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Fort Reno D. T. Post Cemetery Register

Note: I believe the list below was compiled near the end of 1867 as at least two deaths, and burials, which occurred in 1868 are not listed.

Sources (if different information, i.e. spelling, date, unit, is given):
  1. Executive Papers of the War Dept., U.S. Serial Set.
  2. Ft. Reno, D. T. Post Register
  3. U.S. Army Enlistments
  4. Testimony of Col. H. B. Carrington to the Special Commission

Surname Given Name
Rank
Co.
Regiment
Date of Death    Remarks   
Notes
Barr William Private F 27 U.S. Inf. 12/11/1866    
Brewster James Private F 2 U. S. Cav. 03/28/1867    
Burt B. Private D 5 U. S. Vols. 03/1866    
Daniels N. H. Lieutenant   18 U. S. Inf. 07/20/1866 Killed by Indians  
Derr Adam Private B 27 U. S. Inf. 03/27/1864 [sic]    
Donley Thomas Private B 18 U. S. Inf. 08/1867    
Dumont John F. Private B 27 U. S. Inf. 01/23/1867    
Dyer Edward M. Private I 27 U. S. Inf. 04/01/1867    
Erickson J. P. Surgeon   16 KS Cav. 09/1865    
Forrest Moses Private F 27 Wis. Inf. [sic] 03/28/1867    
Fox Thomas E. Private F 27 Wis. Inf. [sic]    04/05/1867    
Hollander L. P. -------- --- ---------- 09/22/1865    
Holt James N. Private C 5 U. S. Vols. 03/15/1866    
Johnson J. M. Private D 5 U. S. Vols. 07/02/1866 Killed by Indians  
Kelly Thomas E. Corporal C 5 U. S. Vols. 03/11/1866    
Lee P. Private C 5 U. S. Vols. 10/07/1865    
Leggitt M. K. Private C 5 U. S. Vols. 03/08/1866 Killed by Indians  
McClure Ephraim Private C 5 U. S. Vols. 02/02/1866    
McClure Samuel Sergeant I 27 U. S. Inf. 03/27/1867 Killed by Indians  
Mahan Patrick Private B 27 U. S. Inf. 03/27/1867 Killed by Indians  
Mortimer John Private F 27 U. S. Inf. 03/31/1867    
Murphy Daniel Private G 27 U. S. Inf. 07/08/1866 [sic]    
Postlewait Joseph Civilian --- ---------- 08/04/1867 Killed by Indians 4    "…Killed by Indians four miles from Fort Reno."4
Riley Charles Private I 37 U. S. Inf. [sic] 03/27/1867 Killed by Indians  
Smith Peter H. Civilian --- ---------- 08/16/1867 Killed by Indians Killed while guarding "Cattle herd of Wells Fargo and Co…." 2
Slagle 2/ Stagle 1 Cornelius 2/ Charles 1 Private F 2/ I 1 27 U. S. Inf. 05/30/1867 Killed by Indians  
Stoss John B. Civilian --- ---------- 07/31/1866    
Thompson J. M. Private D 5 U. S. Vols. 07/02/1866 Killed by Indians  
Unknown   Private A Pawnee Scouts 08/18/1865    
Unknown   Hosp. Stew.   16 KS Cav. 09/25/1865    
Unknown   -------- --- --------- ---------------    
Walsh Carimer Citizen --- --------- ---------------    
Williams Stockley /
Stackly 4
Citizen --- --------- 08/04/1867 Killed by Indians "…Killed by Indians four miles from Fort Reno." 4


Also dead but are not buried or were not listed as buried in the Post cemetery at the time the above inventory was performed are:

Erustberger    Charles Private   I    27 U. S. Inf.    04/26/1867    Killed by Indians    "Killed by Indians while escort to Govt. train en route to Fort Laramie D. T. near 1st crossing of Platte River D. T…." 2
Edwards Albert H. Private C 18 U. S. Inf. 12/02/1867 Killed by Indians "Killed in action with hostile Indians near Crazy Woman's Creek D. T. while escorting Govt. Train to Fort Phil. Kearney D. T…." 2
Smith Benjamin F. Major --- 27 U. S. Inf. 06/22/1868 Died of disease Originally buried in Post Cemetery, however, is not listed above. "Bvt. Lieut. Colonel B. F. Smith Major 27th Infantry, Commanding Post, died after a short illness of two days." 2 "24th June Funeral of Bvt. Lieut. Colonel B. F. Smith took place at 5 P. M." 2
Koch / Korch William J. A 2 U. S. Cav. 07/19/1868 Killed by Indians "…during the engagement Private Wm. J. Koch/Korch …was killed…" 2