Fort Wallace (1) (1865-1882) - A U.S. Army post established as Camp Pond Creek in 1865 in Wallace County, Kansas. Named 18 Apr 1866 for Brigadier General William H.L. Wallace, who was mortally wounded 10 Apr 1862 at the Battle of Shiloh, Tennessee, during the U.S. Civil War. Abandoned in 1882.
In Wallace County, Kansas.
Location: Near Wallace, Wallace County, Kansas.
Maps & Images
Lat: 38.9102872 Long: -101.5832228
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- Elevation: 3,258'
- 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 302
- Hart, Herbert M., Tour Guide to Old Western Forts, Pruett Publishing Co., Boulder CO, 1980, ISBN 0-87108-568-2, page 64
Visited: 10 Oct 2011