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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
11th Infantry Regiment was formed at Lynchburg, Virginia, in June, 1861, and totalled 972 men. They were from Marengo, Greene, Bibb, Washington, Perry, Clarke, Fayette, Pickens, and Tuscaloosa counties. There were 14 officers and 176 men at the surrender on April 9, 1865.<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>
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11th Infantry Regiment was formed at Lynchburg, Virginia, in June, 1861, and totalled 972 men. They were from Marengo, Greene, Bibb, Washington, Perry, Clarke, Fayette, Pickens, and Tuscaloosa counties. There were 14 officers and 176 men at the surrender on April 9, 1865.<ref>National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>
  
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
  
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.  
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Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.
  
Companies by County:  
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<br> Companies by County:  
  
 
*Company A - many men from [[Marengo County, Alabama#Military|Marengo County]]  
 
*Company A - many men from [[Marengo County, Alabama#Military|Marengo County]]  
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The list of companies with their counties is found on [http://history-sites.com/~kjones/wilcox.html#11th-Inf history-sites.com ]web site.  
 
The list of companies with their counties is found on [http://history-sites.com/~kjones/wilcox.html#11th-Inf history-sites.com ]web site.  
  
The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 2232 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=CAL0011RI Roster].
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 2,232 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=CAL0011RI Roster]. <br>
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
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*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|Beginning United States Civil War Research]] gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier or sailor. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in 'Alabama in the Civil War' and 'United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865' (see below). <br>
 
*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|Beginning United States Civil War Research]] gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier or sailor. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in 'Alabama in the Civil War' and 'United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865' (see below). <br>
  
*National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information. <br>
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*National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information. <br>
  
 
*[[Alabama in the Civil War|Alabama in the Civil War]] describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Alabama, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
 
*[[Alabama in the Civil War|Alabama in the Civil War]] describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Alabama, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  
 
*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865]] describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. additional information. <br>
 
*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865]] describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. additional information. <br>
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*Clark, George. ''A glance backward; or, Some events in the past history of my life.''&nbsp;(Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1991), {{FHL|79224|item|disp=FHL Film 1697374 Item 5}} and (Bethesda, Maryland&nbsp;: University Publications of America, c1990, {{FHL|784386|item|disp=FHL fiche 6082291}}
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*Griffin, Ronald G. ''The 11th Alabama Volunteer Regiment in the Civil War''. (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland and Co., c2008), {{FHL|1837843|item|disp=FHL book 976.1 M2gr}}
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

Latest revision as of 20:48, 14 December 2017

Alabama
Alabama Military
Alabama in the Civil War
11th Regiment, Alabama Infantry

Brief History

11th Infantry Regiment was formed at Lynchburg, Virginia, in June, 1861, and totalled 972 men. They were from Marengo, Greene, Bibb, Washington, Perry, Clarke, Fayette, Pickens, and Tuscaloosa counties. There were 14 officers and 176 men at the surrender on April 9, 1865.[1]

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.


Companies by County:

The list of companies with their counties is found on history-sites.com web site.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2,232 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier or sailor. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in 'Alabama in the Civil War' and 'United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865' (see below).
  • National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
  • Alabama in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Alabama, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. additional information.
  • Clark, George. A glance backward; or, Some events in the past history of my life. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1991), FHL Film 1697374 Item 5 and (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1990, FHL fiche 6082291
  • Griffin, Ronald G. The 11th Alabama Volunteer Regiment in the Civil War. (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland and Co., c2008), FHL book 976.1 M2gr

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).