Fort Charles

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Dates used: 1861 -

Location of Fort: Oswego, MT

Use: Trading




Fort Charles was stablished in 1861 by Bruguier and Booge on the left side of the Missouri River near the mouth of Prairie Elk Creek.  After a couple of years the fort was abandoned and late in 1863 Robert Meldrum claimed the fort and re-established the trade

For more information see:

Competitive Struggle

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