|11th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry (3 Year)|
|Active||July 30, 1861 to July 14, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of Shiloh|
Battle of Port Gibson
Battle of Champion's Hill
Siege of Vicksburg
Service[edit | edit source]
The 11th Illinois Infantry was mustered into Federal service for a three year enlistment on July 30, 1861 at Cairo, Illinois. The regiment was mustered out on July 14, 1865.
Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]
The regiment suffered 7 officers and 179 enlisted men killed in action or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 284 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 471 fatalities.
Commanders[edit | edit source]
- Colonel W.H.L. Wallace - promoted to brigadier general on July 30, 1861.
- Colonel Thomas E.G. Ransom - promoted to brigadier general on April 2, 1862.
- Colonel Garrett Nevins - killed in action near Vicksburg on April 23, 1863.
- Colonel James H. Coates - mustered out with the regiment.
See also[edit | edit source]
Notes[edit | edit source]
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf1.htm The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
- http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilcivilw/f&s/011-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil war website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
References[edit | edit source]
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