Fort Halleck

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Dates used: 1862 - 1866

Location of Fort: Whiskey Gap, WY

Use: Military




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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