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11th Infantry Regiment - Company E

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War with Spain

The Eleventh Infantry left Jefferson Barracks, Mo., April 19, 1898, then to a training camp near Mobile, Alabama, via Chickamauga, and on to Tampa, Florida arriving June 7, for transport to Puerto, Rico.


During The Spanish-American War the Eleventh Infantry saw action under Brigadier General Theodore_Schwan Theodore_Schwan in the Battle_of_Silva_Heights Battle_of_Silva_Heights in the Puerto_Rican_Campaign Puerto_Rican_Campaign.


1900 San Juan, Puerto Rico, headquarters, band, and 5 companies Eleventh Infantry.


Their Coat of Arms and Distinctive Unit Insignia:
11th Infantry Regiment

11th Infantry Regiment coat of arms
Active Constituted 3 May 1861;
Organized 6 May 1862-
Country United States
Branch U.S. Army
Role Parent unit for many Infantry School units
Part of U.S. Army Infantry School
Garrison/HQ Fort Benning
Nickname "Wandering 11th"
Motto Semper fidelis [1]
Engagements American_Civil_War American_Civil_WarIndian_Wars Indian_WarsSpanish_American_War Spanish_American_WarWorld_War_I World_War_IWorld_War_II World_War_IIVietnam_War Vietnam_War
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