11th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry
This regiment was organized at Harrisburg and in Westmoreland County August, 1861. It mustered out July 1, 1865.
For more information on the history of the 11th Pennsylvania Infantry, see the following:
- The Wikipedia article, 11th Pennsylvania Infantry, (accessed 20 September, 2011)
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.
Field and Staff Officers - See Roster
Regimental Band - See Roster
Company A - Men recruited at Carlisle, Cumberland County and Harrisburg, Dauphin County - See Roster
Company B - Men recruited at Lockhaven, Clinton County - SeeRoster
Company C- Men recruited at Latrobe, Westmoreland County - SeeRoster
Company D - Men recruited at Jersey Shore, Lycoming County - See Roster
Company E - Men recruited at Latrobe and Ligonier, Westmoreland County - See Roster
Company F - Men recruited at Salem, Westmoreland County - See Roster
Company G - Men recruited in Allegheny County - See Roster
Company H - Men recruited at Mauch Chunk, Carbon County - See Roster
Company I - Men recruited at Greensburg, Westmoreland County - See Roster
Company K - Men recruited at Youngstown, Westmoreland County - See Roster
Unassigned men - See Roster
- Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Pennsylvania 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.
- Pennsylvania in the Civil War describes many sources, specifically for Pennsylvania, 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.
- PaRoots gives the organization of this regiment and tells about its battles. There are additionalreferences as well as rosters. There is also a description of themonument at Gettysburg.<br>
- Locke, William Henry. The Story of the Regiment: History of the 11th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co, 1868. FHL Fiche 6083965. Google Books. Internet Archives. Other Libraries.
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).