Stanley's Stockade

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Dates used: 1873 - 1876

Location of Fort: Glendive, MT

Use: Military

GPS  N: 47-01.251

         W: 104-45.144

Established in late July 1873 as an advance supply depot for the steamer that hauled supplies for the Northern Pacific Railroad survey.  This depot was also used as a base of supply for General Alfred H Terry's 1876 Indian campaign.  It was located about six miles south of the present town of Glendive on the left bank of the Yellowstone River.

For more information see:

American Forts Network (internet)

Encyclopedia of Historic Forts

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