Camp San Carlos
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Camp San Carlos (1873-1900) - A U.S. Army cavalry camp first established in 1873 on a previously occupied site on the San Carlos Apache Indian Agency, Gila County, Arizona. Abandoned in 1900. Also known as Post at San Carlos.
History of Camp San Carlos
Officially established on 29 May 1873 by I Troop, 5th U.S. Cavalry at the San Carlos Indian Reservation on the north side of the San Carlos River. The camp was a subpost of Fort Grant from 10 Oct 1894 to 30 Sep 1898.
Abandoned in July 1900.
Under San Carlos Lake, Gila County, Arizona.
Location: Under San Carlos Lake, Gila County, Arizona. Map point is approximate and not visually verified.
Maps & Images
Lat: 33.1769996 Long: -110.5157661
- Roberts, Robert B., Encyclopedia of Historic Forts: The Military, Pioneer, and Trading Posts of the United States, Macmillan, New York, 1988, 10th printing, ISBN 0-02-926880-X, page 46
- Hart, Herbert M., Tour Guide to Old Western Forts, Pruett Publishing Co., Boulder CO, 1980, ISBN 0-87108-568-2, page 15
- Post returns available Oct 1882 - Jun 1900 at Ancestry.com (by Subscription)
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