11th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)

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=== Brief History  ===
 
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The 11th Virginia was organized at Lynchburg, Virginia, in May, 1861, and accepted into Confederate service in July. Its members were raised in the counties of Campbell, Botetourt, Montgomery, Fauquier, Culpeper, Rockbridge and Alleghany Counties. It was reorganized on 26 April 1862. <br>  
 
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=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== 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.  
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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.<br>  
 
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Company A (Rifle Greys)<br>
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Company A (Rifle Greys)<br>  
  
Company B ( Southern Guards)
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Company B ( Southern Guards)  
  
Company C ( Clifton Greys)
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Company C ( Clifton Greys)  
  
Company D ( Fincastle Rifles)
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Company D ( Fincastle Rifles)  
  
Company E ( Lynchburg Rifles)
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Company E ( Lynchburg Rifles)  
  
Company F ( Preston Guards)
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Company F ( Preston Guards)  
  
Company G ( Home Guard)
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Company G ( Home Guard)  
  
Company H ( Jeff Davis Guards)
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Company H ( Jeff Davis Guards)  
  
Company&nbsp; I&nbsp; (Rough and Ready Rifles)
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Company&nbsp; I&nbsp; (Rough and Ready Rifles)  
  
Company K&nbsp; (Valley Regulators)
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Company K&nbsp; (Valley Regulators) - Many men in this Company were from Alleghany and Rockbridge Counties. See {{FHL|121546|title-id|disp=FHL book 975.581 H2m}} for a muster roll of men from Alleghany County.<br>
  
The information above is from ''11th Virginia Infantry ''by Robert T. Bell
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The information above is from ''11th Virginia Infantry ''by Robert T. Bell  
  
 
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Brief History

The 11th Virginia was organized at Lynchburg, Virginia, in May, 1861, and accepted into Confederate service in July. Its members were raised in the counties of Campbell, Botetourt, Montgomery, Fauquier, Culpeper, Rockbridge and Alleghany Counties. It was reorganized on 26 April 1862.

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.

Company A (Rifle Greys)

Company B ( Southern Guards)

Company C ( Clifton Greys)

Company D ( Fincastle Rifles)

Company E ( Lynchburg Rifles)

Company F ( Preston Guards)

Company G ( Home Guard)

Company H ( Jeff Davis Guards)

Company  I  (Rough and Ready Rifles)

Company K  (Valley Regulators) - Many men in this Company were from Alleghany and Rockbridge Counties. See FHL book 975.581 H2m for a muster roll of men from Alleghany County.

The information above is from 11th Virginia Infantry by Robert T. Bell

Other Sources

References