Fort Sedgwick

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Other Names: Post at Julesburg Station, Camp Rankin, Fort Rankin

Dates used: 1864 - 1871

Location of Fort: Julesburg, CO

Use: Military

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Established on May 17, 1864 to protect the travel routes and the area settlers from the Indians.  The fort was abandoned on May 31, 1871after the Indians were considered to be subjugated.

For more information see:

American Forts Network (internet)

Encyclopedia of Historic Forts

Forts of the West

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