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VERMONT
PART 25


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No. 
     Soldier Name Side Function Regiment Name 


1
Higgins, Alvin G.
Union 
Infantry 
8th Regiment, Vermont Infantry 

   http://vermontcivilwar.org/8inf/toc.shtml
   http://vermontcivilwar.org/8inf/h.shtml

   Roster -- Company H
  
   Alvin G. Higgins 
       Town: Brookline, Rank: CPL,  Regiment: VT INF 08, Company H,
        Enlisted: 12/31/61, Mustered In: 2/18/62, 
        Mustered Out/Status): Died of disease 12/9/63
        ...

Source: Roster of Vermont Volunteers During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66 
Name: Alvin G Higgins ,Residence: Brookfield, Vermont 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Corporal on December 31 1861. 
Mustered in Company H, 8th Vermont Infantry
Regiment on February 18 1862.
(later reduced to rank of Private)
Died of disease Company on December 09 1863 

 

OF COMPANY H, 8TH VT. REGIMENT WHO DIED AT NEW ORLEANS ,LA.,
DEC. 08, 1863
RECENTLY SOLD ON EBAY
IMAGE COURTESY OF ITS NEW OWNER

Vermont in the Civil War Database  Source: Vermont Civil War 
(
Read: Name, town credited to, age, service
Higgins, Alvin G., cred. Brookline, VT, age 25, enl 12/31/61, m/i 2/18/62, CPL, Co. H, 8th VVI, red, d/svc 12/9/63

  On site Connection? Alvin G Higgins RI s/o Samuel B Higgins 
                   144 Higgins, Samuel B. Union Infantry 
                         16th Regiment, US Infantry (Regular Army)

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2
Higgins, Bernard
Union 
Infantry 
3rd Regiment, Vermont Infantry 

Source: Roster of Vermont Volunteers During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66 
Name: Bernard Higgins 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on September 04
1864 as a substitute in Company C, 3rd Vermont Infantry Regiment.
Promoted to Corporal on April 15 1865
Mustered out on July 11 1865 in Burlington, VT 
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Vermont in the Civil War Database  Source:
Vermont Civil War 
                                                            Database Legend

(
Read: Name, town credited to, age, service
Higgins, Bernard, cred. Chester, VT, age 27, substitute - enl 9/6/64, m/i 9/6/64, PVT, Co. C, 3rd VVI, pr CPL 4/15/65, m/o 7/11/65

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3
Higgins, Charles A.
Union 
Infantry 
6th Regiment, Vermont Infantry 

Source: Roster of Vermont Volunteers During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66 
Name: Charles A Higgins ,Residence: Orwell, Vermont 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Sergeant on September 30 1861. 
Mustered in Company F, 6th Vermont Infantry Regiment on October 15 1861. 
Died of disease on December 15 1862 
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Vermont in the Civil War Database  Source:
Vermont Civil War 
                                                            Database Legend

(
Read: Name, town credited to, age, service
Higgins, Charles A., cred. Orwell, VT, age 20, enl 9/30/61, m/i 10/15/61, SGT, Co. F, 6th VVI, d/dis 12/15/62

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4
Higgins, Charles S.
 (Appears as Charles E. Higgins on pension index)
Union 
Infantry 
15th Regiment, Vermont Infantry

Source: Roster of Vermont Volunteers During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66
Name: Charles E Higgins
Residence: Thetford, Vermont
Enlistment Date: 29 Aug 1862
Rank at enlistment: Private
Service Record: Enlisted in Company A, Vermont 15th Infantry Regiment on 22 Oct 1862. Mustered out on 05 Aug 1863 at Brattleboro, VT.

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Vermont in the Civil War Database  Source:
Vermont Civil War 
                                                            Database Legend

(
Read: Name, town credited to, age, service
Higgins, Charles E., cred. Thetford, VT, age 33, enl 8/29/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. A, 15th VVI, m/o 8/5/63


Household Census:1880
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
Charles E. HIGGINS Self S Male W 51 VT Farmer NH VT
Betsy HIGGINS Mother Female W 76 VT Keeping House --- VT

Source Information:

Census Place Thetford, Orange, Vermont Family History Library Film 1255346
NA Film Number T9-1346 Page Number 202D


Civil War pension records show Charles E, Higgins received an invalid's pension (Application # 622194 & Certificate # 519079) on September 10,1887,for his service in Company "A" 15th Vermont Infantry. Charles E. Higgins appears on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule Thetford, Orange County, Vermont. Refers to his service as noted above.

