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Fort Lancaster

Texas frontier sentinel

by Lawrence John Francell

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Texas State Historical Association in Austin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Fort Lancaster (Tex.),
  • Texas,
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas.,
    • Fort Lancaster (Tex.) -- History.,
    • Texas -- History, Military -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 67-69).

      Statementby Lawrence John Francell.
      SeriesFred Rider Cotten popular history series ;, no. 13
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF394.F637 F73 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination70 p. :
      Number of Pages70
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL389689M
      ISBN 100876111738
      LC Control Number98054581

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Fort Lancaster by Lawrence John Francell Download PDF EPUB FB2

By Wilson White, Fort Lancaster Staff. Fort Lancaster State Historic Site, a Texas Historical Commission property, spans 82 acres and commemorates the remnants of a fort established in to protect the Lower El Paso-San Antonio Road from American Indian raids. During the s through the s, numerous people traveled west along this route.

Fort Lancaster book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Today Fort Lancaster sits as a ghostly ruin in west Texas, far removed from /5. Until the establishment of Fort Stockton by troops from Fort Lancaster, this was the only garrison between Fort Clark and Fort Davis.

Manned by only one of two companies of the First Infantry, Fort Lancaster was one of the most isolated posts in Texas. The only civilian presence was a sutler and a stage stop for the overland mail.

Fort Lancaster by Lawrence John Francell Book Resume: One of the least known and most isolated of the frontier forts, Fort Lancaster during its brief existence ( to ) had the vital mission of guarding the road across Texas to California, and did this with foot soldiers and without a nearby civilian community.

This is the story of. Built along Live Oak Creek near the junction with the Pecos, Fort Lancaster was established in Fort Lancaster book one of a chain of posts along the Military Road from San Antonio to El Paso.

Until the establishment of Fort Stockton by troops from Fort Lancaster, this was the only garrison between Fort Clark and Fort Brand: Texas State Historical Assn Press. Today Fort Lancaster sits as a ghostly ruin in west Texas, far removed from any major highway.

However, this frontier post once played a major role in the protection of the primary southern route to California after the discovery of gold. Built along Live Oak Creek near the junction with the Pecos, Fort Lancaster was established in as one of. Fort Lancaster, one in a series of forts erected along the western Texas frontier, is located in the Pecos River Valley, along Live Oak Creek, in Crockett County, Texas, United fort was established by Captain Stephen Decatur Carpenter on Augto guard the military supplies, commercial shipments, and immigrants moving along the San Antonio-El Paso Road.

While the original fort that Lancaster Lupton built has long been gone, a dedicated group of individuals began in to reconstruct the fort. The reconstructed Fort Lancaster, as it was known in its original period of operation,was completed and dedicated in Fort Lancaster State Historic Site, Sheffield, Texas.

1, likes 62 talking about this. Fort Lancaster is located in the heart of West Texas, miles south of Midland, miles southwest of San. Read "Fort Lancaster Texas Frontier Sentinel" by Lawrence J.

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The Seniors Blue Book is a resource guide for Assisted Living, Home Health, Non-Medical, Hospice, Skilled Nursing, Alzheimer's, Events, Activities. The history of Fort Lancaster is not one of great men or great events. It is the story of the commonplace life of soldiers on the isolated American frontier during a time when communications relied upon horse and wagon, and the road they guarded was the vital link to California.

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Today Fort Lancaster sits as a ghostly ruin in west Texas, far removed from any major highway. However. Today Fort Lancaster sits as a ghostly ruin in west Texas, far removed from any major highway.

However, this frontier post once played a major role in the protection of the primary southern route to California after the discovery of gold. Built along Live Oak Creek near the junction with the Pages: Initially there were a few variations, such as Loncastre in the Domesday Book, and Lanecastrum in the Pipe Rolls.

The name itself comes from the river Lune, on which Lancaster is situated, and the Old English ceaster, a term for a Roman fort.

Lancaster family history enters the books with William de Lonecastre, enrolled in the. Get directions, maps, and traffic for Fort Lancaster, TX.

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Army established Fort Lancaster in near an important crossing of the Pecos River on the military road between San Antonio and El Paso. The garrison's principal work was in providing escorts for mail carriers, wagon trains, and settlers.

Buffalo Soldiers from the 9th U.S. Cavalry used this sub-post of Fort Stockton for a few years following the Civil War, and.Fort Lancaster protected the lower road from San Antonio to El Paso in the years following the discovery of gold in California.

The duties of the men stationed at Fort Lancaster were to escort mail and freight trains, pursue Mescalero Apaches and Comanches, and patrol their segment of road to keep track of Indian movements.