Fort Maginnis Military Reservation. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands

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  • Military reservations,
  • Fort Maginnis (Mont.),
  • Montana

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Other titlesDisposal of Fort Maginnis military reservation in Montana
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Pagination1 p.
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Historical Weather. Below are weather averages from to according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is GRASS RA which is approximately 18 miles away and has an elevation of 3, feet ( feet lower than Fort Maginnis Military Reservation (historical)).Collbran, CO: mi.

Fort Maginnis was established during the Indian wars in the Department of Dakota by the U.S. was the last of five forts: Keogh (), Custer (), Missoula (), Assinniboine (), and Maginnis () - built following the defeat of Lieutenant Colonel George A. Custer by Native Americans at the Battle of Little Bighorn in June, Battles/wars: Indian Wars.

Fort Fizzle Fort Maginnis Military Reservation. book a wooden barricade on the Lolo Trail erected by Missoula volunteers to stop the advance of Chief Joseph during the Nez Perce War in The barricade failed when the Nez Perce climbed a steep ravine behind the ridge and bypassed the soldiers.

The failure to stop the Nez Perce caused the barricade to be named Fort Fizzle. During the Indian Wars of the area, Fort Maginnis was the last of five forts built following the defeat of Lieutenant Colonel George A. Custer at the Battle of Little Bighorn in June The others were Fort Keogh inFort Custer inFort Missoula inand Fort Assinniboine in Located on the east side of the Judith Mountains, Fort Maginnis was established in by.

In the town's existence was threatened by the U. Army. Because the town was situated in the Fort Maginnis Military Reservation, the army posted an order that all persons and personal property must be vacated from the Reservation within 60 days. After a hasty meeting a. The local attorney was S.C.

Edgerton, son of Montana’s first territorial governor. Inthe town’s existence was threatened because it was situated in the Fort Maginnis Military Reservation.

In the end, the army relented and reduced the size of the military reservation so Maiden and its mines would be excluded. Fort William Henry Harrison (State Military Reservation) Fort Maginnis Military Reservation.

book Harrison V.A. Medical Center) ( - /present), Helena Originally called Fort (Benjamin) Harrison until renamed in to avoid confusion with the fort of the same name in Indiana. Although officially authorized and named inthe post was not actually built until All reservations must be made through the Central Reservation Center: GO-ARMY-1 () (commercial:DSN: ).

For. The local attorney was S.C. Edgerton, son of Montana’s first territorial governor. Inthe town’s existence was threatened because it was situated in the Fort Maginnis Military Reservation. In the end, the army relented and reduced the size of the military reservation so.

Its location between the Blackfeet reservation to the west and Fort Belknap to the east, led to interaction with the Gros Ventre and Assiniboine nations as well. While fort personnel rarely engaged in battle, the fort’s role in the United States’ military and diplomatic.

See also The Building of Fort Maginnis on Fort Sherman ( - ), Lewistown A private trading post of the Story and Hoffman Co. that was sold and replaced by Reed's Fort. "Major" Alonzo Reed's Fort ( - ), Lewistown A private trading post (log cabin) that replaced Fort Sherman.

Reed was not known to be a genuine Army major. Company A changed station from Fort Maginnis to Assiniboine and, under the same order, Company C moved from Fort Assiniboine to Fort Buford, North Dakota. Company A reached Fort Assiniboinehaving marched miles, and Company C arrived at Buford the same date, by rail miles.

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Franklin Bell, James Forsyth, List of American Civil War generals (Union), List of brigadier generals in the United. Fort Maginnis () - A U.S. Army post established in by Captain Daingerfield Parker, 3rd U.S. Infantry, and named for Major Martin Maginnis, 11th Minnesota d near the present day ghost town of Giltedge in Fergus County, Montana.

Abandoned in (Also listed as Fort McGinnis). Military fort,established in by elements of the 3rd U.S. Infantry. In elements of the 1st Cavalry were assigned to the post. The fort was located on the east side of the Judith Mountains, on Ford Creek.

Its mission was to protect cattlemen, the Carroll Trail and the mining town of Maiden from raiding Blackfeet and Sioux, and to encourage settlement in.

The Building of Fort Maginnis Lewistown News-Argus ** Sunday, Decem Christmas Edition by John R. Foster. A yellowed year-old contract and a year-old news clipping. Both were brought to Montana this past October and shed much light on the construction of Fort Maginnis in Central Montana in   The fort was established in and abandoned a decade later, as Montana's perceived "Indian threat" rapidly faded.

There's almost nothing left at the site today, except the old post cemetery though the military burials there were exhumed ages ago. This evocative old photo of Fort Maginnis dates from The next time you're on official government travel, book your lodging directly in the Defense Travel System.

