Georgia 11th Infantry Regiment



HISTORICAL NOTES:
The Eleventh Georgia Infantry was organized and mustered into Confederate service in the early spring of 1861. Some of the companies had enlisted before the firing on Fort Sumter.

The Eleventh regiment served in Anderson's Brigade, Field's Division, Longstreet's Corps, Army of Northern Virginia. They served throughout the war in Virginia from First Manassas through Appomattox. They accompanied Longstreet to Tennessee in 1863 and participated in Chickamauga and the siege of Knoxville.

Several collections of letters and firsthand accounts are available for this regiment and at least 4 full length regimental histories have been written.

FIELD OFFICERS:
Colonels:
Anderson, George T.
Little, Francis H.
Lieutenant Colonels:
Guerry, Theodore LeGrand
Luffman, William
Majors:
Goode, Charles T.
Lutiman, William
Welch, W. R.
Little, Francis H.
McDaniel, Henry D.

BATTLES:
First Manassas
Yorktown
New Bridge
Seven Days
Rappahannock Station
Second Manassas
Sharpsburg
Fredericksburg
Suffolk
Gettysburg
Funkstown
Charleston
Chickamauga
Chattanooga
Knoxville
Wilderness
Petersburg
Appomattox.

COMPANIES:
If you are looking for someone in this regiment, you should also check the rosters of The 11th Infantry Battalion
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Potter, Lieut. C. A. - Listed as being a member of the 11th Georgia Infantry and dying at the Planks Hoods Division Hospital at Gettysburg. Name not listed in Henderson's Roster
Field Staff and Band
Company A - Gainesville Light Infantry – Hall County
Company B - Lee Volunteers – Lee County
Company C - Murray Rifle Company – Murray County
Company D - Gilmer Boys - Gilmer County
Company E - Fannin Young Riflemen – Fannin County
Company F - Mrs. Joe Brown's Boys - Gilmer County
Company G – Catoosa County
Company H - Walton Infantry - Walton County
Company I - Quitman Greys – Randolph County
Company K - Houston Volunteers - Houston County

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REFERENCES:
Henderson - Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia
Sifakis - Compendium of the Confederate Armies