The Fourth Alabama Painting by Don Troiani

Second Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah

Captain M T Nunnally, commanding commanding Company H and his brother First Sergeant J E Nunnally, Company H, 11th Georgia Infantry

Captain M T Nunnally and First Sergeant J E Nunnally, 11th Georgia Infantry, Company H

Eleventh Georgia Infantry

Mustered in Confederate service for the war 3 July, 1861. Arrived at Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, 22 July, 1861. Not present at the first battle of Manassas

COLONEL G T ANDERSON
Captain G T Anderson, Walton Infantry, was appointed colonel, 11th Georgia Infantry, on 2 July, 1861.

LIEUTENANT COLONEL T L GUERRY
Captain T L Guerry, Quitman Greys, was appointed lieutenant colonel, 11th Georgia Infantry, on 2 July, 1861.

MAJOR C T GOODE
Captain C T Moode, Houston (County) Volunteers, was appointed major, 11th Georgia Infantry, on 2 July, 1861.

Company A Gainesville Light Infantry: CAPT. W H MITCHELL
The company was accepted in Confederate service at Gainesville, Hall County, Georgia, on 15 May, 1861, and was mustered in Confederate service for the war at Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, by Major & Assistant Quartermaster J L Calhoun, Confederate States Army, on 3 July, 1861.
Company B Lee (County) Volunteers: CAPT. J W STOKES
The company was accepted in Confederate service at Starkville, Lee County, Georgia, on 29 April, 1861, and was mustered in Confederate service for the war at Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, by Major & Assistant Quartermaster J L Calhoun, Confederate States Army, on 3 July, 1861.
Company C Murray Rifles: CAPT. W LUFFMAN
The company was accepted in Confederate service at Murray County, Georgia, on 21 June, 1861, and was mustered in Confederate service for the war at Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, by Major & Assistant Quartermaster J L Calhoun, Confederate States Army, on 3 July, 1861.
Company D Gilmer Boys: CAPT. W R WELCH
The company was accepted in Confederate service at Gilmer County, Georgia, on 22 May, 1861, and was mustered in Confederate service for the war at Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, by Major & Assistant Quartermaster J L Calhoun, Confederate States Army, on 3 July, 1861.
Company E Fannin Young Riflemen: CAPT. S C DOBBS
The company was accepted in Confederate service at Fannin County, Georgia, on 14 June, 1861, and was mustered in Confederate service for the war at Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, by Major & Assistant Quartermaster J L Calhoun, Confederate States Army, on 3 July, 1861.
Company F Mrs Joe Brown's Boys: CAPT. J D HYDE
The company was accepted in Confederate service at Gaddistown, Gilmer County, Georgia, on 1 June, 1861, and was mustered in Confederate service for the war at Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, by Major & Assistant Quartermaster J L Calhoun, Confederate States Army, on 3 July, 1861.
Company G Beauregard Rifles: CAPT. J Y WOOD
The company was accepted in Confederate service at Tunnel Hill, Whitfield County, Georgia, on 17 June, 1861, and was mustered in Confederate service for the war at Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, by Major & Assistant Quartermaster J L Calhoun, Confederate States Army, on 3 July, 1861.
Company H Walton Infantry: CAPT. M T NUNNALLY
The company was accepted in Confederate service at Monroe, Walton County, Georgia, under the command of Captain G T Anderson, on 19 June, 1861, and was mustered in Confederate service for the war at Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, by Major & Assistant Quartermaster J L Calhoun, Confederate States Army, on 3 July, 1861. Captain G T Anderson, Walton Infantry, was appointed colonel, 11th Georgia Infantry, on 2 July, 1861, dated 3 July, 1861, and Second Lieutenant M T Nunnally, Walton Infantry, was appointed captain, 11th Georgia Infantry, Company A, on 3 July, 1861.
Company I Quitman Greys: CAPT. L P DOZIER
The company was accepted in confederate service at Georgetown, Quitman County, Georgia, under the command of Captain T L Guerry, on 19 June, 1861, and was mustered in Confederate service for the war at Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, by Major & Assistant Quartermaster J L Calhoun, Confederate States Army, on 3 July, 1861. Captain T L Guerry, Quitman Greys, was appointed lieutenant colonel, 11th Georgia Infantry, on 2 July, 1861, dated 3 July, 1861, and First Lieutenant L P Dozier, Quitman Greys, was appointed captain, 11th Georgia Infantry, Company I, on 3 July, 1861. Captain L P Dozier, 11th Georgia Infantry, , Company I, resigned on 3 November, 1861.
Company K Houston (County) Volunteers: CAPT. G W WIMBERLY
The company was accepted in Confederate service at Perry, Houston County, Georgia, under the command of Captain C T Goode, dated 3 July, 1861, and was mustered in Confederate service for the war at Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, by Major & Assistant Quartermaster J L Calhoun, Confederate States Army, on 3 July, 1861. Captain C T Goode, Houston (County) Volunteers, was appointed major, 11th Georgia Infantry, on 2 July, 1861, dated 3 July, 1861, and First Lieutenant G W Wimberley, Houston (County) Volunteers, was appointed captain, 11th Georgia Infantry, Company K, on 3 July, 1861.

