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Mojave History - Military:

Fort Mohave

Fort Mohave, Az.

Fort Mojave was originally established April 19, 1959 by Major L.A. Armistead in order to protect travelers from the Mohave Indians at the Colorado River.

History in the Mojave Preserve
Prudently, the Mohave complied, and Hoffman set up a military post on the eastern bank of the Colorado River that soon became known as Fort Mojave. ...

Human Impacts on the Mojave National Preserve Area
The Mojave Road (or Old Government Road) began in the east at Fort Mojave (now long gone) on the banks of the Colorado River and extended west to historic ...

Mojave Road
With increasing westward exploration and settlement in the 19th century, the route became a military wagon road in 1859 when Fort Mojave on the Colorado ...

Native American Culture - Death Valley National Park
U.S. military presence increased at Camp Cady, east of Mojave National Preserve, at established posts in the Owens Valley and at Fort Mohave along the ...

Ranching History in the Mojave Preserve
Several times, herds of hundreds of cattle or sheep were driven over the route across the Mojave either to resupply Fort Mojave on the Colorado River or to ...

Fort Tejon
Fort Tejon was first garrisoned by the United States Army on August 10, 1854 and was abandoned ten years later on September 11, 1864. People in the Mojave ...

Fort Paiute
... army troops from November 17, 1867 to May 3, 1868.

ZZYZX Mineral Springs - Mojave Desert, Mojave Preserve
Soda Lake lies at the terminus of the Mojave River. In wet years, the playa may contain standing ... Fort Soda Springs This desert camp, variously named for ...

History in the Mojave Preserve
Prudently, the Mohave complied, and Hoffman set up a military post on the eastern bank of the Colorado River that soon became known as Fort Mojave. ...

Afton Canyon
The route following this road, known as the Mojave Road, is a rugged 4-wheel-drive scenic tour running from Fort Mojave on the Colorado River near Needles ...

Hoffman Establishes Fort Mojave
Several weeks later, Mojaves stole stock from a mail station that had been established two miles south of Fort Mojave, and attacked it. ...

Mojave Indian History - Mining
It was found necessary to reactivate Fort Mojave, and in May 1963, two companies of ... After the establishment of Fort Mojave, about 800 Mojaves under the ...

Fort Soda, Hancock's Redoubt
"The Indians demanded flour and tobacco as the price of peace," the commander at Fort Mojave reported. "Not having these articles supplied them, ...

Fort Piute, Fort Beale, Fort Piute Hill
When the then Major Carleton established his chain of desert redoubts in 1859 and 1860, the first one west of Fort Mojave was what Carleton named Fort Beale ...

History of the Eastern Mojave
Prudently, the Mohave complied, and Hoffman set up a military post on the eastern bank of the Colorado River that soon became known as Fort Mojave. ...

Mojave History - Railroads
By 1890, there was no longer a need for a Fort in the Mojave Valley. Fort Mojave buildings were used instead as a boarding school for Mojave children, ...

Mohave Indians Fort Mojave
...In 1858 the seeds of Fort Mojave were planted when Lt. Edward Beale and troop of 12 camels cleared and opened a wagon road along Whipple’s survey route. ...

Chemehuevi History - American Period
This encounter led to the establishment of Fort Mohave at the Mohave villages and the subjugation of the Mohaves by the U. S. military. ...

Camp Rock Spring
An official Army post, Camp Rock Spring in the Mojave Desert, on the road from Camp Cady to Fort Mohave, Arizona, located near Kelso, San Bernardino County, ...

Camp Marl Springs
In 1852, John Brown later the ferry owner at Fort Mojave, found the springs a life saver. When his party had become exhausted in the blowing sand dunes of ...

Camp Cady
Camp Cady served as the base for a whole series of camps, redoubts, and forts along the Old Government Road to Fort Mojave and the Salt Lake Road, ...

Indians of the Mojave Desert
U.S. military presence increased at Camp Cady, east of Mojave National Preserve, at established posts in the Owens Valley and at Fort Mohave along the ...

Camel Expedition
Mojave History - Military: Bitter Springs - Fort Irwin ... River and from Fort Mohave (western Arizona) along the 35th Parallel to Fort Tejon, California. ...

Pozos de San Casimiro
This sets his San Pedro de los Jamajabs nearly opposite the well-known site of Fort Mojave. This military post was built in 1858 on a bluff on the left bank ...

1st Dragoons, Co. K
... A one-officer, 20-man patrol made two round trips a month between Fort Mojave and . ...

Military & Pioneer Period - Mohave Indians
Hoffman Establishes Fort Mohave- 1859. Hoffman reported that the route he had taken across the Mojave Desert was too difficult to send troops through in ...

Rose-Bailey Wagon Train
At its end, they promised the commander of Fort Yuma not to fight against other ... of Fort Mojave and the U.S. military control of the Mojave (1994:86). ...

Mojave Desert - John C. Fremont
Associated photo tours Route 66 - Fort Tejon Also see - John Charles Fremont ... Mojave Indian History - Explorers For example, of six Mojaves met in 1844 ...

Citizens on Desert Left Unprotected
To add to the concerns of the community during this time was the closure of Fort Tejon and Fort Mojave. It was felt by Aaron Lane and the others who either ...

Sierra de Santa Coleta
He started west from the river below Fort Mojave, and took an Indian trail that runs approx. parallel with, but a few miles S. of, the main wagon road I was ...

Marengo District Mines
The Irataba Mining District, heralded as the “richest copper district on the Colorado,” was probably discovered early in 1863 by soldiers from Fort Mojave. ...

TROUBLE AT THE MOHAVE VILLAGES
As a result of this incident the military was brought into the desert, which would have long lasting effects: the permanent Army post of Fort Mojave would ...

THE CAMEL EXPRESS
In 1859 Captain Winfield Scott Hancock had been assigned to supply the newly created Fort Mojave on the Colorado River, and he decided to give the camels ...

MILITARY RENIGS ON PEACE TALK PROMISE
When Fort Mojave was abandoned in May 1861, the Paiutes were reinforced in their thinking that they were winning their war with the whites. ...


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