
Clarke Fort, Iowa – Name changed to Fort Dodge.
Croghan Fort, Iowa – Near Council Bluffs.

Des Moines (1) Fort, Iowa. – Mouth of Des Moines River.
Des Moines (2) Fort, Iowa. – On site of Des Moines City.
Dodge Fort, Iowa. – On Des Moines River, Webster County; now town of that name; first called Fort Clarke.

Fenwick Camp, Iowa – Near Council Bluffs. {See Fort Croghan.)

Hendershott Camp, Iowa – At Davenport.

Kearny Camp, Iowa – Near Davenport. (See Sioux Prisoners at Camp Kearney)
Keokuk National Cemetery, Iowa – At Keokuk.
Kinsman Camp, Iowa – Near Davenport.
Kirkwood Camp, Iowa – At Clinton.

Lisa Fort, Iowa – Near Council Bluffs.

Madison Fort, Iowa – Lee County; now town of that name.

McClellan, Camp, Iowa – At Davenport.
McKean Camp, Iowa – Near Mount Pleasant.
McKinley Camp, Iowa -At Des Moines.

Racoon Fort, Iowa – Afterwards Fort Des Moines.

Sac and Fox Agency – Iowa.
Sandford, Fort, Iowa – On Des Moines River, 65 miles west of Fort Madison

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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