The First (Old) Fort Sully 1863 ~ 1866
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358
N 44° 20.931 W 100° 16.400
14T E 398511 N 4911408
Quick Description: The first (Old) Fort Sully 1863-1866 located along the Missouri River just east of Pierre, SD
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 10/6/2006 8:58:07 AM
Waymark Code: WMTC8
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators
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Long Description:
Alfred Sully's troops marched here in the fall of 1863 after engaging in the Battle of Whitestone in North Dakota. The fort was 270 feet square, with palisades and bastions. The American Fur Company operated near this fort until to soldiers left. The post was abandoned in July 1866 when the military moved to new Fort Sully, about 36 miles upriver.
Marker Name: The first (old) Fort Sully 1863 ~ 1866

Marker Type: Roadside

Marker Text: Not listed

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