Camp Pilot Butte

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Other Names:  Camp Rock Springs

Dates used: 1885 - 1899

Location of Fort: Rock Springs, WY

Use: Military





Established on September 5, 1885 to protect the Union Pacific Railroad and the mail routes from anti-Chinese rioters after a riot that killed about 20 of the foreign labors.

For more information see:

American Forts Network (internet)

Encyclopedia of Historic Forts

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