ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL

Picture by Fern Buford Walker

 

(Originally named Island of Rock Island)

Building of the Fort

Coming of Col. George Davenport

Changes in Local Affairs

Proposals for Armory and Arsenal

Resolutions of the Iowa Legislature

Certificate from the Government Agent

Ownership of Land

Proposed Sale of Land

Water Power

Further Legislation

Building of Armory and Arsenal

Chicago and R.I. Railroad Rights

Need of the Arsenal

Magnitude of Operations

Appropriate Buildings

Hydro-Electric Power Plant

Manufactures-Economical Productions

Military Prison

Bridges

The Island

Future of the Arsenal

The Arsenal Today

Fort Armstrong

Pictures

Arsenal Website: HERE

Arsenal Museum: HERE

Databases for National and Confederate Cemetries listed in the Cemeteries section.

 

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