CONFEDERATE GEORGIA TROOPS
11th Regiment, Georgia Infantry
11th Infantry Regiment, organized in the spring of 1861, contained men from Hall, Lee,
Fannin, Houston, Gilmer, Murray, Walton, and Quitman counties. Sent to Virginia, the unit first
served in the Potomac District, then was assigned to General G.T. Anderson's Brigade, Army of
Northern Virginia. It fought in the various campaigns of the army from Seven Days' Battles to Cold Harbor, except when it was
with Longstreet at Suffolk, in Georiga, and at Knoxville. The unit did not participate in the Battle
of Chickamauga. After taking part in the Petersburg siege south and north of the
James River, it was active in the conflicts around Appomattox. It contained 573
effectives in April, 1862, had 140 at Sharpsburg, and lost sixty-five percent of
the 310 engaged at Gettysburg.
From April 14 to May 6, the regiment sustained 110 casualties, and from August 1 to December
31, 1864, there were 51 disabled. It surrendered with 16 officers and 176 men. The field officers
were Colonels George T. Anderson and Francis H. Little; Lieutenant Colonels Theodore L.
Guerry and William Luffman; and Majors Charles T. Goode, Henry D. McDaniel, and Western R.
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