11th Infantry Regiment

 

West Confederate Avenue, McMillan Woods, Gettysburg

Located on Hancock Avenue at Brian Barn on other side of stone wall.  Gettysburg

Picture on the left

Front:

11th Mississippi
Infantry Regiment

Davis' Brigade-Het's Division
A. P. Hill's Corps
Army of Northern Virginia
Confederate States of America
Afternoon July 2-July 4, 1863

Right:

Combatants-393

Killed in action/died of wounds-110
Wounded/wounded captured-193
Captured unwounded-37
Non-casualty-53

Left:

The 11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment, under the command of Col. Francis M. Green and Maj. Reuben O. Reynolds, formed West of the Tree Line on Seminary Ridge behind Maj. William Pegram's Battalion of artillery and immediately South of McMillan's Woods on July 3, 1863.  Shortly after 3:00 P. M., Color Sgt. William O'Brien of Company C, memorialized on this monument, raised the colors and the Regiment stepped forward.  Although clusters of men reached the stone wall near Brian's Barn, the attack was driven back with heavy loss, and the remnants of the Regiment reformed in this vicinity.

Rear:

11th Mississippi Regiment

Company A-University Greys
Lafayette County-1st Lt. Jonathan V. Moor

Company B-Coahoma Invincibles
Coahoma County-Capt. William D. Nunn

Company C-Prarie Rifles
Chickasaw County-Capt. George W. Shannon

Company D-Neshoba Rifles
Neshoba County-Capt. Jonathan R. Prince

Company E-Noxubee Rifles
Lowndes County-Capt. Henry P. Halbert

Company F-Noxubee Rifles
Noxubee County-Capt. Thomas J. Stokes

Company G-Lamar rifles
Lafayette County-Capt. William G. Nalms

Company H-Chickasaw Guards
Chickasaw County-Capt. Jamison H. Moore

Company I-Van Dorn Reserves
Monroe County-Capt. Stephen C. Moore

Company K-Carroll County Rifles
Carroll County-Capt. George W. Bird, Jr.

Roster
(Surnames)

A-B

C-E

F-H

I-L

M-O

P-R

S-V

W-Z

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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