According to website he is buried at Post Mills Cemetery, Thetford, Vermont

- Born April 28, 1829 - Died January 1, 1909 -

  Click Image to enlarge

Image above courtesy of website . (Photo Credit: Tom Ledoux)

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5
Higgins, Daniel
Union 
Artillery 
1st Regiment, Vermont Heavy Artillery

Vermont in the Civil War Database  Source: Vermont Civil War 
                                                            Database Legend

(
Read: Name, town credited to, age, service
Higgins, Daniel, cred. Rockingham, VT, age 40, enl 8/8/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. G, 11th VVI, wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/1/64, dis/wds, 8/11/65, d/svc 1904

Source: History of the town of Rockingham, Vermont -
Higgins, Daniel, private, Co. G, 11th Vt., enlisted Aug. 8, '62, mustered in Sept. 1, '62, discharged Aug. 11,'65. for wounds received June 1, "64.

Census Scan HIGGINS DANIEL 35 M W IREL VT WINDHAM ROCKINGHAM 1860

Census Scan HIGGINS DANL 46 M W IREL VT WINDHAM  ROCKINGHAM  1870

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

 Daniel HIGGINS Self M Male W 51 IRE Laborer IRE IRE 
 Mary HIGGINS Wife M Female W 55 IRE Keeping House  IRE IRE 
 Ellen HIGGINS Dau S Female W 31 MA Work In Laundry  IRE IRE 
 Daniel P. HIGGINS Son S Male W 22 VT Work In Paper Mill IRE IRE 
 Mary FORD GDau S Female W 5 VT      IRE IRE 

Source Information:
 
Census Place Rockingham, Windham, Vermont
  Family History Library Film   1255349
  NA Film Number   T9-1349
  Page Number   468B 


Appears on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule Bellows
Falls, Windham  County, Vermont. Refers to his service in Company "G" 11th Vermont Heavy Artillery from August 6,1862 to August 12,1865. Disability noted as "lost leg just below knee"

Civil War pension records show Daniel Higgins received an invalid's pension Aug 28,1865 for his service in Company "G" in both 11th Vermont Infantry and 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery. His wife ,Mary Higgins, received a widows pension February 8,1898.

 for more info on both of his regiments see
http://www.vermontcivilwar.org/units/11/index.php

http://www.vermontcivilwar.org/units/11/cemetery.php
He died: 12/23/1897,and is buried at Restland cemetery, Rockingham, VT

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6
Higgins, David E
Union 
Infantry 
7th Regiment, Vermont Infantry

http://www.cwc.lsu.edu/cwc/projects/dbases/Barrancas.htm#H 
Barrancas, Florida, Naval Air Station, Pensacola, FL 35208
LAST FIRST RANK CO REGIMENT DATE SEC GRAVE # ORIGINAL
    PLACE OF INTERMENT 

HIGGINS D. E. PVT I 7TH VT. INF 11/26/62 5 719
   PENSACOLA, FLA 
Source: Roster of Vermont Volunteers During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66 
Name: David E Higgins , Residence: Middletown, Vermont
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on November 28 1861.
Mustered in Company I, 7th Infantry Regiment Vermont on February 12 1862. Died of disease on November 27 1862 
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Vermont in the Civil War Database  Source:
Vermont Civil War 
                                                            Database Legend

(
Read: Name, town credited to, age, service
Higgins, David E., cred. Middletown, VT, age 18, enl 11/28/61, m/i 2/12/62, Pvt, Co. I, 7th VVI, d/dis 11/27/62

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7
Higgins, Edmund
Union 
Infantry 
3rd Regiment, Vermont Infantry

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8
Higgins, Edwin R.
Union 
Artillery 
1st Regiment, Vermont Heavy Artillery 

Source: Roster of Vermont Volunteers During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66 
Name: Edwin R Higgins, Residence: St Johnsbury, Vermont 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on August 08 1862
Mustered in Company A, 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery
Regiment on September 01 1862. Promoted to Corporal on December 23 1864.
Received a disability discharge on August 15 1865 

Civil war pension index shows Edwin R. Higgins received an invalid's pension (Application # 119407 & Certificate # 323474) on November 28, 1866.

