a former fort in S Nebraska, near Kearney: an important post on the Oregon Trail.
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Fort Kearney is considerable of a fort, built of adobies or unburnt brick.Journal of a Trip to California by the Overland Route Across the Plains in 1850-51 | E. S. (Eleazer Stillman) Ingalls
The fort is built mostly of adobies, or unburnt brick, and resembles Fort Kearney.Journal of a Trip to California by the Overland Route Across the Plains in 1850-51 | E. S. (Eleazer Stillman) Ingalls
We reached the long-looked-for Fort Kearney, marching thirteen and a third miles.
We left Fort Kearney behind, but made only ten and a half miles, none of us being in the long-march humor.
We arrived once more at Fort Kearney, having marched nineteen and a quarter miles.