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Fort Sumter Partial Commanders List (edit list)
Assumed Relieved Rank Name Cullum Notes
1860-12-26 1861-04-01 Major Anderson, Robert 406 Forced to surrender to Confederates
at the start of the U.S. Civil War
Transferred his command from Fort Moultrie
1863-09-04 1864-05  Lt. Col. Elliott, Stephen N/A Confederate commander.
1864-05 1864-07-20  Capt. Mitchel, John C. N/A Confederate commander. Killed in the third bombardment of the fort.
1864-07-20 1865-02-17  Capt. Huguenin, Thomas A. N/A Last Confederate commander. He evacuated the fort but did not surrender it.
Dates are formatted in yyyy-mm-dd to sort correctly.
The Cullum Number is the graduation order from the United States Military Academy by year and class rank and links to a page for the officer on the website version of the Cullum Register. Listings without a Cullum Number indicate that the person was not a graduate of the United States Military Academy.
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