Roster At Fort Armstrong

The officers and troops stationed at Fort Armstrong from August, 1819 (first return on file), until abandoned May 4, 1836, were as follows:Commanding officers: Lieutenant Colonel Willoughby Morgan, from 1819; Captain M. Marston, from August 1819 to June 1821, of Company F, Fifth Infantry; Captain S. Burbank, from June, 1821 to June, 1823, of Company D, Fifth Infantry; Major J. H. Vose, from June, 1823 to June 4, 1825, of Companies D and F, Fifth Infantry; Captain S. Burbank, from June 4, 1825 to May 21, 1826, of Companies D and F, Fifth Infantry; Major J. H. Vose from May 21, 1826 to October 9, 1827, of Companies E and H, Fifth Infantry; Captain J. Plympton, from October 9, 1827 to April 28, 1828, of Companies E and H, Fifth Infantry; Major S. Burbank, from April 28, 1828 to April 30, 1828, of Companies E and H, Fifth Infantry; Captain J. Green, from April 30, 1828 to June, 1828, of Companies C and G, Third Infantry; Captain J. S. Nelson, from June, 1828 to August 13, 1828, of Companies C and G, Third Infantry; Captain J. Green, from August 13, 1828 to July 27, 1830, of Companies C and G, Third Infantry; Captain John Bliss, July 27, 1830 to July 26, 1831, Companies D and H, Third Infantry; Captain T. J. Beall, from July 26, 1831 to September 2, 1831, of Companies C and K, First Infantry; Major John Bliss, from September 2, 1831 to May 4, 1832, of Companies C and K, First Infantry; Captain T. J. Beall, from May 4, 1832 to October 26, 1832, of Companies C and K, First Infantry; Lieutenant A. S. Miller, from October 26, 1832 to December 2, 1832, of Companies C and K, First Infantry; Captain T. F. Smith, from December 2, 1832 to June 8, 1833, of Companies G and K, First Infantry; Lieutenant Colonel W. Davenport. from June 8, 1833 to May 4, 1836, of Companies G and K, First Infantry.

 

Fort Armstrong 

 

Source: Historic Rock Island County, pub. Kramer & Company, Rock Island, Illinois, 1908