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Brief History

The 11th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry was organized at Kansas City April 1863, from 11th Kansas Infantry. It moved to Kansas and mustered out September 26, 1865.[1]

For more information on the history of this unit, see:


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. Men from Chase and Shawnee counties enlisted in this regiment.


11th Kansas Cavalry Rosters

Field and Staff Officers
Non-Commissioned Staff
Company A - Many men from Leavenworth County, and Jefferson County
Company B - Many men from Jackson County
Company C - Many men from Lyon County
Company D - Many men from Jefferson County
Company E - Many men from Shawnee CountyLyon County and Douglas County
Company F - Many men from Anderson County
Company G - Many men from Riley County and Leavenworth County
Company H - Many men from Shawnee County
Company I
Company K
Company L
Company M
Unassigned
Erratta (corrections)

Index

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,923 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 'Kansas 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.
  • Kansas in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Kansas, 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.

References

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

 

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