Organisation of 11th Georgia Infantry stationed at Piedmont Station, Fauquier County, Virginia, 21 July, 1861: Colonel G T Anderson, Lieutenant Colonel T L Guerry, Major C T Goode; Company A, Gainesville Light Infantry, Captain W H Mitchell; Company B, Lee (County) Volunteers, Captain J W Stokes; Company C, Murray Rifles, Captain W Luffman; Company D, Gilmer Boys, CaptainW R Welch; Company E, Fanin Young Riflemen, Captain S C Dobbs; Company F, Mrs Joe Brown's Boys, Captain J D Hyde; Company G, Beauregard Rifles, Captain J Y Wood; Company H, Walton Infantry, Captain M T Nunnally; Company I, Quitman Greys, Captain L P Dozier; Company K, Houston (County) Volunteers, Captain G W Wimberly

Sources

"The corps is now in camp at Camp Ellington, about eight miles from Georgetown."

Macon Telegraph (Macon, Bibb County, Georgia), 24 May, 1861 - Muster roll of the Quitman Greys, Camp Ellington, Quitman County, Ga., 20th May, 1861

"The Walton Infantry is a new Company organised about the first of May, by the election of George T. Anderson, Captain, Henry D. McDaniel, 1st Lieutenant, M. T. Nunnally, 2nd Lieutenant, and E. C. Arnold, 3rd Lieutenant, with a roll of 80 men, rank and file."

Southern Federal Union (Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia), 28 May, 1861 - Monroe, Walton County

"This county has sent one company to war, and another company, the Beauregard Rifles, Captain Wood, leave here tomorrow for the war."

Savannah Morning News (Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia), 1 July, 1861 - Limestone Springs, Tunnel Hill, Whitfield Co., 26th June, 1861

"Yesterday morning, the Quitman Guards, under command of Hon. T. L. Guerry, President of our Senate, as Captain, arrived. Last evening, the Houston Volunteers, Capt. Cass Goode, paraded our streets."

Southern Confederacy (Atlanta, Fulton County, County, Georgia), 2 July, 1861 - Arrival of soldiers - Parade, &c.

"Of Georgia Volunteers is now encamped in this city, near Walton's Spring. Capt. Dobbs, Fannin county. Capt. Hyde, Fannin county. Capt. Wood, Whitfield county. Capt. G. T. Anderson, Walton county. Capt. Guerry, Quitman county. Capt. Stokes, Stokesville. Capt. Good, Perry county. Capt. Luffman, Murray county. Capt. -, Gilmer county."

Weekly Chronicle & Sentinel (Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia), 3 July, 1861 - The Tenth Regiment

"The Lee Volunteers, Capt. Stokes, arrived here on Saturday evening, and left, yesterday, for the rendezvous at Atlanta. the Houston volunteers, Capt. Goode, came up on yesterday morning's train, and departed for the same destination. Last night the Quitman Greys, Capt. Guerry, from Quitman county, arrived, and passed on to Atlanta by the night train. These three companies will compose part of the 10th Regiment to be organised tomorrow, in the 'Gate city.'"

Columbus Weekly Times (Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia), 8 July, 1861 - More troops

"The Houston County Volunteers, Capt. Geo. W. Wimberly, and the Lee County Volunteers, Capt. J. W. Stokes, passed through this city on their way to Virginia, last Thursday. They belong to the Tenth Georgia Regiment, recently rendezvoused at Atlanta, and were fully armed equipped."

"The Beauregard Rifles, Capt. J. Y. Wood, from Tunnell Hill, and the Walton Infantry, Capt. M. T. Nunnally, from Walton county, passed through this city last Saturday."

