CONFEDERATE MISSISSIPPI TROOPS
11th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
11th Infantry Regiment was organized at Corinth, Mississippi, in May, 1861, and mustered
into Confederate service at Lynchburg, Virginia. Its companies were recruited into Confederate
service at Lynchburg, Virginia. Its companies were recruited in the counties of Neshoba, Yazoo,
Monroe, Coahome, Noxubee, Chickasaw, Lowndes, Lamar, Carroll, and Lafayette. It fought at
First Manassas under General
B.E. Bee, then was assigned to General Whiting's, Law's, and J.R. Davis' Brigade, Army of
Northern Virginia. The 11th served with the army from Seven Pines to Cold Harbor except when it was with
Longstreet at Suffolk. Later it was involved in the Petersburg siege south of the James River
in the Appomattox Campaign.
This regiment lost 7 killed and 21 wounded at First Manassas and totalled 504 effectives in April,
1862. It had 18 killed, 142 wounded, and 3 missing at Gaines' Mill, 4 killed and 55 wounded at Second Manassas, and 8 killed and
96 wounded in the Maryland Campaign. Of the 592 engaged at Gettysburg, thirty-four percent were
disabled, and there were 9 casualties en route from Pennsylvania. It surrendered 3 officers and 15
men. The commanders were Colonels F.M. Green, Philip F. Liddell, William H. Moore, and
Reuben O. Reynolds; Lieutenant Colonels Samuel F. Butler, William B. Lowry, and George W.
Shannon; and Majors T.S. Evans and Alexander H. Franklin.
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