11th Infantry Regiment was assembled at Houston, Texas, during the winter of 1861-1862.
Many of the men were recruited in the towns of Clarksville, Henderson, and Marshall, and the
counties of Cherokee and Shelby. It was assigned to the Army of New Mexico, then served in H.
Randal's and Maclay's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department. The unit skirmished in Louisiana
and lost 4 killed, 15 wounded, and 32 missing at Bayou Bourdeau. During the Red River
Campaign, Company A with 3 officers and 42 men was captured. It moved to Arkansas, fought
at Jenkins' Ferry, then was
stationed at Shreveport, Louisiana, and later Hemstead, Texas, where it disbanded in May, 1865.
The field officers were Colonels A. J. Coupland, James H. Jones, and O.M. Roberts, and Majors
Nathaniel J. Caraway and Thomas H. Rountree.