Dates used: 1862 - 1866
Location of Fort: Whiskey Gap, WY
Established on July 20, 1862 to protect the Overland Trail, Denver/Salt Lake City Stage, and the telegraph lines from the Indians. The fort was abandoned on July 4, 1866.
For more information see:
American Forts Network (internet)
Encyclopedia of Historic Forts
Forts of the West
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