Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment
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.
Killed in Action / Died of Wounds - 110
Wounded / Wounded Captured - 193
Captured unwounded -37
Non-casualty - 53
Company A - University Greys
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. 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.
2. 11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. A brief history of the regiment.
3. 11th Mississippi Monument. Gettysburg Daily article.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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