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    11TH ARKANSAS INFANTRY REGIMENT
     CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA

NARA Film
Roll 118 A-C
        119 D-L
        120 M-R
        121 S-W
Some of the items on the film are too faded to read.

Organized in Saline Co, AR in Jul1861 and was surrendered 8Apr1862 at Island #10, in the Mississippi River near New Madrid, MO. Exchanged 16Sep1862 at Vicksburg, MS. Consolidated with the 17th (Rector's-Griffith's) and designated as the 11th & 17th Inf Regt Consolidated in Jan1863.
The record books of the 11th were lost at the time of surrender. These records were reconstructed from memory as best they could do after their exchange in Sep1862.

BURKE, J.D. Drum Major
Enl 28Jul1861 at Pine Bluff, AR. Captured 8Apr1862 at Island 10, MO and sent to MP at Camp Butler, IL then to Vicksburg, MS for exchange 23Sep1862. Signed a requisition as a captain 29Apr1863.

GESSWELLER, JOSEPH Asst Surgeon
Appointed 27Sep1862. Captured at New River, LA and sent to Donaldsonville, LA 10May1864. Paroled 19May1865 at Jackson, MS.

GREEN, GOODWIN, Drum Major
Enl 18Jul1861 at Benton, AR. Captured 8Apr1862 at Island 10, MO and sent to MP at Camp Butler, IL then to Vicksburg, MS for exchange 23Sep1862.

HOGUE, EZEKIEL Chaplain
Appointed 8Aug1861. Captured 8Apr1862 at Island 10, MO and sent to MP at Camp Chase, OH then to Johnsonís Island, OH 26Apr1862. Released 3Aug1862.

POE, JAMES T. Maj
Enl 9Nov1863. Aptd to rank 30Sep1863. See Poe's Bn AR Cav.

SMITH, JABEZ M. Col
Appointed 8Aug1861. Captured 8Apr1862 at Island 10, MO and sent to MP at Camp Chase, OH then to Johnson's Island, OH then to Vicksburg, MS for exchange 1Sep1862.

VANCE, M.D. Lt Col
Enl 29Jul1861 at Benton, AR. Appointed 30Sep1862.Captured 8Apr1865 at Island 10, MO and sent to MP at Camp Chase, OH then to Johnson's Island, OH 1May1862 then to Vicksburg, MS for exchange 1Sep1862. Paroled 19May1865 at Jackson, MS.
 

UNIDENTIFIED UNITS
 

BAILEY, Z. Pvt
Captured 3Nov1863 in LA. POW in New Orleans, LA 31Jul1864.

BUMGARNER, N.J. Pvt
Enl 17Jul1861 at Benton, AR. Captured 8Apr1862 at Island 10, MO and sent to MP at Camp Butler, IL then to Vicksburg, MS for exchange 23Sep1862.

COOPER, H.A. Pvt
An escaped POW captured 31Jul1862 in Jefferson Co, MO and sent to MP at Alton, IL. This is probably A.J. Cooper of Company D.

COTHRON, JOHN C. Pvt
See 15th AR Inf.

JOHNSON, J.G. Pvt
 Captured 16Feb1862 at Ft Donelson, TN and sent to MP at Camp Douglas, IL. On roll at Camp Douglas, IL 1Aug1862.

MILLER, MARK S. Lt Col
Captured 8Apr1865 at Island 10, MO and sent to MP at Camp Chase, OH then to Johnson's Island, OH 1May1862 then to Vicksburg, MS for exchange 1Sep1862.  (SEE Crawford's AR Cav Bn.)

MILLER, WILLIAM Cpt
Pay account dated 20Dec1864.

NORTON, E. 1Lt
Captured 29mar1864 near Natchez, MS and sent to MP at Johnson's Island, OH 12May1864.

PEACE, J.G. Pvt
Captured 9Jul1863 and paroled 12-13Jul1863 at Port Hudson, LA.

PHILLIPS, ZACH Cpt
Pay account dated 21Sep1861.

PHOLTON, J.P. Pvt
Died of pneumonia 8May1862 at Hickory Street MP, St Louis, MO.

SHERARD, W.F. Pvt
Captured 12Jan1864 at Port Hudson, LA and exchanged 21Aug1864 at New Orleans, LA.

SWANSON, JOHN W. --
He was at Camp Chase, OH 13Apr1862. A white servant of Col Smith.

WHEAT, H.J. Cpt
See 1st AR Inf.

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