Camp Rampart (1899-1901) - A U.S. Army Camp established in 1899 during the Alaska Gold Rush by Lieutenant Benjamin J. Tillman, 7th U.S. Infantry in present day Rampart, Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska. Abandoned in 1901.
Established by Lieutenant Benjamin J. Tillman and a detachment of Company E, 7th U.S. Infantry on 27 Jul 1899. Provided protection for a miner supply base.
The post was abandoned on 1 Aug 1901.
Rampart, Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska.
USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) Database Entry: 863307
Location: Rampart, Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska. Map point is approximate.
Maps & Images
Lat: 65.505 Long: -150.17
- 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 25