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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1004.AM:  Forts (Nebraska)



Papers:  1819-1946; 1974

Nebraska:  Military forts and camps

Size:  One folder



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection contains brief historical notes about the following Nebraska forts: Fort McPherson, Fort Kearny, Fort Sidney, Fort Niobrara, Fort Atkinson, Fort Omaha, Camp Sheridan, Fort Robinson, and Fort Hartsuff. The notes indicate when the forts were established and why they were established. They describe what military life was like at the forts, as well as what happened to the forts after they were no longer in use. Also included in the collection is an essay entitled, “The Role of the Military in Nebraska Frontier Society,” by Karen Barry.



History Nebraska holds various collections relating to individual forts as well.



INVENTORY



Misc. historical materials about various forts in Nebraska



 



Subject headings:



Barry, Karen

Camp Sheridan (Nebraska) — History

Fort Atkinson (Nebraska) — History

Fort Hartsuff (Nebraska) — History

Fort Kearny (Nebraska) — History

Fort McPherson (Nebraska) — History

Fort Niobrara (Nebraska) — History

Fort Omaha (Nebraska) — History

Fort Robinson (Nebraska) — History

Fort Sidney (Nebraska) — History

Forts and fortifications — Nebraska

Military art and science — Nebraska

Military bases — Nebraska

Military facilities — Nebraska

Military life



 



Revised TMM        07-15-2009