Weekly Chronicle & Sentinel (Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia), 10 July, 1861

"Col. Anderson's Regiment (10th Georgia) arrived here yesterday, and is now encamped at Fairfied racecourse, near the city."

Southern Confederacy (Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia), 12 July, 1861

"Piedmont, Va., near Manassas, 21st July, 1861 - We reached Strasburg on Tuesday night - passing Manassas Junction about noon of the same day. This place (Manassas) is admirably fortified with batteries and breastworks."

"From Strasburg, we marched to Winchester, a distance of eighteen miles, on Wednesday. H. D. McDaniel"

Southern Confederacy (Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia), 23 July, 1861 - From the 11th (Col Anderson's) Regiment Ga. Volunteers. Private Letter from Lieut. McDaniel to his Father

Books/ Manuscripts

History of the Eleventh Georgia Vols. embracing the muster rolls, together with a special and succinct account of the marches, engagements, casualties, etc, by Kittrell J. Warren

"The troops will move in the following order for Manassas Junction, viz: Brigade: Ninth Georgia, Colonel Goulding: Eleventh Georgia, Colonel Anderson; Kentucky Battalion, Major Thomas Claiborne, Fifth Brigade; Tenth Alabama, Lieutenant-Colonel Martin; Thirty-eighth Virginia, Colonel Edmonds; Eleventh Alabama, Colonel Moore; Ninth Alabama, Colonel Wilcox; Nineteenth Mississippi, Colonel Mott. The above commanders will send to this office a report stating the total number of men, officers, and servants of their commands who will require transportation."

Supplement to the Official Records: Part II, Record of Events, Volume 6, Serial No.18: Record of events for the Eleventh Georgia Infantry, July 1861-August 1864, edited by James B. Hewett

"Words can but feebly portray the feelings of your brother at the end of that long but rapid march, here we were to take the cars to join Beauregard who was at that time fighting the enemy on the memorable plains of Manassas but owing to an accident on the road we failed to reach Manassas until the next day after the fight."

"Arrived at Piedmont, the army began to take passage for Manassas. Owing to a collision of the cars three regiments of our brigade, including the Eleventh, were left there until the 22d, and did not, therefore, participate in the battle."

A Georgia boy with 'Stonewall' Jackson - The letters of James Thomas Thompson: The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 70, No. 3, July, 1962, pp. 314-331, by James T. Thompson and Aurelia Austin

Georgia boys with 'Stonewall Jackson', James Thomas Thompson and the Walton Infantry, by Aurelia Austin

Roster of the Confederate soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, Volume II, by Lillian Henderson

"On the 8th of June 1861, the H. C. Vs. then in camp where New Hope now is, marched up in town and formed in front of the Perry hotel, where Miss Mitt Mann, (now Mrs. J. R. Duncan) after an appropriate address, presented the company with a beautiful flag made by the ladies of Perry. Capt. Charles T. Goode received the colors and made a short address in reply. After this the company which was uniformed in white pants and red shirts, had a zouave drill in front of the Hotel."

Personal reminiscences: The Houston Home Journal, Thursday, 26 April, 1883

"Since the return of the army from Parksville, the Thirty-third Virginia regiment, organized by Colonel A. C. Cummings, had been added to Jackson's brigade; the Sixth North Carolina to Bee's; the Eleventh Georgia to Bartow's; and a fifth brigade formed, for Brigadier General E. Kirby Smith, just promoted, of the Nineteenth Mississippi, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, and Eleventh Alabama regiments, and Stannard's Battery. Measles, mumps, and other diseases, to which new troops are subject, had been so prevalent, that the average effective strength of the regiments of this army did not much exceed five hundred men."

Narrative of military operations during the Civil War, by General Joseph E. Johnston

Confederate Military History: A library of Confederate States history, written by distinguished men of the South, Volume VI, edited by Clement A Evans

Notes

The Lee (County) Volunteers, the Murray Rifles, the Gilmer Boys, the Fannin Young Riflemen, the Mrs Joe Brown's Boys, the Beauregard Rifles, the Walton Infantry, the Quitman Greys, and the Houston (County) Volunteers, were stationed at Walton Springs, east of the Western & Atlantic Railroad, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, on 30 June, 1861, and the 11th Georgia Infantry was organised on 2 July, 1861.

Note: The Walton Infantry was ordered to Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, in the morning on 1 July, 1861.

Tunnel Hill, Whitfield County, to Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, Company G, 27 June, 1861: The Beauregard Rifles was ordered to Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, on 27 June, 1861.