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


 Edwin R. HIGGINS Self M Male W 40 VT Farmer VT NH 
 Martha E. HIGGINS Wife M Female W 46 NH Keeping House NH NH 

Source Information:
 
Census Place Ward 2, Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire   Family History Library Film   1254761
  NA Film Number   T9-0761     Page Number   115A 


Keene City Directory 1889
Edward R. Higgins, Farmer, home on Concord Road

Appears on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire. Refers to service in
Company "A" 11th Vermont Infantry. Service as noted above.
 
1st Vt.H.A. became 11th Vt Inf.
http://www.vermontcivilwar.org/units/11/

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9
Higgins, Hobart
Union 
Infantry 
6th Regiment, Vermont Infantry 

Source: Roster of Vermont Volunteers During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66 
Name: Hobert Higgins ,Residence: Orwell, Vermont 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on October 03 1861. 
Mustered in Company F, 6th Vermont Infantry Regiment on October 15 1861.
Promoted to Corporal. Discharged because of wounds on October 31 1864 

Source: Published: May 12, 1864 - Copyright © The New York Times
The Casualties - List of Wounded - Washington May 11, 1864 -
Hubert Higgins - 6th Vermont
...
Vermont in the Civil War Database  Source:
Vermont Civil War 
                                                            Database Legend

(
Read: Name, town credited to, age, service
Higgins, Hobert, cred. Orwell, VT, age 19, enl 10/3/61, m/i 10/15/61, Pvt, Co. F, 6th VVI, pr CPL, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, dis/wds 10/31/64

Civil War pension index shows Hubert H. Higgins received an invalid's pension (Application # 92754 & Certificate # 121189) on October 13, 1865. His widow, Laura A. Higgins, applied for a pension. (Application # 835848). No record of it being granted.

Laura Higgins, who is mention as being the wife of H. H. Higgins, is the daughter of Riley & Arminda Miller (nee Bennett) according to a biography of her father in An illustrated history of Spokane county, State of Washington by Jonathan Edwards - Published in 1900.

1880 Census  H.H. HIGGINS Household Male
Other Information:
Birth Year <1842> Age 38
Birthplace VT Occupation Farmer
Marital Status Race W <White>
Head of Household R. MILLER Relation Other
Father's Birthplace VT Mother's Birthplace VT
Source Information:
Census Place Butterfield, Watonwan, Minnesota
Family History Library Film 1254637
NA Film Number T9-0637 Page Number 427C

He is listed as Harbert H, Higgins on
1890; Census Place: St James, Watonwan, Minnesota; Roll: 22; Page: 2; Enumeration District: 367

HIGGINS-HERBERT-H-58-M-W-VT-MN-WATONWAN-2-WD ST JAMES-1900
Name Age
Hubert H Higgins 58
Laura Higgins 37
Bessie Higgins 17
Horace Higgins 10

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10
Higgins, Ira S.
Union 
Infantry 
4th Regiment, Vermont Infantry 

Source: Roster of Vermont Volunteers During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66 
Name: Ira S Higgins , Residence: Brookline, Vermont 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on September 03 1861.
Mustered in Company Band, 4th Infantry Regiment Vermont on September 21 1861.
Discharged on August 09 1862 

Census Scan HIGGINS IRA 34 M W VT VT WINDHAM BRATTLEBORO 1870 
                Image 1   Image 2

Not found in 1880 Census

Appears on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule Brattleboro, Windham County, Vermont Service as noted above. Rank given as Musician 2nd Class. Discharged for disability.

Civil War pension records show Ira S. Higgins received an invalid's pension (Application # 1279598 & Certificate # 1045216) on Jan 15,1902 for his service in the band of 4th Vermont Infantry Regiment, He died January 18, 1920 at Brattleboro, Vermont.

