The Fourth Alabama Painting by Don Troiani

Third Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah

Private D C Farmer, Company F, 11th Mississippi Infantry, pre-civil war daguerreotype

Private D C Farmer, Company F, 11th Mississippi Infantry, pre-civil war daguerreotype

Eleventh Mississippi Infantry

Mustered in Confederate service for one year 13 May, 1861. Companies A and K arrived at Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, 20 July, 1861, and eight companies 21 July, 1861. Companies A and K stationed at Camp Walker, on the Orange & Alexandria Railroad, one and a half miles southwest of McLean's Ford, on the Bull Run River, 21 July, 1861

COLONEL W H MOORE
Captain W H Moore, 11th Mississippi Infantry, Company I, was appointed colonel, 11th Mississippi Infantry, at Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, on 4 May, 1861, and the 11th Mississippi Infantry, Companies B, C, D, E, F, G, H, and I, under the command of Colonel W H Moore, were stationed at Piedmont Station, Fauquier County, Virginia, during the first battle of Manassas on 21 July, 1861.

LIEUTENANT COLONEL P F LIDDELL
Captain P F Liddell, 11th Mississippi Infantry, Company K, was appointed lieutenant colonel, 11th Mississippi Infantry, at Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, on 4 May, 1861, and was assigned to command Companies A and K, during the first battle of Manassas on 21 July, 1861.

MAJOR S F BUTLER
S F Butler was appointed major, 11th Mississippi Infantry, at Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, on 5 May, 1861.

Company A University Greys: CAPT. W B LOWRY
The company was accepted in state service at Oxford, Lafayette County, Mississippi, on 7 February, 1861, and was mustered in state service for one year on 26 April, 1861. The company was ordered to proceed by the Mississippi Central Railroad to Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, under the command of Captain F M Green, Lamar Rifles, by Special Orders No.1, Headquarters, Fourth Brigade, Mississippi Volunteers, Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi, at 5 AM on 1 May, 1861, and was accompanied by the the Lamar Rifles. The company arrived by the Memphis & Charleston Railroad at Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, via Grand Junction, Fayette and Hardeman Counties, Tennessee, the same day.
Company B Coahoma Invincibles: CAPT. S N DELANEY
The company was accepted in state service at Friar's Point, Coahoma County, Mississippi, on 16 February, 1861, and was mustered in state service for one year on 27 April, 1861. The company was stationed at Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, on 30 April, 1861.
Company C Prairie Rifles or Riflemen: CAPT. J B WILLIAMS
The company was accepted in state service at Okolona, Chickasaw County, Mississippi, on 2 March, 1861, and was mustered in state service for one year on 30 April, 1861.
Company D Neshoba Rifles: CAPT. A H FRANKLIN
The company was accepted and mustered in state service for one year at Philadelphia, Neshoba County, Mississippi, on 24 April, 1861, and was ordered to Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, on 28 April, 1861.
Company E Prairie Guards: CAPT. J T W HAIRSTON
The company was accepted in state service at Crawfordsville, Lowndes County, Mississippi, on 15 February, 1861, and was mustered in state service for one year on 26 April, 1861.
Company F Noxubee Rifles: CAPT. G T WieR
The company was accepted in state service at Macon, Noxubee County, Mississippi, on 24 February, 1861, and was mustered in state service for one year on 25 April, 1861.
Company G Lamar Rifles: CAPT. F M GREEN
The company was accepted in state service at Oxford, Lafayette County, Mississippi, on 23 February, 1861, and was mustered in state service for one year on the 26 April, 1861. The company was ordered to proceed by the Mississippi Central Railroad to Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, by Special Orders No.1, Headquarters, Fourth Brigade, Mississippi Volunteers, Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi, at 5 AM on 1 May, 1861, and was accompanied by the University Greys. The company arrived by the Memphis & Charleston Railroad at Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, via Grand Junction, Fayette and Hardeman Counties, Tennessee, the same day.
Company H Chickasaw Guards: CAPT. W F TUCKER
The company was accepted in state service at Houston, Chickasaw County, Mississippi, on 19 March, 1861, and was mustered in state service for one year on 26 April, 1861.
Company I Van Dorn Reserves: CAPT. R O REYNOLDS
The company was accepted in state service at Aberdeen, Monroe County, Mississippi, under the command of Captain W H Moore, on 20 February, 1861, and was mustered in state service for one year on 27 April, 1861. Captain W H Moore and First Lieutenant R O Reynolds, 11th Mississippi, Company I, were appointed colonel, 11th Mississippi, and captain, 11th Mississippi, Company I, respectively, at Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, on 4 May, 1861.
Company K Carroll Rifles: CAPT. R W WILLIAMSON
The company was accepted in state service at Carrollton, Carroll County, Mississippi, under the command of Captain P F Liddell, on 26 February, 1861, and was mustered in state service for on 29 April, 1861. Captain P F Liddell and Second Sergeant R W Williamson, 11th Mississippi Infantry, Company K, were appointed lieutenant colonel, 11th Mississippi Infantry, and captain, 11th Mississippi Infantry, Company K, respectively, on 4 May, 1861.

