Fort Bowie 1

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Other Names:  Camp Bowie

Dates used: 1862 - 1868

Location of Fort: In the Chiricahua Mountains on the east slope of Apache Pass

Use: Military


N: 32-08.671

W: 109-26.472

Established on  July 28, 1862 by Major Theodore A Coult of the 5th Infantry, California Volunteers to protect travel along the Tucson Mesilla Road and to guard the important springs near by.

For more information see:

American Forts Network (internet)

Encyclopedia of Historic Forts

Forts of the West

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