Camp Willow Grove (1867-1869) - A U.S. Army camp established in 1867 by 1st Lt. Levi H. Robinson, 14th U.S. Infantry during the Hualapai War in present day Mohave County, Arizona. Abandoned in 1869.
Camp Willow Grove History
The post was established on 23 Aug 1867 by 1st Lt. Levi H. Robinson and 62 men from Company E, 14th U.S. Infantry. The temporary post provided protection and operations along the Hardyville-Prescott Toll Road against hostile Hualapai Indians. The post was abandoned on 12 Oct 1869 as the conflict wound down after the Battle of Cherum Peak.
Private property in Mohave County, Arizona. Some ruins remain. The site of an archeological dig.
Location: Willow Creek Riparian Preserve, South side of Willow Creek, Mohave County, Arizona. Map point may not be exact.
Maps & Images
Lat: 35.13715 Long: -113.55252
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- Elevation: 3,680'
- 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 50
- Hart, Herbert M., Tour Guide to Old Western Forts, Pruett Publishing Co., Boulder CO, 1980, ISBN 0-87108-568-2,page 17