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InStuart married Awbonnie Tookanka, and had eight children with her before her death in On June 8,he married Allis Isabelle Brown. Stuart became the state Librarian for Montana and wrote several books describing his western experiences before he died on October 2. However, some correspondence is also located in the Consolidated Correspondence File, (see EntryPreliminary Inventory NM, Preliminary Inventory of the Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General, Part I [Washington: National Archives, ]).

Other records relating to the burial of veterans and military dead in RG 92 include Registers of Burials in. McKinzie, Fort, Montana. Maginnis, Fort, Montana Fergus County; now town of that name, 53 miles from Rocky Point.

Manuel's Fort, Montana on the Yellowstone, at mouth of the Big Horn River. Merritt, Camp, Montana at Tongue River Agency. Missoula, Fort, Montana on Bitter Root River, 4 miles from Missoula Station.

In Forsyth was in command of Fort Maginnis, Montana, where the army was monitoring the Crow, Cree, and the Gros Ventres (Atsina) Indians. He was promoted to colonel in and placed in command of the 7th Cavalry stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas.

In DecemberForsyth led his troops to the Pine Ridge Agency in South Dakota. “A rigid quarantine has been established at the post, by which no one is permitted either to enter or leave the military reservation,” the paper said.

There were men stationed at the fort. The second letterpress copybook, containing letters forincludes copies of letters to Forsyth, in command at Fort Maginnis, from officers in the field, from commanders of other forts, and from Indian agents. There are also copies of his replies.

The letters report on the Crow, Atsina, and Piegan Indians. location between the Blackfeet reservation to the west and Fort Belknap to the east, led to interaction with the Gros Ventre and Assiniboine nations as well.

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June 1, H. by Steele, of Wyoming, for military road from Green River City to Yellowstone Park and Fort Ellis reported by House Military Affairs Committee. Rept. ) J H. by Maginnis for appropriation to build Army posts on Yellowstone and Muscleshell passed by House.

J (). Though out of print, I recommend Herbert M. Hart's western fort series: "Pioneer Forts of the West", "Forts of the Far West", and "Old Forts of the Northwest". These books have hundreds of B&W photos, detailed histories of engagements the forts partook in, as well as opening and closing dates, and a diagram of almost every fort s: He requested military aid and a detachment of 19 men was sent to this post probably from Fort Maginnis.

A prospector near Fort Carroll, MT InRocky Point consisted of one store, one hotel, one feed stable, two saloons, a blacksmith shop and the ferry run by Jimmy Taylor. Original Item: Only One Available. This wonderful totally genuine United States Army 4th Cavalry kepi used circa the Indian Wars.

This U.S. Army Model Chasseur Pattern Kepi features fabric of dark blue wool broadcloth. The crown stands 3" high at the front, " at the rear seam and the top is 4 3/4 " in diameter, stiffened with a pasteboard beneath the lining. The body of the cap meets a.

Off the Reservation. FORT MAGINNIS, September Sep tember 9th an armed party, while guard ing the Florence mine, near Maiden, were fired upon from within, and Denis O'Brien was killed. The fatal shot was fired by W.

Burgess, formerly of Benton. Con siderable excitement prevailed and troops were sent from Maginniý. The mine has. be made for an adequate military force on the frontier to protect the for the completion of the post of Fort Maginnis, Montana Territory, and recommending an appropriation for the purpose of $25, as called for disposal of the Fort Dodge Military Reservation, Kans.

The subject is commended to the consideration of Congress. Index to publications "issued during the period covered by the Forty-seventh to the Fifty-second Congresses, inclusive, printed either by order of Congress, or by the several Executive Departments of the Government."--p.

iii of vol. Yellowstone Genealogy Forum. Yellowstone County Towns, Train Stations & Post Offices. Monday, J (Added Eschetah & Canyon City).

These towns, rail stations and post offices were extracted from the listings and addresses identified in the City & County Directories for years through   Fergus County.

View of the Fort Maginnis area, seen from the summit of Collar Peak in the Judith Mountains. An Army post built to protect settlers from Indian attacks, Fort Maginnis was on the east side of the Judiths, not far from the Maiden and Giltedge mining camps.

The fort was named for Major Martin Maginnis, a territorial delegate to Congress. A post office opened at Fort Maginnis in Views: Fort Peck Indian Reservation - correspondence, notes 3.

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We also have books on Lewis and Clark as well as other books of historical nature. No fiction here, folks.Headquarters and Troops D, G 1, K and M, went to Fort Custer; A, C and F went to Fort Maginnis; E to Fort Ellis; H and L to Fort Assinniboine; and B to Fort Keogh.

Colonel Grover died at Atlantic City, N. J., June 5,and was succeeded by Colonel N. A. M. Dudley, promoted from the 9th Cavalry. Please note that Plenty Coups was mistaken when he mentioned to biographer Frank Linderman that Long Horse was killed near Fort Maginnis.

This post wasn't established until ! Long Horse was killed by Lakota horse raiders inon July 25 to be exact, but this happened near Camp Lewis, present-day Lewistown, Montana.

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