Census Scan HIGGINS IRA S 65 M W VT VT WINDHAM BRATTLEBORO 1900 

Census Scan HIGGINS IRA S 74 M W VT VT WINDHAM BRATTLEBORO 1910 
...
Vermont in the Civil War Database  Source:
Vermont Civil War 
                                                            Database Legend

(
Read: Name, town credited to, age, service
Higgins, Ira S., cred. Brookline, VT, age 26, enl 9/3/61, m/i 9/21/61, MUSCN, 4th VVI Band, m/o 6/23/62

http://www.vermontcivilwar.org/units/4/cemetery.php
Higgins, Ira S., enl 9/3/61, m/i 9/21/61, Musician, 4th VVI Band, m/o 6/23/62 born: 5/10/1835, unknown; died: 1/13/1920; buried: Upper West Dummerston cemetery, Dummerston, VT
Also http://www.vermontcivilwar.org/units/4/bios.php?input=2948
Musicians of the Fourth Vermont Infantry Regimental Band

Higgins, Ira S. - Musician.
(b. Newfane, Vt. July, 1835), son of Edson & Mary (Bruce) Higgins. He was 26 years old when he enlisted for service in Brookline, Vermont, 3 Sept, 1861. He was mustered in at Brattleboro, 21 Sept., 1861. He was mustered out 23 June, 1862. He m. 1861, Betsey F. (b. Dec., 1839). His brother was Alvin Granby Higgins, who died of disease in New Orleans during the Civil War, 9 Dec., 1863. When the 1870 census was taken, Ira was 34 years old and working in the organ factory in Brattleboro. His was renting a home and has personal property valued at $1,400. His wife Betsey (age 29), was keeping house. In 1920, Ira Higgins (age 84) was a widower and living with a nephew Alvan G. Higgins in Brattleboro. Margaret was listed as a widow, living at 210 Second Street in Peoria, Illinois (1890-1).

Biographical Information (researched by Linda M. F. Welch, March, 2008)

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11
Higgins, Israel
Union 
Infantry 
14th Regiment, Vermont Infantry

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12
Higgins, J.S.
Union 
Infantry 
4th Regiment, Vermont Infantry 

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13
Higgins, Lemuel S.
Union 
Cavalry 
1st Regiment, Vermont Cavalry 

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14
Higgins, Michael
Union 
Infantry 
3rd Regiment, Vermont Infantry 

Source: Roster of Vermont Volunteers During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66 
Name: Michael Higgins ,Residence: Derby, Vermont 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on February 21
1862. Mustered in Company K, 3rd Vermont Infantry Regiment on April 12 1862.
Reenlisted in Company K, 3rd Vermont Infantry Regiment on March 19 1864.
Deserted on May 03 1864 
...
Vermont in the Civil War Database  Source: Vermont Civil War 
                                                            Database Legend

(
Read: Name, town credited to, age, service
Higgins, Michael, cred. Derby, VT, age 19, enl 2/21/62, m/i 4/12/62, Pvt, Co. K, 3rd VVI, reen 3/19/64, cred. to St. Johnsbury, dsrtd 5/3/64

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15
Higgins, Milo
Union 
Infantry 
8th Regiment, Vermont Infantry 

Vermont in the Civil War Database  Source: Vermont Civil War 
                                                            Database Legend

(
Read: Name, town credited to, age, service) Higgins, Milo, cred. Albany, VT, age 0, enl 2/18/65, m/i 2/18/65, m/o 6/13/65

Civil War pension records show Eliza A. Higgins received a widows pension October 12,1885 for her husband Milo J. Higgins' service in the 8th Vermont Infantry. Pension was filed for in New Hampshire.
Eliza A. Higgins appears as the widow of Milo J. Higgins on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule Ashland, Grafton County, New Hampshire. Service noted as him being a Private in Company "E" 8th Vermont. No other details given.

Source: Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans
Milo J. Higgins - Private - Company "E" - 8th Vermont Infantry - Died August 24, 1885 - Buried in a cemetery near Enfield, New Hampshire.
 

