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Fort Lowell was a United States Army post active from 1873 to 1891 on the outskirts of Tucson Arizona. Fort Lowell was the successor to Camp Lowell.The fort played a pivotal role during the Apache Wars, providing additional protection for the Tucson area. Far too large and well-manned to be attacked directly, Fort Lowell provided supplies and manpower for outlying military installations. During its eighteen years of operation, the fort averaged thirteen officers and 239 enlisted men. Among...
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