Starkville, Lee County, County, to Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, Company B, 29 June-1 July, 1861: The Lee (County) Volunteers arrived at Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, in the evening on 29 June, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Georgia Railroad to Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, on 1 July, 1861.

Perry, Houston County, to Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, Company K, 2 July, 1861: The Houston (County) Volunteers arrived at Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, in the morning on 2 July, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Georgia Railroad to Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, the same day.

Note: The 11th Georgia Infantry, Company K, was stationed at Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, on 4 July, 1861,

Georgetown, Quitman County, to Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, Company I, 2/3 July, 1861: The Quitman Greys, under the command of Captain C T Goode, was ordered to Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, on 30 June, 1861, and arrived at Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, in the evening on 2 July, 1861. The company arrived by the Georgia Railroad at Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, at 8 AM on 3 July, 1861.

Note: The Quitman greys was stationed at Camp Ellington, eight miles from Georgetown, Quitman County, Georgia, on 20 May, 1861.

Mustered for the war, Walton Springs, east of the Western & Atlantic Railroad, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, 3 July, 1861: The 11th Georgia Infantry was mustered in Confederate service for the war at Walton Springs, east of the Western & Atlantic Railroad, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, by Major & Assistant Quartermaster J L Calhoun, Confederate States Army, on 3 July, 1861.

Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, to Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, Companies B, & K, 3-4 July, 1861: The 11th Georgia Infantry, Companies B and K, were ordered to proceed by the Georgia Railroad to Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, in the evening on 3 July, 1861, and arrived at Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, in the morning on 4 July, 1861.

Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, to Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, Companies G, & H, 6 July, 1861: The 11th Georgia Infantry, Companies G and H, arrived by the Georgia Railroad at Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, on 6 July, 1861.

Note: The 11th Georgia Infantry, Company A, arrived by the Richmond & Danville Railroad at Richmond, Henrico County, via Lynchburg, Campbell County, Virginia, on 10/11 July, 1861, and the 11th Georgia Infantry was stationed at Fairfield Racecourse, opposite Howard's Grove, on the Mechanicsville Turnpike, one mile northeast of the Capitol, Capitol Hill, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, between 10/11 and 15 July, 1861.

Fairfield Racecourse, opposite Howard's Grove, on the Mechanicsville Turnpike, one mile northeast of the Capitol, Capitol Hill, Richmond, Henrico County, to Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, 15-17 July 1861: The 11th Georgia Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Virginia Central Railroad to Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, by Special Orders No.221, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Virginia Forces, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, in the morning on 15 July, 1861, dated 14 July, 1861, and arrived by the Manassas Gap Railroad at Strasburg, Shenandoah County, via Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, in the evening on 16 July, 1861. The regiment was ordered to proceed by the Valley Turnpike to Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, in the morning on 17 July, 1861, and arrived at Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, at 7.30 PM the same day.

Note: Seven companies of the 11th Georgia Infantry were stationed on the heights northeast of Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, and three companies were stationed northwest ofWinchester, Frederick County, Virginia, between 17 and 18 July, 1861. The 11th Georgia Infantry was assigned to the Second Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah, under the command of Colonel F S Bartow, 8th Georgia Infantry, at Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, in the morning on 18 July, 1861.

March to Manassas Junction, 18-22 July, 1861

The 11th Georgia Infantry was ordered to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, by Special Orders No.1, Headquarters, Army of the Shenandoah, Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, at 1 PM on 18 July, 1861.

Hollingsworth's Grove, east of the Millwood Turnpike, one mile southeast of Winchester, Frederick County, to Berry's Ferry, on the Shenandoah River, three & a half miles southeast of Millwood, Clarke County, Virginia, 18-19 July, 1861: The 11th Georgia Infantry arrived at Millwood, Clarke County, Virginia, at 6 PM on 18 July, 1861, and at Berry's Ferry, on the Shenandoah River, three and a half miles southeast of Millwood, Clarke County, Virginia, at 1 AM on 19 July, 1861.

Berry's Ferry, on the Shenandoah River, three & a half miles southeast of Millwood, Clarke County, to Piedmont Station, Fauquier County, Virginia, 19 July, 1861: The 11th Georgia Infantry arrived at Paris via Ashby's Gap, on the Blue Ridge Mountains, Clarke, Loudoun, and Fauquier Counties, Virginia, at 3 AM on 19 July, 1861, and was ordered to Piedmont Station, Fauquier County, Virginia, at 5 AM the same day. The regiment arrived at Piedmont Station, Fauquier County, Virginia, at 9 AM on 19 July, 1861.

