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Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment

 
 
11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
1. 11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment Monument
Inscription. (Front):
Davis' Brigade - Heth's Division
A.P. Hill's Corps
Army of Northern Virginia
Confederate States of America
Afternoon July 2 - July 4, 1863

(Back):The 11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment, under the command of Col. Francis M. Green and Maj. Ruben 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 regimented 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.

(Left):
Combatants - 393
Killed in Action / Died of Wounds - 110
Wounded / Wounded Captured - 193
Captured unwounded -37
Non-casualty - 53

(Right):
11th Mississippi Regiment

Company A - University Greys
Lafayette
Front Inscription Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
2. Front Inscription
County - 1st Lt. Johnathan V. Moore

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

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

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

Company E - Prairie 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 O. Nelms

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.
 
Erected 2000 by 11th Mississippi Memorial Association.
 
Location. 39° 49.128′ N, 77° 14.858′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on West Confederate Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Click for map.
Back Inscription Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
3. Back Inscription
Located on Seminary Ridge in Gettysburg National Military Park, near the North Carolina State Memorial. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lane's Battalion (a few steps from this marker); Heth's Division (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Line of Battle (within shouting distance of this marker); Wingfield's Battery - Lane's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Davis's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina (within shouting distance of this marker); Brockenbrough's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Ross's Battery - Lane's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Dedication of the Monument. Page detailing the dedication of the monument. (Submitted on September 19, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. A brief
Left Inscription Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
4. Left Inscription
history of the regiment. (Submitted on September 19, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. 11th Mississippi Monument. Gettysburg Daily article. (Submitted on December 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Right Inscription Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
5. Right Inscription
Close Up of Color Sgt. William O'Brien Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
6. Close Up of Color Sgt. William O'Brien
11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment Photo, Click for full size
By Justin Mocca, 2002
7. 11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment
11th Mississippi Infantry dedication charge Photo, Click for full size
By Harry Keenan, May 26, 2000
8. 11th Mississippi Infantry dedication charge
Reenactors at the dedication of the monument.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,983 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   7. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   8. submitted on , by Harry Keenan of Green Cove Springs, Florida. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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