DescriptionFort Bragg was established on June 11, 1857, by 1st Lieutenant Horatio Gates Gibson, 3rd Artillery, US Army. Gibson, who later became a Brigadier General, named the fort in honor of his former company commander Braxton Bragg. The fort was abandonded in October 1864.
Today, Fort Bragg is a town of over 7,000 residents.
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