Note: Colonel J H Forney, 10th Alabama Infantry, was assigned to command the Fifth Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah, and all troops stationed at Piedmont Station, Fauquier County, Virginia, by General Orders No.1, Headquarters, Fifth Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah, Piedmont Station, Fauquier County, Virginia, on 21 July, 1861 (See the 10th Alabama Infantry).

Piedmont Station, Fauquier County, to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, 22 July, 1861: The 11th Georgia Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Manassas Gap Railroad to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, in the morning on 22 July, 1861, and arrived at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, in the afternoon the same day.

Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, to vicinity of the F Lewis' farm, a quarter of a mile southwest of Lewis' Ford, on the Bull Run River, 22 July, 1861: The 11th Georgia Infantry was ordered to the vicinity of the F Lewis' farm, a quarter of a mile southwest of Lewis' Ford, on the Bull Run River, on 22 July, 1861, and was stationed at Camp Victory, in the vicinity of the F Lewis' farm, a quarter of a mile southwest of Lewis' Ford, on the Bull Run River, between 22 and 31 July, 1861.

Camp Victory, in the vicinity of the F Lewis' farm, a quarter of a mile southwest of Lewis' Ford, on the Bull Run River, to Smith's farm, two & a half miles northeast of Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, 31 July, 1861: The 11th Georgia Infantry was ordered to Smith's farm, two and a half miles northeast of Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 31 July, 1861, and was stationed at Camp Bartow, Smith's farm, two and a half miles northeast of Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, between 15 August and 11 September, 1861.

Camp Bartow, Smith's farm, two & a half miles northeast of Manassas Junction, Prince William County, to Piney Branch, on the old Braddock Road, four miles southwest of Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, 11 September, 1861: The 11th Georgia Infantry was ordered to Piney Branch, on the old Braddock Road, four miles southwest of Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the morning on 11 September, 1861.

Note: The 9th Georgia Infantry and the 11th Georgia Infantry were ordered to proceed by the old Braddock Road towards Annandale, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 10 PM on 11 September, 1861, and arrived at Camp Jones, Piney Branch, on the old Braddock Road, four miles southwest of Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 9 AM on 12 September, 1861 (See the 9th Georgia Infantry).

Camp Jones, Piney Branch, on the old Braddock Road, four miles southwest of Fairfax Courthouse, to W Farr's Crossroads, on the old Braddock Road, one & a quarter miles south of Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, 21 September, 1861: The 11th Georgia Infantry was ordered to W Farr;s Crossroads, on the old Braddock Road, one and a quarter miles south of Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, on 21 September, 1861.

Note: The 11th Georgia Infantry was ordered to Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia, on 25 September, 1861, and six companies of the 11th Georgia Infantry, under the command of Captain J W Stokes, 11th Georgia Infantry, Company B, were stationed at W D Nutt's Hill/ Brandywine Castle, one mile east of Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia, on 27 September, 1861.

W Farr;s Crossroads, on the old Braddock Road, one & a quarter miles south of Fairfax Courthouse, to Mills Crossroads, four miles northeast of Fairfax Courthouse, & Germantown, Fairfax County, Virginia, 15-16 October, 1861: The 11th Georgia Infantry was ordered to Mills Crossroads, four miles northeast of Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, on 15 October, 1861, and to Germantown, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the morning on 16 October, 1861.

Surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse, Appomattox County, Virginia, 9 April, 1865: The 11th Georgia Infantry, under the command of Captain W H Ransey, 11th Georgia Infantry, Company H, surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse, Appomattox County, Virginia, on 9 April, 1865.

Colonel F S Bartow, 8th Georgia Infantry, Second Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah: Captain F S Bartow, Oglethorpe Light Infantry, Company A, was appointed colonel, 8th Georgia Infantry, on 1 June, 1861, and was assigned to command the Second Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah, at Camp Defiance, Stephenson's Station, on the Winchester & Potomac Railroad, five miles northeast of Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, on 17 June, 1861.

Second Corps, Army of the Potomac, 25 September, 1861: Major General G W Smith, Confederate States Army, was assigned to the command of the Second Corps, Army of the Potomac, by General Orders No.31, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 25 September, 1861.

The 11th Georgia Infantry was assigned to the Second Brigade, Second Division, Potomac District, Department of Northern Virginia, under the command of Brigadier General S A M Jones, Confederate States Army, by General Orders No.15, Adjutant & Inspector General's Office, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, on 22 October, 1861.