11th Rhode Island Infantry

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11th Regiment, Rhode Island Infantry during the Civil War between Oct 1862 and Jul 1863.

History[edit]

Organized at Providence and mustered in October 1, 1862. The regiment was commanded by Colonel George Earl Church throughout its service.

The regiment left Rhode Island for Washington, D. C. on October 6. Attached to Military District of Washington D.C. to December, 1862. District of Alexandria, Defences of Washington, and 22nd Army Corps, to April, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, Department of Virginia, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, Department of Virginia to July, 1863.

SERVICE[edit]

Duty at East Capitol Hill, Fort Ethan Allen and Miner's Hill, Defences of Washington, till January 14, 1863. Guard duty at Convalescent Camp till April 15. Moved to Norfolk, thence to Suffolk April 15–19. Siege of Suffolk April 19-May 4. Siege of Suffolk raised May 4. Expedition to destroy Norfolk & Petersburg Railroad and Seaboard & Roanoke Railroad May 16–27. Expedition to Blackwater June 12–18. Moved to Norfolk June 19, thence to Yorktown, and to Williamsburg June 22. Duty at Williamsburg till June 30. Left Yorktown for home July 2. Mustered out July 13, 1863.

Losses[edit]

Regiment lost 8 by disease.

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