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11th Alabama Infantry, (CSA)

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  • Pvt. George Washington Carper, (CSA) (1831 - 1910)
    of the Carper family in Oregon. Moved to Promise, OR, from West Virginia in the 1890s. Some of his children had previously moved there. Battle Unit Name:36th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (2nd Kanawha In...
  • William Crossland Pegues, (CSA) (1838 - 1899)
    Military Service: U.S. Civil War (1861-1865), Confederate States Army (CSA) Enlisted Demopolis, Marengo County, Alabama, 11 Jun 1861; 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment, Company "D". Age 22, Rank: Private....
  • Brig. General John C. C. Sanders (CSA) (1840 - 1864)
    Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and at the age of 18 entered the University of Alabama, where he studied until early 1861, when Alabama seceded. Enlisting i...

The 11th Regiment Alabama Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War.

The 11th Alabama was mustered in at Lynchburg, Virginia, on June 17, 1861. Some of the companies making up the regiment had been already in service for several months at the time of mustering. The regiment surrendered at Appomattox Court House.

Total strength and casualties:

The 11th mustered 1192 men during its existence. The regiment suffered approximately 270 killed in action or mortally wounded and 200 men who died of disease, for a total of approximately 470 fatalities. An additional 170 men were discharged from the regiment and 80 were transferred to other units.

Commanders:

Colonel Sydenham Moore

Colonel John C. C. Sanders

Colonel George Edward Tayloe