Author:Robert W. Frazer

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Forts of the West: Military Forts and Presidios and Posts Commonly Called Forts West of the Mississippi River to 1898

By: Robert W. Frazer

Price: $19.95

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1965

Seller ID: 112506

ISBN: 0806112506

Condition: 284 pages, 8 x 5, paperback, University of Oklahoma Press


The number and variety of forts and posts, together with changes of location, name, and designation, have posed perplexing problems for students of western history. Now Robert W. Frazer has prepared a systematic listing of all presidios and military forts, which were ever, at any time and in any sense, so designated.The lists of posts are arranged alphabetically within the boundaries of present states. Pertinent information is included for each fort: date of establishment, location, and reason for establishment; name, rank, and military unit of the person establishing the post; origin of t... View more info