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Fort Duncan Marker and one of several surviving fort buildings image, Touch for more information
By William F Haenn, June 8, 2012
Fort Duncan Marker and one of several surviving fort buildings
Texas (Maverick County), Eagle Pass — Fort Duncan
Established by Captain S. Burbank, first U.S. Infantry, March 27, 1849 as a protection to western communication. Garrisoned by Federal troops until March 20, 1861 and since 1868. Now known as Camp Eagle Pass — Map (db m56146) HM
Texas (Maverick County), Eagle Pass — 1979 — Fort Duncan
Established March 27, 1849, by Capt. Sidney Burbank with companies A, B, and F, First U.S. Infantry. Name honors Col. James Duncan, a hero of the Mexican War. Fort served as frontier outpost near trail of California emigrants; base of . . . — Map (db m56187) HM
Texas (Maverick County), Eagle Pass — 1980 — Fort Duncan Infantry Barracks
Built about 1868, soon after the U.S. Army's post-Civil War reoccupation of Fort Duncan, this building played a part in aviation history when the first military cross-country flight, from Fort McIntosh in Laredo, landed here in 1911. By 1932 the . . . — Map (db m56151) HM

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