Wyoming Frontier Forts Prior to 1902

Augur Camp, Wyoming – On Little Wind River; name changed to Fort Washakie.

Bridger Fort, Wyoming – Near Carters Station, Union Pacific Railroad, Uinta County; now town of that name.
Brown Camp, Wyoming – Now Fort Washakie.
Buford, John, Fort, Wyoming – Name changed to Fort Sanders.

Casper Fort, Wyoming – At Platte Bridge.
Cheyenne Depot, Wyoming – On Fort D. A. Russell Reservation.
Connor Fort, Wyoming – Name changed to Fort Reno.

D. A. Russell Fort, Wyoming – Near Cheyenne.

Fetterman Fort, Wyoming – Near mouth of La Prele Creek.
Fred Steele, Fort, Wyoming – North Fork of Platte River in Carbon County; now town of that name.

Halleck Fort, Wyoming – At the foot of Medicine Bow Mountain.
Howard O. O. Camp, Wyoming – At Pinebluffs.

Kearny Phil, Fort, Wyoming – Big Horn Mountains, between the Big and Little Piney forks of Powder River.
Kinney Fort, Wyoming – Same as Fort McKinney.

Laramie, Fort, Wyoming – Near month of Laramie River, Laramie County; now town of that name.

Mackenzie Fort, Wyoming – Near Sheridan.
Marshall Camp, Wyoming – North fork of the Platte River.
Medicine Butte Camp, Wyoming – Near Evanston.

McHenry Fort, Wyoming.
McKinney, Fort, Wyoming – On Powder River; established as Cantonment Reno.

Payne Camp, Wyoming – Near Fort Laramie.
Phil Kearny, Fort, Wyoming – On Powder River. (See Kearny.)
Pilot Butte Camp, Wyoming – At Rock Springs.
Piney Fort, Wyoming – On Piney Creek, in Uintah County.

Reno Fort, Wyoming – On Powder River; first called Fort Connor.
Reno Fort, Wyoming – On Powder River, 3 miles north of old Fort Reno.
Reno Cantonment, Wyoming – Name changed to Fort McKinney.
Rock Springs Camp at, Wyoming – Camp Pilot Butte.
Russell D. A. Fort, Wyoming – Three miles from Cheyenne.

Sanders Fort, Wyoming – Three miles from Laramie City; first called Fort John Buford.
Sheridan Camp, Wyoming – Name changed to Fort Yellowstone.
Stambaugh Camp, Wyoming – In Smiths Gulch, near Atlantic City
Steele Fred. Fort, Wyoming – On North Platte River.
Sulpher Creek Coal Reservation, Wyoming

Thompson Fort, Wyoming – On the Pope Agie River, in Sweetwater County.

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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