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16
Higgins, Orlin H.
Union 
Infantry 
9th Regiment, Vermont Infantry 

Source: Roster of Vermont Volunteers During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66 
Name: Orlin H Higgins ,Residence: Benson, Vermont 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on June 09 1862
Mustered in Company B, 9th Vermont Infantry Regiment on July 09 1862. 
Died of disease on November 06 1862 
...
Civil War pension records show James Higgins, Orlin H. Higgins' father received a pension, June 2,1888, for his son's service in the 9th Vermont Infantry
(Mentioned in On Site submission from Linda Raiola http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~mjhiggins/s-raiola.htm
...
Vermont in the Civil War Database  Source:
Vermont Civil War 
                                                            Database Legend

(
Read: Name, town credited to, age, service
Higgins, Orlin H., cred. Benson, VT, age 21, enl 6/9/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. B, 9th VVI, d/dis 11/6/62

Source: ROLL OF HONOR-Vol 18 - Govt Printing Office -1868 Pg.277 Rosehill Cemetery - Chicago Illinois Orland H.Higgins-Privaye-9th Vermont Infantry-Company B -November 5,1862 Section A
http://genealogytrails.com/ill/cook/cem/rosehillcem.html
 Higgins, Orland H - Civil War Vet ROSEHILL Cemetery -5800 Ravenswood Ave, Chicago, 60660

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17
Higgins, Orrin
Union 
Infantry 
5th Regiment, Vermont Infantry 

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18
Higgins, Orrin
Union 
Infantry 
10th Regiment, Vermont Infantry

Source: Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans
Orrin Higgins - Private - Company "C" 10th Vermont Infantry - Died October 29, 1898 - Buried at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Alcester, Union County, South Dakota.

http://files.usgwarchives.org/sd/union/cemeteries/ples-hill-a.txt
Is listed as Orin Huggins on this database

Pleasant Hill Cemetery is located in Alcester Township,T95N R49W Sec. 22, in Alcester, SD

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19
Higgins, Samuel L.
Union 
Cavalry 
1st Regiment, Vermont Cavalry 

Source: Roster of Vermont Volunteers During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66 
Name: Samuel L Higgins , Residence: Thetford, Vermont 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on September 30 1861. 
Mustered in Company D, 1st Cavalry Regiment Vermont on 19 November 1861. 
Reenlisted in Company D, 1st Vermont Cavalry Regiment on December 28 1863.
Transferred on January 01 1864 from company D to company F.
Transferred on June 21 1865 from company F to company D.
Mustered out on August 09 1865 
...
Vermont in the Civil War Database  Source: Vermont Civil War 
                                                            Database Legend

(
Read: Name, town credited to, age, service
Higgins, Samuel L., cred. Thetford, VT, age 25, enl 9/30/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. D, 1st VVC, reen 12/28/63, tr to Co. F 1/1/64, tr back to Co. D, 6/21/65, m/o 8/9/65

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

 
Sam'l L. HIGGINS Self M Male W 43 VT Carpenter VT VT
Lina HIGGINS Wife M Female W 28 VT Keeps House CAN CAN
Perla E. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 7 NH VT VT
Edith B. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 5 NH VT VT

Source Information:
Census Place Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire Family History Library Film 1254763
NA Film Number T9-0763
Page Number 173A


Appears on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. Refers to service as noted above. Disabilities noted: Chills & Fever, Rheumatism. Note: Re-enlisted same regiment, not pensioned.

Civil War pension records show Samuel Higgins received an invalid's pension August 9,18?2 (difficult to read year) for service in Company "D" 5th Vermont Infantry & Company "D & F" 1st Vermont Cavalry.

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20
Higgins, Samuel S.
Union 
Cavalry 
1st Regiment, Vermont Cavalry 

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21
Higgins, Shady
Union 
Infantry 
5th Regiment, Vermont Infantry 

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22
Higgins, William A.
Union 
Infantry 
15th Regiment, Vermont Infantry

Sources: Roster of Vermont Volunteers During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66
Name: William A Higgins Residence: Thetford, Vermont
Enlistment Date: 29 Aug 1862 Rank at enlistment: Private
Service Record: Enlisted in Company A, Vermont 15th Infantry Regiment on 22 Oct 1862. Mustered out on 05 Aug 1863 at Brattleboro, VT.

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Vermont in the Civil War Database  Source: Vermont Civil War 
                                                            Database Legend

(
Read: Name, town credited to, age, service
Higgins, William A., cred. Thetford, VT, age 20, enl 8/29/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. A, 15th VVI, m/o 8/5/63

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


William HIGGINS Self M Male W 37 VT Farmer VT VT
Elvira H. HIGGINS Wife M Female W 35 VT Keeping House VT VT
William A. HIGGINS Son S Male W 13 VT VT VT
Katie B. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 9 VT At School VT VT
Harlan P. HIGGINS Son S Male W 7 VT VT VT

Source Information:
Census Place Thetford, Orange, Vermont Family History Library Film 1255346
NA Film Number T9-1346 Page Number 189A


Civil War pension records show William A. Higgins received an invalid's pension (Application # 435545 & Certificate # 414895) on December 20,1881 for his service as noted above.