Seizure of Warrington Navy Yard & United States Marine Barracks, 12 January 1861

Major General W H Chase, Florida Militia
Captain V M Randolph, United States Navy, resigned on 10 January, 1861, dated 14 January, 1861, and was assigned to command the troops stationed at the Warington Navy Yard and United States Marine Barracks, east of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, on 12 January, 1861.

The 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps (264), Companies A, B, C, D, and E, under the command of Colonel T C Lomax and Major S Marks, was ordered to proceed by the Alabama & Florida Railroad to Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, at 7 PM on 9 January, 1861, and arrived at Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, at 9 PM on 11 January, 1861.

Note: The 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, Companies A, B, C, D, and E, under the command of Colonel T C Lomax, was ordered to rendezvous at Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, on 8 January, 1861.

2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, Companies A, B, C, D, & E, 9 January, 1861: Colonel T C Lomax, Major S Marks; Company A, Montgomery True Blues, Captain W G Andrews; Company B, Wetumpka Light Guards, Captain J Q Loomis; Company C, Tuskegee Light Infantry, Captain R Mays; Company D, Metropolitan Guards, Second Lieutenant I W Whiting; Company E, Independent Rifles, Captain R C Farris

Garrison at Warrington Navy Yard & United States Marine Barracks, east of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, 12 January, 1861: Captain J Armstrong, United States Navy; detachment of United States Marines Corps (34), Captain J Watson

Seizure of Warrington Navy Yard & United States Marine Barracks, east of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, 12 January, 1861: The 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, Companies A, B, C, and D, and the Pensacola Rifle Rangers, the Pensacola Guards, and the Pensacola or Warrington Artillery, under the command of Colonel T C Lomax, 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, were ordered to seize the Warington Navy Yard and United States Marine Barracks, east of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, at 11 AM on 12 January, 1861 (See the United States Marine Corps).

Note: Captain J Armstrong, United States Navy, surrendered the the Warington Navy Yard and United States Marine Barracks, east of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, at 1.30 PM on 12 January, 1861, and Captain J Watson, United States Marines Corps, was ordered to Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, on 13 January, 1861.

Detachment of Florida Militia stationed at Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, 12 January, 1861: Major General W H Chase, Florida Militia; Pensacola Guards, Captain A H Bright; Pensacola Rifle Rangers, Captain E A Perry; Pensacola or Warrington Artillery, Captain (?) Jordan

Note: The Pensacola or Warrington Artillery was accepted in state service at Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, 4 January, 1861.

Garrison at Warrington Navy Yard & United States Marine Barracks

The Pensacola Guards, the Pensacola Rifle Rangers, the Greenville Guards, and the Pensacola or Warrington Artillery, under the command of Captain V M Randolph, formerly of the United States Navy, were stationed at the Warrington Navy Yard and United States Marine Barracks, east of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, on 12 January, 1861.

Greenville, Butler County, Alabama, to Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, Greenville Guards, 13 & 25 January, 1861: The Greenville Guards (90), under the command of Captain T G Pou or Pugh, was ordered to Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, on 13 January, 1861, and was stationed at the Warrington Navy Yard and United States Marine Barracks, east of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, on 25 January, 1861.

Sparta Depot, Conecuh County, Alabama, to Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, Conecuh Guards, 12 & 18 January, 1861: The Conecuh Guards, under the command of Captain E W Martin, was ordered to Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, on 12 January, 1861, and arrived at the Warrington Navy Yard and United States Marine Barracks, east of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, in the evening on 16 January, 1861. The company was ordered to Sparta Depot, Conecuh County, Alabama, on 18 January, 1861.

Troops stationed at Warrington Navy Yard & United States Marine Barracks, east of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, 1 February, 1861: Pensacola Guards (Florida) (47), Captain A H Bright; Pensacola Rifle Rangers (Florida) (56), Captain E A Perry; Pensacola or Warrington Artillery (Florida) (93), Captain W T Morrill; Greenville Guards (Alabama) (80), Captain T G Pou or Pugh

Garrison at Fort San Carlos de Barrancas & United States Military (Barrancas) Barracks

The 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, Companies A, B, C, D, and E, under the command of Colonel T C Lomax, was stationed at Fort San Carlos de Barrancas, one and a half miles west of Warrington, and the United States Military (Barrancas) Barracks, one and a half miles west of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, on 12 January, 1861.

