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11th Regiment, Alabama Infantry

11th Infantry Regiment was formed at Lynchburg, Virginia, in June, 1861, and totalled 972 men. They were from Marengo, Greene, Bibb, Washington, Perry, Clarke, Fayette, Pickens, and Tuscaloosa counties. The unit was assigned to General Wilcox's, Perrin's, Sanders', and W.H. Forney's Brigade, and served in many battles with the Army of Northern Virginia. It was active from Seven Pines to Cold Harbor, took its place in the Petersburg trenches, then saw action in the Appomattox Campaign. The regiment contained 656 effectives in April, 1862, and reported 9 killed and 49 wounded at Seven Pines and 338 casualties during the Seven Days' Battles. It had 39 men disabled in the Maryland Campaign, 8 at Fredericksburg, 82 at Chancellorsville, and 75 at Gettysburg. There were 14 officers and 176 men at the surrender on April 9, 1865. Its commanders were colonels Sydenham Moore, John C.C. Sanders, and George E. Tayloe; Lieutenant Colonel S.F. Hale; and Majors George Field, Richard J. Fletcher, and Archibald Gracie, Jr.
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