As the research of our members contines to compile, we continually find new and interesting items about the Fort. This is list of the men who were assigned to command it by the US Army. Follow links on their names to pages about them.

Name and Rank Regiment Date Assumed Command
Captain Alfred Gibbs 3rd US Cavalry Dec. 16, 1861
Captain Charles Courcelle(?) Churchill 3rd US Artillery Dec. 10, 1862
Captain Lewis Wilson 19th US Infantry April 1862
Major Pinkney Lugenbeel 19th US Infantry March 7, 1864
Lt. Colonel DeLancey Floyd Jones 19th US Infantry March 31, 1865
Colonel Silas Casey 4th US Infantry Oct. 13, 1865
Major Martin Davis Hardin 43rd Vet. Res. April 6, 1867
Lt. Colonel Joseph Barr Kiddoo 43rd Vet. Res.

May 9, 1867

Col. John Cleveland Robinson 43rd Vet. Res. May 1, 1868
Capt. Isaac Denniston DeRussy 1st US Inf June 28, 1870
Lt. Colonel Pinkney Lugenbeel 1st US Inf June 30, 1870
Capt. Isaac Denniston DeRussy 1st US Inf Sept 5, 1870
Lt. Colonel Pinkney Lugenbeel 1st US Inf Jan. 5, 1871
Capt. Robert Hilton Offley 1st US Inf Sept. 17, 1872
Lt. Colonel Pinkney Lugenbeel 1st US Inf Feb. 9, 1873
Capt. Charles Augustus Webb 22nd US Inf Jul 1, 1874
Col. Sloane David Stanley unk Aug. 12, 1876
Capt Javan Bradley Irvine 22nd US Inf Sept. 28, 1876
Lt. Col. Elwell Stephen Otis 22nd US Inf May 16, 1877
1st Lt. Oakaloosa Minnewando Smith 22nd US Inf Mar. 20, 1879
Col. Henry Boynton Clitz 10th US Inf. May 27, 1879