Camp Merritt

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Other Names:  Tongue River Agency

Dates used: 1890 - Unknown

Location of Fort: Lame Deer, MT

Use: Military



Camp Merritt was established in April 1890 on Lame Deer Creek near the present town of Lame Deer.  It was to provide protection for the agency and in 1898 it became a sub-post to Fort Keogh.

For more information see:

American Forts Network (internet)

Encyclopedia of Historic Forts 

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