The Civil War in the East

11th Connecticut Infantry Regiment

The 11th Connecticut Infantry lost 8 officers and 140 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 officer and 176 enlisted men by disease during the Civil War.



October 24 - November 14

Organized at Hartford

December 16

Left State for Annapolis, Md.


January 7-
February 8

Burnside's expedition to Hatteras Inlet and Roanoke Island, N. C. Attached to Williams' Brigade, Burnside's Expeditionary Corps.

February 8

Battle of Roanoke Island


At Roanoke Island

March 11-13

Moved to Newberne

March 14

Battle of Newberne


Duty at Newberne


Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Dept. of North Carolina

July 2

Moved to Morehead City

July 3-5

To Newport News, Va.


Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac

August 1-6

Moved to Fredericksburg

August 31-September 3

Moved to Brooks' Station, then to Washington, D.C.


Maryland Campaign

September 14

Battle of South Mountain

September 16-17

Battle of Antietam

September - October

Duty at Pleasant Valley, Md.

October 27-November 19

Movement to Falmouth, Va.

December 12-15

Battle of Fredericksburg, Va.


January 20-24

Burnside's 2nd Campaign, "Mud March"

February 6-9

Moved to Newport News, Va.

March 13

To Suffolk

April 12-May 4

Siege of Suffolk. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Va.

April 24

Edenton Road

May 3

Providence Church Road and Nansemond River

May 4

Siege of Suffolk raised

June 9-16

Reconnaissance to the Chickahominy

June 24-July 7

Dix's Peninsula Campaign

July 1-7

Expedition from White House to South Anna River


Moved to Portsmouth, Va. and attached to 2nd Brigade, Getty's Division, Portsmouth, Va., Dept. of Va. and N. C.

October 1

Moved to Gloucester Point



Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. Va. and N. C.

May 4-28

Butler's operations on south side of the James River and against Petersburg and Richmond

May 5

Occupation of Bermuda Hundred, Va.

May 7

Port Walthal Junction, Chester Station

May 9-10

Swift Creek or Arrow field Church

May 12-16

Operations against Fort Darling

May 12-16

Battle of Drewry's Bluff

May 17-27

On Bermuda Hundred front

May 27-31

Moved to White House, thence to Cold Harbor

June 1-12

Battles about Cold Harbor

June 15-18

Assault on Petersburg

June 16 - April 2

Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond

July 30

Mine explosion Petersburg (Reserve)

August 25

On Bermuda Hundred front, attached to Provisional Division, Army of the James


On north side of the James before Richmond, attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 24th Army Corps, Dept. of Va.


April 3

Occupation of Richmond


Duty at Richmond and Lynchburg, Va.


Attached to 1st Independent Brigade, 24th Army Corps

December 21

Mustered out

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