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Confederate Battalion

11th Georgia Infantry

Mustered in on 7/2/1861
Disbanded/Mustered out: Appomattox CH, VA 4/9/1865

 

Commanding Officer at Sharpsburg:
  Maj. F. H. Little

 

This Battalion's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of Northern Virginia
  Corps - Longstreet's Command
  Division - Jones' Division
  Brigade - Anderson's (GA) Brigade


Unit history

Organized for the war on July 2, 1861. Surrendered at Appomattox Court House, Virginia on April 9, 1865.

First Commander: George T. Anderson (Colonel);
Field Officers: Charles T. Goode (Major), Theodore L. Guerry (Lieutenant Colonel), Francis H. Little (Major, Colonel), William Luffman (Lieutenant Colonel), Henry D. McDaniel (Major) , and Western R.Welch (Major)
(from Compendium of Confederate Armies, quoted on the georgiacivilwar discussion group.

On the Sharpsburg Campaign

According to Gen Toombs' report, "...the Fifteenth Georgia Volunteers, under the command of Colonel Millican; the Seventeenth, under the command of Captain [John A.] McGregor, of my brigade, and Major Little, with five companies of the Eleventh Georgia (Colonel Anderson's brigade), all of whom had been detached several days before to guard ammunition and other trains, arrived on the field and were also placed in the new position [with Toombs' force above the Burnside Bridge, near Sharpsburg] before designated."

"... Major Little led his battalion of the Eleventh Georgia with a dashing courage and success which won the admiration of his comrades. The officers and men of his battalion deserve especial mention for their gallantry and good conduct. "

Statistics

Initial Strength: 140; Wounded (WIA): 10;
Losses, % of Initial Strength: 7.1%

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Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #303: Longstreet's Command - 14 Sep, 9 PM to 15 Sep, 12 PM
Tablet #322: Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command - 14 Sep, 9 PM to 16 Sep, 9 PM
Tablet #328: Anderson's Brigade, D.R. Jones Division - 15 Sep, 12 PM to 17 Sep, 7 AM
Tablet #368: Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command - 15 Sep, 9 AM to 16 Sep, 9 PM
Tablet #369, cont: Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command - 17 Sep, 3 PM to 18 Sep, 9 PM
Tablet #321: Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 3 PM
Tablet #373: Toombs' Brigade, Jones' Division - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 18 Sep, 9 PM
Tablet #369: Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 3 PM
Tablet #304: Longstreet's Command - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 3 PM
Tablet #323: Anderson's Brigade, D.R. Jones Division - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 4 PM

We have 3 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
BLtMcKay, D. F.Died   09/20
F&SMajLittle, Francis H        We have some details for this person
UnkPvtSlandiffer, W. E.Died   00/00

 

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