Texas Frontier Forts Prior to 1902

Adaes Mission, Fort, Texas – Fifteen miles west of Nacogdoches.
Alamo. Fort, Texas- At San Antonio.
Anahuac, Fort, Texas – In Chambers County.
Arkokisa, Fort, Texas – On Trinity River.
Austin Arsenal, Texas- At Austin.

Bahia Fort, Texas – At Bahia.
Ball Tom Camp, Texas – At Houston.
Belknap Fort, Texas – On Red Fork of Brazos River.
Blake Camp, Texas -On Rio San Pedro.
Bliss Old Fort, Texas – On Rio Grande, near Franklin.
Bliss Fort, Texas (new) – At El Paso.
Bolivar Point Fort at, Texas – Now Fort Travis.
Brazos Agency Camp at, Texas
Brazos Island Fort on, Texas – Fort Polk.
Brazos River Fort on, Texas – Fort Phantom Hill.
Brazos Santiago Fort at, Texas – Fort Polk.
Brown Fort, Texas – At Brownsville.
Brownsville National Cemetery, Texas – At Brownsville.
Buchanan Camp, Texas – At San Antonio.
Buffalo Springs Reservation, Texas – On Trinity River.
Burbank Camp, Texas – On the Limpia River.
Burwell Camp, Texas – At Eagle Pass.

Casa Bianca, Camp, Texas – On the Nueces River.
Chadbourne Fort, Texas – On Oak Creek, Coke County; now town of that name.
Clark Fort, Texas – Near Brackettville.
Clear Fork of the Brazos, Post of, Texas.
Colorado Camp, Texas – Six miles north of the Colorado River.
Conception Camp, Texas – At San Antonio.
Concho Fort, Texas – At junction of Main and North’ Conchos; first named Camp Hatch.
Concordia Camp, Texas – Near Fort Bliss.
Cooper Camp, Texas – Five miles east of the mouth of Oteys Creek, in Throckmorton County.
Corpus Christi Fort at, Texas – Fort Marcy.
Crawford Camp, Texas – Name changed to Fort McIntosh.
Crockett Fort, Texas – At Galveston.
Croghan Fort, Texas – On Hamilton Creek, 14 miles above its month.

Da Vant Camp, Texas – Near Baudere Pass.
Davis Fort, Texas – On Limpia River, Jeff Davis County; now town of that name.
Defiance Fort, Texas – At Goliad.
Del Rio Camp, Texas – Near village of Delrio, Kinney County.
Drum Camp, Texas – On Rio Grande, opposite Guerrero
Duncan Fort, Texas – At Eagle Pass on the Rio Grande

Eagle Pass Fort at, Texas – Fort Duncan.
Elliott Fort, Texas – Near head of Sweetwater Creek.
El Paso Fort at, Texas – Fort Bliss.
El Pico Camp Texas – Fifteen miles northwest of Laredo.
Esperanza Fort, Texas – On Matagorda Island
Ewell Fort, Texas – On Nueces River

Florilla Camp, Texas – At Medina.
Francois Fort, Texas – Also called Fort St. Louis.

Gardenier Camp, Texas – On South Fork of Nueces River
Gates Fort, Texas – On Leon River, 5 miles above Coryells Creek
Graham, Fort, Texas – On Brazos River, Hill Comity; now town of that name, 14 miles from Hillsboro.
Griffin Fort, Texas – On Clear Fork of Brazos River, Shackelford County; now town of that name; first called Camp Wilson.
Guadalupe River Fort – At Mouth of, Texas

Hamilton Camp, Texas – Near Fort Brown.
Hancock Fort, Texas – Fifty-three miles east of El Paso; now town of that name; first called Camp Rice.
Harney, Camp, Texas – At Belleville, on Rio Grande.
Hatch Camp, Texas – Name changed to Fort Concho.
Hawley Camp, Texas – At Galveston.
Holmes Camp, Texas – On Rio Grande, 10 miles above Fort Bliss.
Houston Sam Fort, Texas – At San Antonio.
Hudson Camp, Texas – On Devils River, 80 miles from Fort Clark.

Inge, Fort, Texas – On Leone River, in Uvalde County.
Isabel Point Fort at Texas – Fort Polk.
Ives Camp, Texas – Four miles from Camp Verde.

Jackson Camp, Texas – At Rodeo, about 20 miles from Eagle Pass.
Johnston Camp, Texas – On North Concho River.

Kelly Camp, Texas – Name changed to Fort Concho.
Kirby Fort, Texas – On the Charceo Grande del Aqna Dalce.

Lancaster Fort, Texas – Near junction of Live Oak Creek with Pecos River
La Pena Camp, Texas – Forty miles southeast of Fort Duncan.
Laredo Fort at Texas – Fort McIntosh.
Las Laxas Camp, Texas – On Rio Grande, 50 miles above Fort Ringgold.
Lawson, Camp, Texas – About 75 miles from Fort Inge.
Le Dout Fort, Texas – On the upper tributaries of the Sabine River.
Lincoln Fort, Texas – On Rio Seco, 50 miles west of San Antonio.
Lopen Camp, Texas – Forty-three miles from Rio Grande City.
Los Ceritos Camp, Texas – Near Laredo.

