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11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment

 
 
11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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
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/ Wounded Captured - 193
Captured unwounded -37
Non-casualty - 53

(Right):
11th Mississippi Regiment

Company A - University Greys
Lafayette 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.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1863.
 
Location.
Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
2. Front Inscription
39° 49.128′ N, 77° 14.858′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. It is in Cumberland Township. Memorial is on West Confederate Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Located on Seminary Ridge in Gettysburg National Military Park, near the North Carolina State Memorial. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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); The War for Memory (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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  11th Mississippi Monument. Gettysburg Daily article. (Submitted on December 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Back Inscription image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
3. Back Inscription
 
 
Left Inscription image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
4. Left Inscription
Right Inscription image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
5. Right Inscription
Close Up of Color Sgt. William O'Brien image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
6. Close Up of Color Sgt. William O'Brien
11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Justin Mocca, 2002
7. 11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment
11th Mississippi Infantry dedication charge image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Harry Keenan, May 26, 2000
8. 11th Mississippi Infantry dedication charge
Reenactors at the dedication of the monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on September 19, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,733 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 19, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   7. submitted on December 3, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   8. submitted on August 9, 2010, by Harry Keenan of Green Cove Springs, Florida.

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