Appears on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule Thetford, Orange County, Vermont. Refers to service as noted above.

According to website he is buried at Post Mills Cemetery, Thetford, Vermont

  Click Image to enlarge

Headstone also notes his wife Elvira

Image above courtesy of website . (Photo Credit: Tom Ledoux)

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23
Higgins, Wm.
Union 
Infantry 
2nd Regiment, Vermont Infantry 

Source: Roster of Vermont Volunteers During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66 
Name: William Higgins , Residence: Shoreham, Vermont 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on May 17 1861
Mustered in Company K, 2nd Vermont Infantry Regiment on June 20 1861.
POW on July 02 1862 Paroled on August 05 1862. 
Promoted to Corporal on December 31 1862
Killed on May 04 1863 in Salem Heights, VA 
...
Vermont in the Civil War Database  Source: Vermont Civil War 
                                                            Database Legend

(
Read: Name, town credited to, age, service
Higgins, William, cred. Shoreham, VT, age 22, enl 5/17/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. K, 2nd VVI, pow 7/2/62, prld 8/5/62, pr CPL 12/31/62, kia, Salem Heights, 5/4/63

Civil War pension index shows William Higgins' father applied for a pension (Application # 226493) on June 7, 1876, for the loss of his son during the the war. No record of it being granted. Index shows service in Company "E" 2nd Vermont Infantry as well as Company "K" of the same regiment.

. . . . . . .  

Vermont in the Civil War
Database
Search Results Source: Vermont Civil War 
Most are entered into the NPS Listing above

(Read: Name, town credited to, age, service)

Higgins, Alvin G., cred. Brookline, VT, age 25, enl 12/31/61, m/i 2/18/62, CPL, Co. H, 8th VVI, red, d/svc 12/9/63

Higgins, Bernard, cred. Chester, VT, age 27, substitute - enl 9/6/64, m/i 9/6/64, PVT, Co. C, 3rd VVI, pr CPL 4/15/65, m/o 7/11/65

Higgins, Charles A., cred. Orwell, VT, age 20, enl 9/30/61, m/i 10/15/61, SGT, Co. F, 6th VVI, d/dis 12/15/62

Higgins, Charles E., cred. Thetford, VT, age 33, enl 8/29/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. A, 15th VVI, m/o 8/5/63

Not Mentioned in the NPS Listing above:
Higgins, Clark H., cred. Ferrisburgh, VT, age 23, enl 7/16/62, m/i 9/20/62, PVT, Co. F, 1st USSS, dis/dsb 1/1/65

Higgins, Daniel, cred. Rockingham, VT, age 40, enl 8/8/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. G, 11th VVI, wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/1/64, dis/wds, 8/11/65, d/svc 1904

Higgins, David E., cred. Middletown, VT, age 18, enl 11/28/61, m/i 2/12/62, Pvt, Co. I, 7th VVI, d/dis 11/27/62

Higgins, Edwin K., cred. St. Johnsbury, VT, age 23, enl 8/8/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. A, 11th VVI, pr CPL, m/o 8/1/65

Higgins, George J., cred. Concord, VT, age 0, drafted - paid commutation

Higgins, Hobert, cred. Orwell, VT, age 19, enl 10/3/61, m/i 10/15/61, Pvt, Co. F, 6th VVI, pr CPL, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, dis/wds 10/31/64

Higgins, Ira S., cred. Brookline, VT, age 26, enl 9/3/61, m/i 9/21/61, MUSCN, 4th VVI Band, m/o 6/23/62

Not Noted on the NPS Listing Above:
Higgins, John, cred. Rockingham, VT, age 0, substitute - enl 8/64, USN, nfi

Higgins, Michael, cred. Pittsford, VT, age 0, enl 1/30/65, Hancock's 1st A.C., Co. C, 4th Regt, m/o 1/29/66

Higgins, Michael, cred. Derby, VT, age 19, enl 2/21/62, m/i 4/12/62, Pvt, Co. K, 3rd VVI, reen 3/19/64, cred. to St. Johnsbury, dsrtd 5/3/64

