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Officers Who Commanded Fort Fred Steele

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, September 9, 2015
1. Officers Who Commanded Fort Fred Steele Marker
Inscription. U.S. Army Officers Who Commanded Fort Fred Steele from it's Inception (1868) until its Abandonment (1886)

Baker, Eugene M. (Maj, 2 Cav) Bartlett, Charles G. (Capt, 4 Inf) 1869 Bascom, Gustavus, M. (1/Lt, 13 In) 1872 Bisbee, William H. (Capt, 4 Inf) 1878-1880) Brackett, A.G. ( Lt Col, 9 Inf) 1870-1874) Bradley, Luther P. (Lt Col, 9 Inf) 1970-1874) Brisbane, James S. (Maj, 2 Cav)1870 Chipman, Henry L. (Lt Col, 7 inf) 1883-1886 Coats, Edwin M. (Capt, 4 Inf) 1880-1882 Cole, Alonzo A. (Capt, 4 Inf) 1880-1882 de Trobriand, Philippe R. Col, 13 Inf) 1871-1873 Dewees, Thomas B. (Capt, 2 Cav) 1872-1875 Dodge, Richard I. ( Maj, 30 Inf) 1868 Downey, George M. (Capt, 21 Inf) 1886 Evans, Andrew W. (Maj, 3 Cav) 1879-1882 Gordon, David S. (Capt, 2 Cav) 1875-1876 Howe, Edgar W. (1/Lt, 17 Inf) 1886 Keefe, Joseph (1/Lt, 4 Inf) 1876-1878 King, Albert D. (1/Lt, 3 Cav) 1880 Kirkland, Thaddeus S. (Capt, 7 Inf) 1885 Lawson, Joseph (Capt, 3 Cav) 1880 Lewis, W.H. (Maj, 7 Inf) 1870 McCarthur, Jr., Arthur (Capt, 13 Inf) 1874 Miles, Evan (Capt, 21 Inf) 1885 Morrow, Henry, A. (Col, 13 Inf) 1870-1871 Morton, Alfred (Capt, 9 Inf) 1882-1883 Noyes, Henry E. (Capt, 2 Cav) 1877 Osborne, Nathan W. (Capt, 13 Inf) 1873 Rawn, Charles C. (Capt, 7 Inf) 1869 Reed, William I. (Capt, 7 Inf) 1883 Smith,
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By Barry Swackhamer, September 9, 2015
2. Officers Who Commanded Fort Fred Steele Marker
This marker is on the left.
This. K. (Capt, 23 Inf) 1875 Stevenson, John D. (Col, 30 Inf) 1868-1869 Swigert, Samuel M. (1/Lt, 2 Cav) 1875 Thomas, Henry G. ( Maj, 4 Inf) 1877-1878 Thornburgh, Thomas T. ( Maj, 4 Inf) 1878-1879 Wittich, Willis (1/Lt, 21 Inf) 1885

Caption information, researched by Dr. Mark Miller, state archaeologist, is based on the signatures of commanding officers found in Fort Fred Steele's monthly Post Returns.
 
Erected by Wyoming Recreation Commission.
 
Location. 41° 46.729′ N, 106° 56.887′ W. Marker is in Sinclair, Wyoming, in Carbon County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 347 near Interstate 80, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sinclair WY 82334, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Officer's Quarters (here, next to this marker); Fort Steele Schoolhouse (a few steps from this marker); Wild Times In Benton! (within shouting distance of this marker); This January 1880 plan of Fort Fred Steele... (within shouting distance of this marker); The Great Lincoln Highway... (within shouting distance of this marker); The Passenger's Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); Enlisted Men's Barracks (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Fred Steele (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sinclair.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located at Fort Fred Steele State Historic Site. The site is on County Road 347, north of the Interstate 80 Exit 228 and on the north side of the railroad tracks.
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 25, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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