11th Regiment, Michigan Infantry (2nd organization)
Brief History[edit | edit source]
The 11th Regiment, Michigan Infantry was organized at Jackson, Michigan, January 4 to February 26, 1865. It was mustered out September 16, 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. 
For a history of this regiment see Michigan Regimental Histories which gives a brief history, places served, battles fought, commanders and company rosters.
For more information on the history of this unit, see:
- The Civil War Archive section, 11th Regiment Infantry (Reorganized), (accessed 20 July 2012).
- The Wikipedia article, 11th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment (Reorganized), (accessed 13 July 2012).
Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin[edit | edit source]
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. The companies and rosters below are the same as those for the 1st organization.
Company A - Many men from St. Joseph and Jackson Counties - see Roster
See Rosters, as there were men from many different Counties in these Companies.
Other Sources[edit | edit source]
- 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 ‘Michigan 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.
- Michigan in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Michigan, 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.
- Michigan, and George H. Turner. "Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865 [Eleventh Infantry]" (Lansing, Michigan: Michigan Adjutant-General's Dept, 1905). Digital Copy . FHL Fiche 6084658 . Other Libraries
- National Park Service. Stones River Website. Lists additional sources for information about the 11th Michigan Infantry. (accessed July 20, 2011)
- Thornton, Leland W. "When Gallantry Was Commonplace: The History of the Michigan Eleventh Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1864" (New York: P. Lang, 1991)FHL Book 977.4 M2t . Other Libraries.
References[edit | edit source]
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 November 2010).