Higgins, Milo, cred. Albany, VT, age 0, enl 2/18/65, m/i 2/18/65, m/o 6/13/65

Not Noted on the NPS Listing Above: 
Higgins, Olney, cred. Benson, VT, age 0, drafted - paid commutation

Higgins, Orlin H., cred. Benson, VT, age 21, enl 6/9/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. B, 9th VVI, d/dis 11/6/62

Not Noted on the NPS Listing Above: 
Higgins, Pat, cred. Williamstown, VT, age 0, substitute - enl 12/64, USN, dsrtd 3/4/65, vessels: Wachusett

Not Noted on the NPS Listing Above: 
Higgins, Samuel B., cred. Newfane, VT, age 0, 16th WI INF, MUSCN

Higgins, Samuel L., cred. Thetford, VT, age 25, enl 9/30/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. D, 1st VVC, reen 12/28/63, tr to Co. F 1/1/64, tr back to Co. D, 6/21/65, m/o 8/9/65

Higgins, William, cred. Shoreham, VT, age 22, enl 5/17/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. K, 2nd VVI, pow 7/2/62, prld 8/5/62, pr CPL 12/31/62, kia, Salem Heights, 5/4/63

Higgins, William A., cred. Thetford, VT, age 20, enl 8/29/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. A, 15th VVI, m/o 8/5/63


NOTE: Town is place credited to, not necessarily their home town.; age is the age when first enlisted; some (especially the young) lied.

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Legend: A.C. - Army Corps; AG - Adjutant General; AAG - Assistant Adjutant General; AAAG - Acting Assistant Adjutant General; AACS - Acting Assistant Commissary of Subsistence; AAQM - Acting Assistant Quartermaster; ACT - Acting; ADC - Aide-de-Camp; AIG - Assistant Inspector General; A&IG - Adjutant & Inspector General; AoP - Army of the Potomac; A.P.M. - Additional Paymaster; AQM - Assistant Quartermaster; Artfcr - Artificer; BGLR - Bugler; Bndmstr - Bandmaster; BGen - Brigadier General; Blksmth - Blacksmith; Bvt - brevet; enl - enlisted; CS - Commissary of Subsistence; com - commissioned; cred. - credited to; CS - Commissary of Subsistence; CSA - Confederate States Army; d/dis - died of disease; d/prison - died in prison*; d/svc - died in service (cause unknown); d/wds - died of wounds; dis/dsb - discharged for disability; dis/dischon - dishonorable discharge; DRMR - Drummer; dsrtd - deserted; ENG - Engineer (rank); ENGNRS - Engineers (unit); FFR - Fifer; GCM - general court martial; gsw - gunshot wound; Hosp. - Hospital; IG - Inspector General, kia - killed in action; MGen - Major General; m/i - mustered in; m/o - mustered out; Muscn - Musician; mwia - mortally wounded in action; n.d. - no date; nfr - no further record; P.M. - Paymaster; pow - taken prisoner; pr - promoted; prld - paroled; Rcrt - Recruit; red - reduced (demoted); resgd - resigned; RQM - Regimental Quartermaster; SOWD - Special Order, War Department; Stew. - Steward; tr to/from - transferred to/from; USA - US Army; USCA - US Colored Artillery; USCI - US Colored Infantry; USSS - US Sharpshooters; USV - US Volunteers; VVLB - Vermont Volunteer Light Battery; VHAC - Vermont Heavy Artillery Company; VRC - Veterans Reserve Corps; VVC - Vermont Volunteer Cavalry; VVI - Vermont Volunteer Infantry; Wgnr - Wagoner; wdd - wounded
* NOTE: d/prison includes those who died on parole as a result of imprisonment

Source of roster information: basic information on enlistments, promotions, casualties, etc. comes from the 1892 "Revised Roster of Vermont Volunteers," and additional information from a variety of sources, including cemetery, pension, census and other records as well as published biographies of individuals.

U.S. Civil War Regimental Histories in the Library of Congress 
   Union Troops: Vermont
   Infantry: 2nd, 3rd, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 16th.
   Cavalry:
1st
   Heavy Artillery:
1st.

U.S. Civil War Regimental Histories


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