UNION WEST VIRGINIA VOLUNTEERS
11th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry
Organized at Wheeling, Elizabeth, Burning Springs,
Parkersburg, Ravenswood, Kanawha Station and Point Pleasant, W.
Va., October 29, 1861, to October 8, 1862. At Ceredo and
Parkersburg, W. Va., till October, 1862. Attached to Railroad
District, West Virginia, Dept. of the Mountains and Middle
Department, to January, 1863. Parkersburg, W. Va., to March,
1863. 6th Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Army Corps, Middle
Department, to June, 1863. Wilkinson's Brigade, Scammon's
Division, Dept. West Virginia, to December, 1863. 3rd Brigade,
2nd Division, West Virginia, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd
Infantry Division, West Virginia, to July, 1864. 2nd Brigade,
3rd Infantry Division, West Virginia, July, 1864. 3rd Brigade,
1st Infantry Division, West Virginia, to December, 1864. 3rd
Brigade, Independent Division, 24th Army Corps, Army of the
James, to June, 1865.
- Duty at Parkersburg and guarding Baltimore & Ohio
Railroad through counties south of line from Jackson County to
Lewis County till June, 1863. Skirmishes at Arnoldsburg and Camp
McDonald, W. Va., May 6, 1862. Scout to Roane and Clay Counties
May 8-21. Big Bend June 4. Mouth West Fork June 10. Glenville
September 1. Spencer Roane Court House September 2. Operations
against Jones' Raid on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad April 21-May 21,
1863. Duty on the Upper Potomac till August. West Union May 6,
1863 (1 Co.). Elizabeth Court House May 16. At Parkersburg,
Clarksburg, Grafton, Sutton, Bulltown and Beverly guarding
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad till April, 1864. Operations against
Morgan July 2-26, 1863. Glenville August 21, 1863 (Cos. "C,"
"H"). Near Glenville August 27, 1863 (Cos. "C," "H"). Skirmish
at Beech Fork, Calhoun County, September 8, 1863. Roane County
September 12. Bulltown, Braxton County, October 13. Salt Lick
Bridge October 14. Ravenswood October 26. Sandy River near
Elizabeth October 27. Hurricane Creek December 3 (Detachment).
Crook's Raid on Virginia & Tennessee Railroad May 2-19, 1864.
Princeton May 6. Battle of Cloyd's Mountain May 9. Cove
Mountain or Grassy Lick near Wytheville and New River Bridge May
10. Salt Pond Mountain and Gap Mountain May 12-13. Hunter's
Expedition to Lynchburg May 26-July 1. Panther Gap June 4.
Middlebrook and Brownsville June 10. Lexington June 11. Otter
Creek near Liberty June 16. Spencer June 16. Diamond Hill June
17. Lynchburg June 17-18. Retreat to Charleston, W. Va., June
19-July 1. Buford's Gap June 19. About Salem June 21. Moved to
Shenandoah Valley July. Sandy Hook, Md., July 8. Snicker's
Ferry or Gap July 17-18. Battle of Kernstown, Winchester, July 24.
Flintstone Creek, Md., August 1. Cumberland, Md., August 1 (4
Cos.). Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November
28. Berryville September
3. Battle of Opequan,
Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22.
Skirmishes at Cedar Creek October 1 and 13. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty
in Shenandoah Valley at Camp Russell till December 19. Moved to
Washington, D. C., thence to Bermuda Hundred, Va., December
19-23. Duty in the trenches before Richmond till March, 1865.
Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Moved to front of
Petersburg March 28-29.
Hatcher's Run March 30-31 and April 1. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of
Lee April 3-9. Rice's Station
April 6. Appomattox Court
House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to
Lynchburg April 12-15, thence to Farmville and Burkesville
Junction April 15-19, and to Richmond April 22-25. Duty near
Richmond till June, 1865. Mustered out June 17, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 63 Enlisted men
killed and mortally wounded and 148 Enlisted men by disease.
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