By Bud Hannings
Forts of the USA: An ancient Dictionary, sixteenth via nineteenth Centuries КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: McFarland & corporation, Inc.Автор(ы): Bud HanningsЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 2006Количество страниц: 745ISBN: 978-0-7864-1796-4Формат: pdf (e-book)Размер: 10,1 mb RAPIDили IFOLDER eighty five
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S. Fort Southerland— The Confederates established Fort Southerland (also known as Fort Diamond) in the vicinity of Camden during 1861 along present-day Bradley Ferry Road. Troops under Sterling Price occupied it during 1862 and remained there until it was seized by the Union on 15 April 1864 by the forces of General Frederick Steele. Shortly thereafter, due to a shortage of supplies, the Union abandoned the fort on 26 April. Afterward, it was reoccupied by Confederates. The site of the fort is open to the public.
A contingent of the California 1st Volunteer Cavalry arrived at Tubac during May 1864. During the following year, subsequent to the close of the Civil War, elements of the 7th California Volunteer Infantry Regiment arrived at Tubac. Shortly thereafter, during August of that same year, the main body at Tubac moved out for Fort Mason; however, the military retained the post at Tubac as an outpost. S. regulars arrived at Tubac during 1867 and established a cavalry post there. The troops were afforded quarters by the residents of the town and there was no cost involved.
It was constructed on the Arizona side of the Colorado River opposite Fort Yuma in California. The depot had responsibility for distributing supplies to all military reservations in the region including Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Nevada and Utah. The bulk of the supplies arrived at the depot via ships that delivered their cargo to the harbor at Port Isabel at the mouth of the Colorado. From there steamers would transport the cargo to Yuma and some cargo was moved by mule-drawn wagons on an overland route to the depot.