Fort San Carlos de Barrancas, one & a half miles west of Warrington, to United States Military (Barrancas) Barracks, one mile west of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, Company D, 13 January, 1861: The Metropolitan Guards, 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, Company D, was stationed at Fort San Carlos de Barrancas, one and a half miles west of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, on 12 January, 1861, and was ordered to the United States Military (Barrancas) Barracks, one and a half miles west of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, 13 January, 1861.

United States Military (Barrancas) Barracks, one mile west of Warrington, to Fort San Carlos de Barrancas, one and a half miles west of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, Company A, 14 January, 1861: The Montgomery True Blues, 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, Company A, was ordered to Fort San Carlos de Barrancas, one and a half miles west of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, on 13 January, 1861, and to the United States Military (Barrancas) Barracks, one mile west of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, at 10 AM on 14 January, 1861.

Auburn, Lee County, Alabama, to Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, Auburn Guards, 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, 14 January, 1861: The Auburn Guards, 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, under the command of Captain G W Dixon, Jr., was ordered to Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, in the morning on 14 January, 1861.

Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama, to Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, Tuskegee or Alabama Zouaves, 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, 14 January, 1861: The Tuskegee or Alabama Zouaves, 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, under the command of Captain E M Law, was ordered to Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, in the evening on 14 January, 1861 (See the 4th Alabama Infantry).

Note: Captain B B Smith, Tuskegee or Alabama Zouaves, 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, resigned at Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama, on 14 January, 1861, and the Tuskegee or Alabama Zouaves and the Auburn Guards, 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, arrived by the steamer Ewing at the Warrington Navy Yard and United States Marine Barracks, east of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, at 12 PM on 17 January, 1861.

Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, to Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, Tuskegee or Alabama Zouaves & Auburn Guards, 16-17 January, 1861: The Tuskegee or Alabama Zouaves (49) and the Auburn Guards (42), 2nd Alabama Volunteers Corps, were ordered to proceed by the Alabama & Florida Railroad to Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, on 16 January, 1861, and arrived in the evening on 17 January, 1861.

Troops stationed at Fort San Carlos de Barrancas, one & a half miles west of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, Company A, 16 January, 1861: 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, Company A, Montgomery True Blues, Captain W G Andrews

Troops stationed at United States Military (Barrancas) Barracks, one mile west of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, Companies C, D, E, & Lowndesboro Guards, 16 January, 1861: Company C, Tuskegee Light Infantry, Captain R Mays; Company D, Second Lieutenant I W Whiting; Company E, Independent Rifles, Captain R C Farris; Company (?), Lowndesboro Guards, Captain (?) Moon

Hayneville, Lowndes County, Alabama, to Pensacoal, Escambia County, Florida, Hayneville Guards, 13 January-2 February, 1861: The Hayneville Guards arrived at Fort San Carlos de Barrancas, one and a half miles west of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, in the morning on 13 January, 1861, and was ordered to Hayneville, Lowndes County, Alabama, on 2 February, 1861 (See the 6th Alabama Infantry).

Note: The Hayneville Guards was stationed at the United States Military (Barrancas) Barracks, one mile west of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, 15 January, 1861.

Troops stationed at United States Military (Barrancas) Barracks, one mile west of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps (337), Companies A, B, C, D, E, Auburn Guards, & Tuskegee or Alabama Zouaves, 1 February, 1861: Colonel T C Lomax, Lieutenant Colonel C A Battle, Major S Marks; Company A, Montgomery True Blues, Captain W G Andrews; Comapny B, Wetumpka Light Guards, Captain J Q Loomis; Company C, Tuskegee Light Infantry, Captain W G Swanson; Company D, Metropolitan Guards, Second Lieutenant J Whiting; Company E, Independent Rifles, Captain R C Farris; Company (?), Auburn Guards, Captain G W Dixon, Jr.; Company (?), Tuskegee or Alabama Zouaves, Captain E M Law

Note: The Montgomery True Blues, 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, Company A, was stationed at Fort San Carlos de Barrancas, one and a half miles west of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, and the Metropolitan Guards, 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, Company D, at the United States Military (Barrancas) Barracks, one mile west of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, on 17 January 1861.

Warrington Navy Yard & United States Marine Barracks, east of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, to Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, Companies B, C, D, & Tuskegee or Alabama Zouaves, 17 February, 1861: The Wetumpka Light Guards, 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, Company B; the Tuskegee Light Infantry, 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, Company C; the Metropolitan Guards, 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, Company D; and the Tuskegee or Alabama Zouaves, 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, Company (?), under the command of Colonel T C Lomax, were ordered to proceed by the steamer Dick Keyes to Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, on 17 February, 1861.

