CONFEDERATE ARKANSAS TROOPS
11th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry
11th Infantry Regiment, organized during July, 1861, in Saline County, Arkansas, contained men
from Yell, Ouachita, Saline, and Sebastian counties. The unit was active at Memphis and Fort Pillow, then, assigned to the Western
Department, was captured on Apirl 8, 1862, at Island No. 10. After being exchanged and reorganized as mounted infantry, it moved to lower Mississippi.
The 11th served under the command of Generals W. Adams, Mabry, and Ross, Department of
Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana, and in April, 1864, was consolidated with the 17th
(Rector's) Arkansas Regiment. It skirmished in Louisiana, fought in several small engagements in
Mississippi, and was included in the surrender on May 4, 1865. The field officers were Colonels
J. L. Logan and J. M. Smith, Lieutenant Colonels M. S. Miller and McDuff Vance, and Major
James T. Poe.
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