HISTORICAL NOTES:

    The 11th Florida Regiment was composed of the 4th Florida Battalion, seven companies, the companies of Captains Ochus and Robinson, of the 2nd Battalion, and Cullen's unattached company. There is some confusion in the records that makes the assignment of two of the companies in this Regiment uncertain. W. J. Robinson was Captain of Co. A; Adams A. Ochus, of Co. D; Charles Beggs, of Co. E; John Tanner, of Co. F; G. W. Bassett, of Co. G; W. E. Anderson, of Co. H; Joe J. Chaires, of Co. I; D. D. McLean, of Co. K. Like the 10th the story of the 11th follows closely that of the 9th until the fateful April 6, when this Regiment with the 5th and 8th, under the command of Colonel Brevard, was sent by Colonel Lang, then in command of the Brigade, Finnegan having been transferred to Florida, by order of General Lee to protect the wagon train. These Regiments were captured by General Custer's Cavalry. This accounts for the Regiment surrendering but 4 officers and 19 men on the morning of April 9 at Appomatox.

    The Battle Flag of the 11th Florida Infantry was captured at the Battle of Sayler's Creek by troops under the command of Major General George Custer.

    "Of about 3,000 rebels, only 600 escape Custer. But the general is still not satisfied. He orders three Union cavalry divisions to give chase, cutting men down as they run. In a rare act of lenience, those who make it into the woods are allowed to live. Later they will be rounded up as prisoners of war. For now their confinement is the woods itself; those who try to fight their way out are promptly driven back inside. More that 2,600 Confederates are captured."
    - REF: karensfamilyfiles.blogspot.com/2011/11/william-ashley-gilley-civil-war-soldier.html

OFFICERS:

BATTLES:


    15 Aug 1863 - Green Cove Springs, FL.
    15 Jan 1864.
    8 Feb 1864 - Boynton's Bluff, FL.
    3 Apr 1864 - Richmond, VA.
    4 Apr 1864 - Burkeville, VA.
    1 Jun 1864 - Cold Harbor, VA.
    4 Jun 1864 - Cold Harbor, VA.
    6 Jun 1864 - Cold Harbor, VA.
    10 Jun 1864 - Petersburg, VA.
    13 Jun 1864 - Petersburg, VA.
    15 Jun 1864 - Petersburg, VA.
    22 Jun 1864 - Petersburg, VA.
    23 Jun 1864 - Petersburg, VA.
    24 Jun 1864 - Petersburg, VA.
    27 Jun 1864 - Reams' Station, VA.
    27 Jun 1864 - Petersburg, VA.
    29 Jun 1864 - Reams' Station, VA.
    1 Jul 1864 - Petersburg, VA.
    2 Jul 1864 - Petersburg, VA.
    9 Jul 1864 - Petersburg, VA.
    30 Jul 1864 - Petersburg, VA.
    10 Aug 1864 - Petersburg, VA.
    21 Aug 1864 - Weldon Railroad, VA.
    21 Aug 1864 - White House Station, VA.
    21 Aug 1864 - Petersburg, VA.
    21 Aug 1864 - Reams' Station, VA.
    22 Aug 1864 - Weldon Railroad, VA.
    22 Aug 1864 - Petersburg, VA.
    24 Aug 1864 - Reams' Station, VA.
    10 Sep 1864 - Petersburg, VA.
    11 Sep 1864 - Petersburg, VA.
    14 Sep 1864 - Petersburg, VA.
    15 Sep 1864 - Petersburg, VA.
    20 Sep 1864 - Petersburg, VA.
    24 Sep 1864 - Petersburg, VA.
    27 Sep 1864 - Marianna, FL.
    4 Oct 1864 - Petersburg, VA.
    23 Oct 1864 - Petersburg, VA.
    26 Oct 1864 - Petersburg, VA.
    2 Nov 1864 - Petersburg, VA.
    10 Dec 1864 - Weldon Railroad, VA.
    1 Feb 1865 - Petersburg, VA.
    9 Feb 1865 - Petersburg, VA.
    20 Feb 1865 - Petersburg, VA.
    2 Apr 1865 - Petersburg, VA.
    2 Apr 1865 - Hatcher's Run, VA.
    3 Apr 1865 - Richmond, VA.
    6 Apr 1865 - Harper's Farm, VA.
    6 Apr 1865 - Farmville, VA.
    6 Apr 1865 - Sailor's Creek, VA.
    6 Apr 1865 - Newport News, VA.
    6 Apr 1865 - Archer's Farm, VA.
    6 Apr 1865 - Amelia Court House, VA.
    6 Apr 1865 - Danville, VA.
    6 Apr 1865 - Burkeville, VA.
    7 Apr 1865 - Burkeville, VA.
    7 Apr 1865 - Amelia Court House, VA.

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