Note: The Independent Rifles, 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, Company D, and the Auburn Guards, 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, Company (?), were stationed at Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, on 13 February, 1861, and the Montgomery True Blues, 2nd Alabama Volunteer Corps, Company A, was ordered to Montgomery, Montgomery County, in the evening on 17 February, 1861.

Abert's Mississippi & Alabama Infantry

The Chickasaw Guards, the Columbus Riflemen, the Lowndes or Columbus Southrons, the Prairie Guards, the Noxubee Rifles, the Enterprise Guards, the Quitman Light Infantry, and Lauderdale Rifles were ordered to rendezvous at Enterprise, Clarke County, Mississippi, on 11 January, 1861, and Abert's Mississippi & Alabama Infantry was organised at Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, on 17 January, 1861.

Enterprise, Clarke County, Mississippi, to Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, 13 January, 1861: The Chickasaw Guards, the Columbus Riflemen, the Lowndes or Columbus Southrons, the Prairie Guards, the Noxubee Rifles, the Enterprise Guards, the Quitman Light Infantry, and Lauderdale Rifles were ordered to proceed by the Mobile & Ohio Railroad to Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, on 13 January, 1861.

Note: The Alabama or Mobile Light Dragoons and the South Alabama Rangers were stationed at Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, on 13 January, 1861, and the Alabama or Mobile Light Dragoons, under the command of Captain T O'Hara, was stationed at Fort McRea, Perdido Key, Escambia County, Florida, Alabama or Mobile Light Dragoons, on 18 February, 1861 (See the 12th Alabama Infantry).

Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, to Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, 14-15 January, 1861: The Enterprise Guards, the Quitman Light Infantry, the Columbus Riflemen, the Prairie Guards, the Marion Rifles, the South Alabama Rangers and the Alabama or Mobile Light Dragoons were ordered to proceed by the steamer Oregon on Mobile Bay to Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, in the evening on 14 January, 1861, and arrived in the evening at the Warrington Navy Yard, east of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, on 15 January, 1861.

Note: The Marion Rifles (77), under the command of Captain R T Royston, was ordered to Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, on 10 January, 1861, and arrived at Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, on 12 January, 1861. The company was ordered to proceed by the steamer Le Grande on the Alabama River to Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, in the morning on 13 January, 1861, and arrived at Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama, on 5 March, 1861 (See the 5th Alabama Infantry).

Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, to Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, 17-18 January, 1861: The Chickasaw Guards, the Prairie Guards, and the Noxubee Rifles were ordered to proceed by the steamer Oregon on Mobile Bay to Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, in the evening on 17 January, 1861, and arrived at the Warrington Navy Yard, east of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, at 2 PM on 18 January, 1861.

Note: The Chickasaw Guards, the Prairie Guards, and the Noxubee Rifles arrived by the Mobile & Ohio Railroad at Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, on 15 January, 1861, and were stationed at the United States Marine Hospital, half a mile west of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, on 19 January, 1861.

Troops on steamer Oregon, 18 January, 1861: Lieutenant Colonel & Captain G T Wier, Noxubee Rifles; Chickasaw Guards (55), Captain W F Tucker; Noxubee Rifles (74), First Lieutenant J H Rives; Prairie Guards (63), Captain J T W Hairston; Honourable J S Evans, aide de camp to Governor J J Pettus (Mississippi)

Note: Abert's Mississippi & Alabama Infantry was stationed at the United States Marine Hospital, half a mile west of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, on 19 January, 1861.

Organisation of Abert's Mississippi & Alabama Infantry, 19 January, 1861: Colonel C H Abert (Columbus Riflemen), Lieutenant Colonel W B Wade (Lowndes or Columbus Southrons); Major S F Butler; Chickasaw Guards (Mississippi) (60), Captain W F Tucker; Columbus Riflemen (80) (Mississippi), Captain W R Baldwin; Lowndes or Columbus Southrons (75) (Mississippi), Captain G H Lipscomb; Prairie Guards (70) (Mississippi), Captain J T W Hairston; Noxubee Rifles (75) (Mississippi), Captain G T Weir; Enterprise Guards (75) (Mississippi), Captain J W O'Ferrall; Quitman Light Infantry (Mississippi), Captain J L Duck; Lauderdale Rifles (Mississippi), Captain C Rea; Alabama or Mobile Light Dragoons (Alabama), Captain T O'Hara; South Alabama Rangers (Alabama), Captain W S Taylor

Note: First Lieutenant F H Ripley, South Alabama Rangers, was assigned to command the South Alabama Rangers on 15 January, 1861, and the Alabama or Mobile Light Dragoons was on furlough at Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, on 31 January, 1861.

Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, to Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, 1st Battalion, 4 February, 1861: Abert's Mississippi & Alabama Infantry, 1st Battalion, (Chickasaw Guards, Prairie Guards, Quitman Light Infantry, Lauderdale Rifles, Noxubee Rifles), under the command of Lieutenant Colonel W B Wade, were ordered to proceed by the steamer Dick Keys to Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, at 10.30 AM on 4 February, 1861, and arrived at 6 PM the same day.

Note: The Chickasaw Guards, the Prairie Guards, the Quitman Light Infantry, the Lauderdale Rifles, and the Noxubee Rifles were stationed at Battle House, on Royal Street, Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, in the evening on 4 February, 1861.

Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, to Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, detachment of 2nd Battalion, 6 February, 1861: A detachment of Abert's Mississippi & Alabama Infantry, 2nd Battalion (Columbus Riflemen, Lowndes or Columbus Southrons, Enterprise Guards), arrived by the steamer Dick Keys at Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, in the evening on 6 February, 1861.

Special Orders No.1, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, on 1 March, 1861: Brigadier General B Bragg, Confederate States Army, was assigned to command all the troops in and in the vicinity of Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, by Special Orders No.1, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, on 1 March, 1861, and assumed command on 11 March, 1861.

Note: Brigadier General B Bragg, Confederate States Army, set up headquarters at Fort San Carlos de Barrancas, one and a half miles west of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, on 11 March, 1861.

Sources

"The Van Dorn Reserves, of Aberdeen, have been mustered into service, and are armed with Colt's five-shooting rifles."

Memphis Daily Appeal (Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee), 5 March, 1861 - The Mississippi items

"Our county can now boast of four fine companies, regularly mustered into 'the service of the State for twelve months' The prairie Riflemen and the rangers; Gordon's splendid cavalry company, of Okolona; the Guards, of Houston, and the Spartan Band, of Sparta, in all about 350 of the picked men of our gallany county."

Memphis Daily Appeal (Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee), 27 April, 1861 - The Military of Chickasaw

"On Tuesday last, the 'Coahoma Invincibles' passed through this place en route for their encampment at Corinth."

Memphis Daily Appeal (Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee), 5 May, 1861 - Presentation of flag to the Coahoma Invincibles

"The Western trains yesterday brought in about eleven hundred troops from Mississippi - the whole composing the Eleventh Regiment of that State - under command of Col. Moore. The following companies compose the Regiment - Lamar Rifles, Capt. Green; University Grays, Capt. Lowrey; Van Dorn Reserves, Capt. Reynolds; Prairie Guards, Capt. Hairston; Prairie Rifles Capt. Williams; Coahoma Invincibles, Capt. Delany; Chickasaw Guards, Captain Tucker; Carroll Rifles, Capt. Williamson; Noxubee Rifles, Capt. Weir; Nishobee Riflemen, Capt. Franklin, and the Spartan Band, Capt. Mallard."

Lynchburg Republican (Lynchburg, Canpbell County, Virginia), 11 May, 1861 - Arrival of more troops

"Another Mississippi regiment arrived here yesterday."

Staunton Spectator (Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia), 25 May, 1861 - Affairs at Harpers Ferry, 21 May, 1861

Books/ Manuscripts

The University Greys, Company A, Eleventh Mississippi Regiment, Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865, by Maud Morrow Brown

Supplement to the Official Records: Part II, Record of Events, Volume 33, Serial No.45: Record of events for the Eleventh Mississippi Infantry, February 1861-March 1865, edited by James B. Hewett

The Coahoma Invincibles: The Confederate Veteran, Volume XXXI, Nashville, Tenn., January-December, 1923, pp420-422, by C. C. Chambers, Phoenix, Ariz.

"Apparently it departed shortly before or after Smith's engine, and carried the First Kentucky, the remainder of the Eleventh Mississippi, and probably the First Tennessee. They started out all right, but unexpectedly the engine suffered a collision - with what no one specified - and the cars could go no farther."

Battle at Bull Run: A history of the first major campaign of the Civil War, by W. C. Davis

Publications of the Mississippi Historical Society (1898), Volume IX, edited by Franklin L. Riley

Military history of Mississippi, 1803-1898, taken from the official and statistical register of the State of Mississippi, 1908, by Dunbar Rowland

Notes

The 11th Mississippi Infantry was accepted in state service on 26 April, 1861, and Companies F and I, were mustered in state service for one year on 25 April, 1861; Companies A, E, and G, on 26 April, 1861; and Company B on 27 April, 1861; and Company H on 28 April, 1861; Company K on 29 April, 1861; and Company K on 30 April, 1861.