Marcy Fort, Texas – Near. Corpus Christi
Martin Scott Fort, Texas – On a branch of the Colorado, near Fredericksburg.
Mason Camp, Texas – On the Limpia.
Mason Fort, Texas – On Comanche Creek, near the Llano River.
Matagorda Bay Battery at, Texas – On Matagorda Bay.
Matamoras Mexico Camp opposite, Texas – Now Fort Brown.
Merrill Fort, Texas – On Nueces River, about 50 miles northwest of Corpus Christi.
Mosby Camp, Texas – At San Antonio.
Mud Fort, Texas – Near mouth of Red River.

McIntosh Fort, Texas – On Rio Grande, near Laredo ; first called Camp Crawford.
McKavett Fort, Texas – Menard County; now town of that name; on San Saba River, 2 miles from its source.

Nagogdoches Fort, Texas – At town of same name.
Nevills Spring Camp at, Texas – Near Fort Davis.
Neches Fort, Texas – On River Neches.

Oak Creek Fort on, Texas – Fort Chadbourne.
Olmus Camp, Texas – Near San Antonio.

Palo Alto Camp, Texas – About 5 miles below Brownsville.
Passo Cavallo Fortifications at, Texas
Pecan Camp, Texas – Near Colorado River.
Pelican Spit Reservation at, Texas
Pena Colorado Camp, Texas – Near Marathon Station, Southern Pacific Railroad.
Phantom Hill Fort, Texas – On Clear Fork of Brazos River.
Phelps Camp, Texas – On Rio Grande opposite Los Cueras.
Point Fort, Texas – Name changed to Fort San Jacinto.
Point Isabel Fort at, Texas – Fort Polk.
Polk Fort, Texas – At Point Isabel, Gulf of Mexico.

Quitman Fort, Texas – On the Rio Grande, near El Paso.

Relief Camp, Texas – At Eagle Springs, Cimbria River.
Rice Camp, Texas – Name changed to Fort Hancock.
Richardson Fort, Texas – On Lost Creek, near Jacksboro.
Ricketts Camp, Texas – At Edinburg, on Rio Grande.
Riley Fort, Texas – On Las Moras Creek; now Fort Clark.
Ringgold Fort, Texas – Near Rio Grande City.

Sabine, Fort, Texas – In Sabine Pass, Jefferson County.
St. Bernard Bay Fort on, Texas
St. John the Baptist, Fort, Texas – On the west bank of the Rio Bravo.
St. Louis Fort, Texas – Near Matagorda Bay.
St. Louis de Carloretto Fort, Texas – On the Natchitoches River.
Salt Lake Camp at, Texas – Eighty-five miles northwest of Fort Brown.
Sam Houston Fort, Texas – At San Antonio.
San Antonio Arsenal, Texas – At San Antonio.
San Antonio National Cemetery, Texas – At San Antonio.
San Antonio de Valero Fort, Texas – About 1 mile from San Antonio.
San Jacinto Fort, Texas – Near Galveston.
Santa Barbara Fort, Texas
Santa Maria de Loreto de la Bahia del Espiritu Santo, Fort, Texas – Same as Fort St. Louis.
Scott Martin Fort, Texas – At Fredericksburg.
Scott M. J. Camp, Texas – Near the Rio Grande, 28 miles northwest of Eagle Pass.
Sherman Fort, Texas – On the Big Cypress, in Titus County.
Spunky Fort, Texas – Hood County; now town by that name
Squirrel Fort, Texas – Hood County; now town by that name
Stanley Camp, Texas – On Guadalupe River.
Stockton Fort, Texas – Pecos County, at Comanche Springs.

Taylor Fort, Texas – On the Rio Grande: present site of Fort Brown.
Taylor Bob Camp, Texas – At Knoxville.
Terrett Fort, Texas – East border of Bexar County.
Travis Fort, Texas – At Bolivar Point.
Trinidad Camp, Texas – On Lake Trinidad.
Turan Fort, Texas – In Angelina County.

Velasco Fort, Tex.- Mouth of the Brazos River.
Verde Camp, Texas – Sixty miles northwest of San Antonio.
Virginia Point Battery at, Texas – Five miles from Galveston.

Washington Fort, Texas – At Pass Cavallo.
Wilcox, Camp, Texas – On Trinity River.
Walker’s Fort, Texas – On Brazos River.
Wood Camp, Texas – On the Nueces River.
Wood G. W. F. Camp, Texas – Fifty miles northwest of Fort Inge.
Worth Fort, Texas – Tarrant County, on Trinity River; now town of that name

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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