11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment

11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment (HM7GZ)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 49.128', W 77° 14.858'

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(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 / 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.
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HM NumberHM7GZ
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Year Placed2000
Placed By11th Mississippi Memorial Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 3:09pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307627 N 4410063
Decimal Degrees39.81880000, -77.24763333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.128', W 77° 14.858'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 7.68" N, 77° 14' 51.48" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 126-142 W Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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