State Service

The Chickasaw Guards, the Prairie Guards, and the Noxubee Rifles were ordered to rendezvous at Enterprise, Clarke County, Mississippi, on 11 January, 1861, and arrived by the Mobile & Ohio Railroad at Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, on 15 January, 1861.

Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, to Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, Companies E, F, & H, 17-18 January, 1861: The Chickasaw Guards, the Prairie Guards, and the Noxubee Rifles were ordered to proceed by the steamer Oregon on Mobile Bay to Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, in the evening on 17 January, 1861, and arrived at the Warrington Navy Yard, east of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, at 2 PM on 18 January, 1861.

Troops on steamer Oregon, 18 January, 1861: Lieutenant Colonel & Captain G T Wier, Noxubee Rifles; Chickasaw Guards (55), Captain W F Tucker; Noxubee Rifles (74), First Lieutenant J H Rives; Prairie Guards (63), Captain J T W Hairston; Honourable J S Evans, aide de camp to Governor J J Pettus (Mississippi)

Note: The Chickasaw Guards, the Prairie Guards, and the Noxubee Rifles were stationed at the United States Marine Hospital, half a mile west of Warrington, Escambia County, Florida, as part of Abert's Mississippi & Alabama Infantry on 19 January, 1861.

Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, to Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, Companies E, F, & H, 4 February, 1861: The Chickasaw Guards, the Prairie Guards, and the Noxubee Rifles, Abert's Mississippi & Alabama Infantry, 1st Battalion, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel W B Wade, were ordered to proceed by the steamer Dick Keys to Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, at 10.30 AM on 4 February, 1861, and were accompanied by the Quitman Light Infantry and the Lauderdale Rifles. The Chickasaw Guards, the Prairie Guards, and the Noxubee Rifles arrived at 6 PM the same day.

Note: The Chickasaw Guards, the Prairie Guards, and the Noxubee Rifles were stationed at Battle House, on Royal Street, Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, in the evening on 4 February, 1861.

Confederate Service

The 11th Mississippi Infantry was accepted in Confederate service for one year at Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, on 4 May, 1861.

Note: The Coahoma Invincibles was staioned at Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, on 30 April, 1861, and the University Greys and the Lamar Rifles arrived at Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, on 1 May, 1861.

Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, to Lynchburg, Campbell County, Virginia, 6-10 May, 1861: The 11th Mississippi Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Memphis & Charleston Railroad to Lynchburg, Campbell County, Virginia, on 6 May 1861, and arrived by the Virginia & Tennessee Railroad at Lynchburg, Campbell County, Virginia, via Knoxville, Knox County, and Bristol, Sullivan County, Tennessee, on 10 May, 1861.

Mustered for one year, Lynchburg, Campbell County, Virginia, 13 May, 1861: The 11th Mississippi Infantry was mustered in Confederate service for one year at Lynchburg, Campbell County, Virginia, by Major & Assistant Adjutant G eneral H L Clay, Confederate States Army, on 13 May, 1861.

Lynchburg, Campbell County, to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, 17-20 May, 1861: The 11th Mississippi Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Orange & Alexandria Railroad to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, on 17 May, 1861, and arrived at Manassas Junction, Prince William County, via Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, in the morning on 18 May, 1861. The regiment was ordered to proceed by the Manassas Gap Railroad to Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia, at 10.30 AM on 18 May, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd Mississippi Infantry. The 11th Mississippi Infantry arrived by the Winchester & Potomac Railroad at Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, via Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, on 20 May, 1861.

Harpers Ferry to Bolivar Heights, one & a half miles west of Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, 21 & 22 May, 1861: The 11th Mississippi Infantry was ordered to Bolivar Heights, one and a half miles west of Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, on 21 and at 12 PM on 22 May, 1861.

Troops stationed at & in the vicinity of Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, 23 May, 1861: 2nd Virginia Infantry, Colonel J W Allen; 4th Virginia Infantry, Colonel J F Preston; 5th Virginia Infantry, Colonel K Harper; 10th Virginia Infantry, Colonel S B Gibbons; 13th Virginia Infantry, Colonel A P Hill; 2nd Mississippi Infantry, Colonel W C Falkner; 11th Mississippi Infantry, Colonel W H Moore; 4th Alabama Infantry, Colonel E J Jones; 1st Maryland Infantry, Companies A, B, C (1st), D, D, F (1st), G, and H (1st), Captain G H Steuart, cavalry, Confederate States Army; 1st Kentucky Battalion Infantry, Companies A, B, C, and D, Major H B Duncan; 2nd Kentucky Battalion Sharpshooters, Companies A and B, Acting Major & Captain J D Pope, Bustard Guards; 1st Virginia Cavalry, Companies A, B, C, D, E, F, G (1st), and H, Lieutenant Colonel J E B Stuart; 1st Rockbridge Artillery, Captain W N Pendelton; Wise Arillery, Captain E G Alburtis; Newtown Artillery, Captain G A Groves; Staunton Artillery, Captain J D Imboden

Evacuation Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, 15 June 1861: The 11th Mississippi Infantry evacuated Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, in the morning on 15 June, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Smithfield, Charlestown & Harpers Ferry Turnpike to Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, the same day. The regiment arrived at Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, in the afternoon on 15 June, 1861.

