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Eleventh Missouri Infantry.

Mower's Brigade — Tuttle's Division--Fifteenth Corps.

(1) Col. Joseph B. Plummer, W. P., R. A.; Brig.-Gen., U. S. V. (3) Col. Andrew J. Weber (Killed).
(2) Col. Joseph A. Mower, B. A.; Bvt. Major-Gen., U. S. A. (4) Col. William L. Barnum.
(5) Col. Eli Boyer; Bvt. Brig.-Gen., U. S. V.

Losses. Officers. En. Men. Total.
Killed or mortally wounded 6 98 104
Died of disease, accidents, in prison, etc. 2 179 181
Totals 8 277 285

Total enrollment, 945; killed, 104; percentage, 11.0.

Battles. Killed. Wounded.1 Missing.2 Total.
Dallas, Mo., Sept. 2, 1861 2 1   3
Fredericktown, Mo. 2 8   10
Farmington, Miss. 1 1   2
Siege of Corinth, Miss. 3 22   25
Iuka, Miss.3 7 66 3 76
Corinth, Miss.4 7 62 5 74
Holly Springs, Miss. 2 2 1 5
Jackson, Miss. 1 6 2 9
Vicksburg, Miss. (assault May 22) 7 85   92
Siege of Vicksburg, Miss. 5 39   44
Mechanicsburg, Miss.   1   1
Richmond, La.   3   3
Tupelo, Miss. 1 6   7
Abbeville, Miss.   2   2
Nashville, Tenn. 4 83   87
Spanish Fort, Ala. 4 13   17
Guerrillas 2 6 2 10
Skirmishes 4 21 3 28
Totals 52 427 16 495

notes.--This regiment was recruited in Missouri and Illinois during the summer of 1861, and organized at St. Louis in August. On the 6th of August, it moved to Cape Girardeau, Mo., where it went into camp and remained until March, 1862, having been engaged in the meantime in several expeditions, reconnoissances, and skirmishes in Missouri, in some of which there was some brisk fighting, with several men killed or wounded. The regiment joined Pope's army, in March, 1862, and was engaged in the operations about New Madrid and Island Number10. It moved thence to Corinth, where it took an active part in the siege. The gallantry of the Eleventh at Iuka, elicited special mention from General Rosecrans in G. O. No. 130, in which he calls attention “to the magnificent fighting of the Eleventh Missouri, under the gallant Mower.” The regiment was also honorably mentioned in the official report of Corinth. The Eleventh led the charge of Mower's Brigade in the grand assault on Vicksburg, May 22, 1863. In that desperate struggle it was the only entire regiment of the Fifteenth Corps that reached the fort, and the only regiment in that corps that planted its colors on the parapet. Colonel Weber was killed in the trenches at Vicksburg. The Eleventh was also hotly engaged in the battle of Nashville--then in Hubbard's (2d) Brigade, McArthur's (1st) Division, Sixteenth Corps--after which it accompanied the Corps to Mobile, Ala.

1 Includes the mortally wounded.

2 Includes the captured.

3 Official Records; the United States Volunteer Register gives different figures.

4 Official Records; the United States Volunteer Register gives different figures.

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