Ophir Post

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Dates used: 1864 - 1865

Location of Fort: Loma, MT

Use: Trading



Established by Captain Jim More when their steam boat Cutter was disabled.  It was located on the south bank of the Marias River close to its junction with the Missouri.  After an attack by the Blood Indians on May 25 1865 the post was abandoned.

For more information see:

American Forts Network (internet)

Encyclopedia of Historic Forts

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