Note: The sick of the 11th Mississippi Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Winchester & Potomac Railroad to Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, at 2 PM on 13 June, 1861, and the 11th Mississippi Infantry was stationed at Camp Johnston, on the Berryville & Charleston Turnpike, on the North or South Fork of Bull Skin Run, three or four miles west of Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, in the evening on 15 June, 1861.

Camp Johnston, on the Berryville & Charleston Turnpike, on the North or South Fork of Bull Skin Run, three or four miles west of Charlestown, Jefferson County, to Mill Creek, a quarter of a mile north of Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, 16 June, 1861: The 11th Mississippi Infantry was ordered to Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 9 AM on 16 June, 1861, and arrived at Mill Creek, a quarter of a mile north of Bunker Hill, via Smithfield or Middleway, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the evening the same day.

Note: The 11th Mississippi Infantry was assigned to the Third Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah, under the command of Senior Colonel W C Falkner, 2nd Mississippi Infantry, at Mill Creek, a quarter of a mile north of Bunker Hill, via Smithfield or Middleway, Berkeley County, Virginia, on 16 June, 1861.

Mill Creek, a quarter of a mile north of Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, to Stephenson's Station, on the Winchester & Potomac Railroad, four miles northeast of Frederick County, Virginia, 17 June, 1861: The 11th Mississippi Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Martinsburg Turnpike to Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, at 2 PM on 17 June, 1861, and arrived at Camp Defiance, Stephenson's Station, on the Winchester & Potomac Railroad, four miles northeast of Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, in the evening the same day.

Camp Defiance, Stephenson's Station, on the Winchester & Potomac Railroad, four miles northeast of Winchester, to Apple Pie Ridge, half a mile northwest of Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, 20 June, 1861: The 11th Mississippi Infantry was ordered to Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, in the morning on 20 June, 1861, dated PM on 19 June, 1861, and arrived at Apple Pie Ridge, half a mile northwest of Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, the same day.

Note: Brigadier General B E Bee, Confederate States Army, was assigned to command the Third Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah, at Apple Pie Ridge, half a mile northwest of Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, on 19 June, 1861.

Apple Pie Ridge, half a mile northwest of Winchester, Frederick County, to Darkesville, Berkeley County, Virginia, 2-3 July, 1861: The 11th Mississippi Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Martinsburg Turnpike to Darkesville, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 12 PM on 2 July, 1861, and arrived via Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 10 AM on 3 July, 1861.

Darkesville, Berkeley County, to Apple Pie Ridge, half a mile northwest of Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, 7 July, 1861: The 7th Georgia Infantry was ordered to Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, at 11 AM on 7 July, 1861, and arrived at Apple Pie Ridge, half a mile northwest of Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, at 8 PM the same day.

The 11th Mississippi 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 AM on 18 July, 1861, dated 17 July, 1861.

Apple Pie Ridge, half a mile northwest of Winchester, Frederick County, to Piedmont Station, Fauquier County, Virginia, 18-19 July, 1861: The 11th Mississippi Infantry was ordered to Piedmont Station, Fauquier County, Virginia, at 2 PM on 18 July, 1861, and arrived at Berry's Ferry, on the Shenandoah River, three and a half miles southeast of Millwood, Clarke County, Virginia, at 11 PM the same day. The regiment was ordered across the Shenandoah River at Berry's Ferry, three and a half miles southeast of Millwood, Clarke County, Virginia, in the evening on 18 July, 1861, and arrived at Piedmont Station via Ashby's Gap, Paris, and Upperville, Fauquier County, Virginia, at 9 PM on 19 July, 1861.

Piedmont Station, Fauquier County, to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, Companies A & F, 20 July, 1861: The 11th Mississippi Infantry, Companies A and F, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel P F Liddell, were ordered to proceed by the Manassas Gap Railroad to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, at 2 AM on 20 July, 1861, and was accompanied by General J E Johnston and Brigadier General B E Bee, Confederate States Army. Companies A and K arrived at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, at 9.30 AM the same day.

Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, to Camp Walker, on the Orange & Alexandria Railroad, one & a half miles southwest of McLean's Ford, on the Bull Run River, 20-21 July, 1861: The 11th Mississippi Infantry, Companies A and F, was ordered one and a half miles southwest of McLean's Ford, on the Bull Run River, at 11 AM on 20 July, 1861, and was stationed at Camp Walker, on the Orange & Alexandria Railroad, one and a half miles southwest of McLean's Ford, on the Bull Run River, between 20 and 21 July, 1861.

Piedmont, Fauquier County, to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, Companies B, C, D, E, G, H, I, & K, 21 July, 1861: The 11th Mississippi Infantry, Companies B, C, D, E, G, H, I, and K, under the command of Colonel W H Moore, were ordered to proceed by the Manassas Gap Railroad to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, in the morning on 21 July, 1861, and were accompanied by the 1st Tennessee Infantry. Companies B, C, D, E, G, H, I, and K arrived at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, at 5 PM the same day.

Note: The 11th Mississippi Infantry, Companies B, C, D, E, G, H, I, and K, were delayed on the Manassas Gap Railroad at Gainesville, Prince William County, Virginia, by a collision on the Orange & Alexandria Railroad at 12 PM on 21 July, 1861, and Companies B, C, D, E, G, H, I, and K were stationed at Camp Walker, on the Orange & Alexandria Railroad, one and a half miles southwest of McLean's Ford, McLean's Ford, on the Bull Run River, in the evening the same day.

After the first battle of Manassas the 11th Mississippi Infantry, Companies A and F, arrived at Camp Walker, on the Orange & Alexandria Railroad, one and a half miles southwest of McLean's Ford, on the Bull Run River, evening on 21 July, 1861.

Camp Walker, on the Orange & Alexandria Railroad, one & a half miles southwest of McLean's Ford, McLean's Ford, to the vicinity of F Lewis' Farm, a quarter of a mile southwest of Lewis' Ford, on the Bull Run River, 23 July, 1861: The 11th Mississippi Infantry was ordered to the vicinity of F Lewis' Farm, a quarter of a mile southwest of Lewis' Ford, on the Bull Run River, in the morning on 23 July, 1861.

Vicinity of F Lewis' Farm, a quarter of a mile southwest of Lewis' Ford, on the Bull Run River, to Lewis' Ford, the Bull Run River, 25 July, 1861: The 11th Mississippi Infantry arrived at Camp Bee, Lewis' Ford, on the Bull Run River, on the Bull Run River, in the evening on 25 July, 1861.

Camp Bee, Lewis' Ford, Bull Run River, to Bristoe Station, on the Orange & Alexandria Railroad, Prince William County, Virginia, 3 August, 1861: The 11th Mississippi Infantry was ordered to Bristoe Station, on the Orange & Alexandria Railroad, Prince William County, Virginia, at 7 AM on 3 August, 1861, and arrived at Camp Jones, Bristoe Station, on the Orange & Alexandria Railroad, Prince William County, Virginia, the same day.

Reorganised at Yorktown, York County, Virginia, April 1862: The 11th Mississippi Infantry was reorganised at Yorktown, York County, Virginia, in April 1862.

Surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse, Appomattox County, Virginia, 9 April, 1865: The 11th Mississippi Infantry surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse, Appomattox County, Virginia, on 9 April, 1865.

Brigadier General B E Bee, Confederate States Army, Third Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah: Captain B E Bee, 10th United States Infantry, Company D, resigned on 3 March, 1861, and was appointed lieutenant colonel, infantry, Confederate States Army, on 4 May, 1861. Lieutenant Colonel B E Bee, infantry, Confederate States Army, was appointed brigadier general, Confederate States Army, at Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, on 17 June, 1861, and was mortally wounded at the first battle of Manassas on 21 July, 1861. He was mortally wounded in the stomach during the battle of first Manassas on 21 July, 1861, and died one mile northeast of Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 22 July, 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 Mississippi Infantry was assigned to the Third Brigade, Second Corps, Army of the Potomac, under the command of Brigadier General W H C Whiting, Confederate States Army, on 25 September, 1861.

Reports

Supplement to the Official Records, Volume 1, REPORTS TO ADDENDUM: Series I, Volume 2, pp185-189
Major H C Whiting, Third Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah, dated Camp Bee, on the Bull Run River, 1 August, 1861

Supplement to the Official Records, Volume 1, REPORTS TO ADDENDUM: Series I, Volume 2, pp191-193
Adjutant General & Brigadier General S R Gist (South Carolina), Major R A Howard (Texas), and Captain A Vander Horst (South Carolina), aides to Brigadier General B E Bee, Third Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah