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PART 7

 KANSAS 

No. Soldier Name Side Function Regiment Name 

1
Higgins, Jacob
Union 
Cavalry 
15th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kansas 1861-65. Topeka. Hudson, 1896
Name: Jacob Higgins , Residence: Wyandotte, Kansas 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on September 01 1863. 
Mustered in Company E, 15th Kansas Cavalry
Regiment on September 26 1863. Mustered out on October 19 1865 

Civil War pension records show Jacob Higgins applied for an invalid's pension (Application # 985948) on January 27,1891 for his service in Company "E" 15h Kansas Cavalry. No record of it being granted. His wife Nancy J. Higgins received a widows pension (Application # 546203 & Certificate v# 417501) on ? 5th 1892. A pension for a minor (Application # 709417 & Certificate # 519974) was given December 4,1899. The invalid pension was filed for in Wisconsin, the other two were filed for in Missouri.

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2
Higgins, John
Union 
Cavalry 
15th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of
Kansas 1861-65. Topeka. Hudson, 1896

Name: John Higgins , 
Residence: Paola, Kansas 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on August 07 1863
Mustered in Company C, 15th Kansas Cavalry Regiment on September 18 1863. Mustered out on October 19 1865 

Civil War pension records show John Higgins received an invalid's pension in what appears to say July 9, 1889? for his service in Company "C" 15th Kansas Cavalry. 
His wife, Amanda J. Higgins, received a widows pension in what appears to say September 24,1911?.


-Best Census Connections-
Household:1880
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age
Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

 
John HIGGINS Self M Male W 33 PA Guard Ks Prison  IRELAND IRELAND 
Amanda HIGGINS Wife M Female W 21 MO VA KY 

Source Information:
Census Place Lansing, Leavenworth, Kansas 
Family History Library Film 1254385 
NA Film Number T9-0385 
Page Number 103B 


HIGGINS JOHN 53 M W PA KS LEAVENWORTH DELAWARE TWP1900 

HIGGINS JOHN 63 M W PA KS LEAVENWORTH DELAWARE TWP 1910 

HIGGINS JOHN 73 M W PA KS LEAVENWORTH DELAWARE TWP 1920 

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3
Higgins, John E
Union 
Cavalry 
15th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry

http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/civilwar/Cemeteries%20%20U_W.htm  
WOODLAND CEMETERY, MOUND CITY, KS
Last Name First Name Unit Born Died 
Higgins J. E. CO. K, 15th KANS. CAV 
..
Source:
Card Records of Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, ca. 1879-ca. 1903 Microfilm Publication M1845 - Roll # 9 
John E. Higgins, Corporal, Company "K" 15th Kansas Cavalry died September 16,1864 and is buried in the National Cemetery at Mound City, Linn, Kansas.

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4
Higgins, John M
Union 
Cavalry 
5th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of
Kansas 1861-65. Topeka. Hudson, 1896.

Name: John M Higgins , Residence: Modina, Missouri 
Occupation: Farmer Death Place: Princeton, MO 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on August 12 1861 at the age of 18 in Company C, 5th Kansas Cavalry Regiment on 12 August 1861.
Mustered out on September 07 1864 in Leavenworth, KS 
Height: 5'8.75 " Eye Color: black Hair Color: light 
Complexion: fair

Appears on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule Madison,Mercer County, Missouri. Refers to service in Company "C"  5th Kansas Cavalry from August 12, 1861 to September 7, 1864.

Civil War pension records show John M. Higgins received an invalid's September 3,1888. His wife Winnie Bryan received a widows pension June 8,1925.

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5
Higgins, John W.
Union 
Infantry 
13th Regiment, Kansas Infantry

http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/statewide/military/civilwar/adjutant/13/k.html
Thirteenth Regiment Kansas Volunteers - Infantry Company H
Rank Surname Given Residence Enlistment Muster Remarks
Private Higgins John W. Troy Sep. 3, '62 Sep. 20, '62
                     Des. Atchison, Oct. 7, '62 
Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kansas,1861-1865. Vol. 1. (1896.) 


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6
Higgins, Joseph
Union 
Cavalry 
6th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry

http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/statewide/military/civilwar/adjutant/6/a2.html  
Sixth Regiment Kansas Volunteers - Cavalry New Company A
Rank Surname Given Residence Enlistment Muster Remarks

Privates Higgins Joseph Quindaro April 1, '63 Aug. 3,
'63 Mustered out July 18, 1865, DeVall's Bluff, Ark. 
Original source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kansas, Vol. 1. - 1861-1865. Leavenworth, Kansas: Bulletin Co-operative Printing Company, Chicago. 1867. 


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7
Higgins, Joseph
Union 
Cavalry 
14th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kansas 1861-65. Topeka. Hudson, 1896
Name: Joseph Higgins Residence: Elwood, Kansas 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Bugler on July 29 1863
Mustered in Company C, 14th Kansas Cavalry Regiment on August 06 1863.Mustered out on June 25 1865 


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8
Higgins, Louis Y.
Union 
Cavalry 
11th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry

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Higgins, Luke G 
(Not on NPS list)

http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/statewide/military/civilwar/adjutant/13/k.html 
Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kansas, 1861-1865. Vol. 1. (1896.) Thirteenth Regiment Kansas Volunteers - Infantry Company K
-Additional Enlistments, Company K-
Rank Surname Given Residence Enlistment Muster Remarks
Private Higgins Luke G. Dec. 14, '63 Dec. 21, 
                    '63 Dec. Ft. Smit, Ak., Apr. 29. '64 
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Source:
Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kansas 1861-65. Topeka. Hudson, 1896*
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on December 14 1863.
Mustered in Company K, 13th Kansas Infantry Regiment on December 21 1863.Deserted on April 29 1864 in Fort Smith, AR 
*
same source as already mentioned at above link, desertion not mentioned previously.


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9
Higgins, Michael
Union 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, Kansas Infantry 

http://www.nps.gov/vick/natcem/hi.htm  
Name - Date of Death - Section - Grave - Rank - War - Unit
Higgins, Mich'l 29 Jun 1863 K 6021 Pvt CIVIL Co C 1st KA 
Reg 

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Name: Michael Higgins
Vicksburg National Military Park, Vicksburg, MS 39183
Cemetery: Vicksburg National Cemetery
Burial Location: Section: K

 http://www.cswnet.com/~sschmitz/warcivil.html 
DIED IN CIVIL WAR AT LAKE PROVIDENCE, LOUISIANA
1ST REGIMENT KANSAS VOLUNTEERS Infantry. COMPANY C. PRIVATE 
Michael Higgins, Leavenworth, Died of disease, Lake Providence, LA, June 29, 1863 

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10
Higgins, Robert W
Union 
Infantry 
17th Regiment, Kansas Infantry (100 days, 1864) 

Grave Marker this soldier
higgens-robt.jpg (90574 bytes) Robt W Higgens

http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/ca/sandiego/cemeteryphotos/Mount-Hope/Surnames-H-Hi/higgens-robt.jpg 
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Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of
Kansas 1861-65. Topeka. Hudson, 1896

Name: Robert W Higgins , Residence: Oskaloosa, Kansas 

Service Record: Enlisted as a Corporal on July 16 1864
Mustered in Company B, 17th Kansas Infantry Regiment on July 25 1864. Mustered out on November 16 1864 
....

Appears on 1890 Veterans Schedules Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Indian Territory. Refers to service as Corporal in Company "B" ,17th Kansas Infantry. Length of service from July 1864 for 1 year.4 months,16 days.

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11
Higgins, Thomas
Union 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, Kansas Infantry

 

www.skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/statewide/military/civilwar/adjutant/1/a.html 

  
First Regiment Kansas Volunteers Infantry Company A
Rank Surname Given Residence Enlistment Muster Remarks


Private Higgins Thomas Petersburg Nov. 15, '61 Nov.
15, '61 Transferred to Co. B, Vet. Batt., May 28, 1864

Original Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kansas,
Vol. 1. - 1861-1865. Leavenworth, Kansas: Bulletin
Co-operative Printing Company, Chicago. 1867

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Source:
Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kansas, 1861-1865. 
              Vol. 1. (1896.) 

Name: Thomas Higgins , Residence: Petersburg, Kansas 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on November, 15, 1861 in Company A, 1st Kansas Infantry Regiment.
Transferred on May 28 1864 from company A to company B.
Reenlisted in Company A, 1st Infantry Regiment Kansas May 28 1864. Promoted to Sergeant on June 01 1864 (As of Co. B) 
Mustered out on November 25 1864. 

Civil War pension index shows Thomas Higgins applied for an invalid's pension (Application # 707447) on May 29, 1889, for his service as noted above. No record of it being granted.

U.S. Veterans Gravesites
Name: Thomas Higgins 
Birth Date: 17 Mar 1818 Death Date: 12 Mar 1895 
Interment Date: 12 Mar 1895 
Cemetery: Leavenworth National Cemetery 
Cemetery Address: P. O. Box 1694 4101 S. 4th St,
Traffic Way Leavenworth, KS 66048 
Buried At: Section 10 Row 3 Site 7 

Source:
Card Records of Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, ca. 1879-ca. 1903 Microfilm Publication M1845 - Roll # 9 

Thomas Higgins, Private, Company "A" 1st Kansas Infantry died March 12,1895 and was buried at cemetery at Soldiers Home in Leavenworth Kansas (original grave # 969)

Source: U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers - Leavenworth, Kansas
Thomas Higgens - Private - Company "A" & "B" - 1st Kansas Infantry - He enlisted November 15, 1861 at Elwood Kansas - Discharged November 25, 1864 at White River, Arkansas - Expiration of term of service. Developed disease of eyes May 1863 at Lake Providence, Louisiana.
File states he was born in Virginia, 6 foot 1 inch in height, Light Complexion, Merchant by trade. Is a protestant.
Nearest relative mentioned is his daughter Mrs. Mary Wilson, No. 818 Alabama Street, Indianapolis, Indiana.

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12
Higgins, Thomas
Union 
Infantry 
13th Regiment, Kansas Infantry

http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/statewide/military/civilwar/adjutant/13/k.html  
Thirteenth Regiment Kansas Volunteers - Infantry Company K
Rank Surname Given Residence Enlistment Muster Remarks
Private Higgins Thomas Atchison Sep. 4, '62 Sep. 20, '62
                     Des. Atchison, Oct. 7, '62 
Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kansas, 1861-1865. Vol. 1. (1896.) 


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13
Higgins, Walace
Union 
Cavalry 
6th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry

http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/statewide/military/civilwar/adjutant/6/a2.html Sixth Regiment Kansas Volunteers - Cavalry New Company A
Rank Surname Given Residence Enlistment Muster Remarks
Privates Higgins Wallace Quindaro April 1, '63 Aug. 3,
'63 Mustered out July 18, 1865, DeVall's Bluff, Ark. 
Original source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kansas, Vol. 1. - 1861-1865. Leavenworth, Kansas: Bulletin Co-operative Printing Company, Chicago. 1867
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Civil War pension records show that an invalid's pension was paid on June 12,1889 to Wallace Higgins of Company "A" 6th Kansas Cavalry and a widows pension was paid to his wife Joanna Higgins on June 10 1911.

Pension file notes his death date as May 17,1911

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14
Higgins, Wesley
Union 
Infantry 
13th Regiment, Kansas Infantry

http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/statewide/military/civilwar/adjutant/13/c.html  
Rank Surname Given Residence Enlistment Muster Remarks
Corporal Higgins Wesley Doniphan Co. Sep. 3, '62 Sep. 20,
                                '62 Mus. out with reg. June 26, '65 
Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kansas, 1861-1865. Vol. 1. (1896.) 
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Civil War pension records show Elizabeth Higgins filed for a pension April 19,1892 for her sons service in Company "C" 13th Kansas Infantry. No record of it being granted. She filed for the pension in Texas.


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15
Higgins, William
Union 
Cavalry 
15th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry

http://www.kancoll.org/books/cutler/labette/labette-co-p7.html 
WILLIAM HIGGINS
William enlisted April 4, 1862, in Company G, Second Missouri Battalion, and served in that company for eleven months, and was then discharged on general orders. Re-enlisted August 2, 1863, in Company C, Fifteenth Kansas Cavalry
 
Also See William Higgins Obituary 

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General William T. Sherman (right) and staff at Federal Fort No. 7. Atlanta, Georgia.
Source
: TheHistoryNet Photo Gallery Selected Photos From America's Civil War


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