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11th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

11th Infantry Regiment was organized at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in July, 1861. Some of the men were recruited in Catahoula, Pointe Coupee, and Caddo parishes. The unit fought at Belmont, then in April, 1862, was captured at Island No. 10. After the exchange, it was not reorganized. However, many of its members were transferred to the 13th and 20th Louisiana Infantry Regiments, and the 14th (Austin's) Louisiana Battalion Sharpshooters. The field officers were Colonel Samuel F. Marks, Lieutenant Colonel Robert H. Barrow, and Majors E.G.W. Butler, Jr., Alex. Mason, and James A. Ventress, Jr.
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