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PART 5

 - Complied rosters of Indiana Troops -

Report of the Adjutant General of the state of Indiana, Volume 1 - Published 1869

Report of the Adjutant General of the state of Indiana, Volume 2 (Not yet found in digital form)

Report of the Adjutant General of the state of Indiana, Volume 3 - Published 1866

Report of the Adjutant General of the state of Indiana, Volume 4 - Published 1866

Report of the Adjutant General of the state of Indiana, Volume 5 (Not yet found in digital form)

Report of the Adjutant General of the state of Indiana, Volume 6 - Published 1866

Report of the Adjutant General of the state of Indiana, Volume 7 - Published 1867

Report of the Adjutant General of the state of Indiana, Volume 8 (Not yet found in digital form)

INDIANA

No. Soldier Name Side Function Regiment Name 
1
Higgins, Albert
Union 
Infantry 
44th Regiment, Indiana Infantry 

Name: Albert Higgins , 
Residence: Angola, Indiana 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on November 22 1861 in Company K, 44th Indiana Infantry Regiment.
Received a disability discharge on March 23 1863 

A widow of Albert Higgins named Mary A. Devine appears on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule Kirtland Lake County Ohio. The widow only knew that he served in Company "K" 44th Indiana.
..
Source: Card Records of Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, ca. 1879-ca. 1903 Microfilm Publication M1845 - Roll # 9

Albert Higgins, Private ,Company "K" 44th Indiana Infantry, is buried in Mount Hope Cemetery in Shelby, Oceana County, Michigan. 
Date of death not known. Before 1890.

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2
Higgins, Alonzo
Union 
Infantry 
Patton's Independent Company, Indiana Infantry (30 days, 1862) 

same soldier also listed ON SITE at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~mjhiggins/n-cwv.htm 

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3
Higgins, Alonzo P.
Union 
Infantry 
120th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Estates/4555/120h.html 
One Hundred and Twentieth Regiment Infantry, Company H, Indiana Volunteers
Name-Rank-Residence-Comments
Higgens, Alonzo P., Private, Seymour, Mustered in March 10, 1864. Mustered out January 8, 1866.
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Civil War pension records show Alonzo P. Higgins received an invalid's pension for his service in Company "H" 120th Indiana Infantry in what appears to say May 2 1885 and his wife received a widows pension February 5, 1887.An additional pension was paid for a minor named William O. Higgins April 12 1892.The pension was filed for in the state of Colorado.

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

Alonzo P. HIGGINS Self M Male W 34 IN Farmer IN IN 
Ellen HIGGINS Wife M Female W 29 IN Keeping House IN IN 
Elwood HIGGINS Son S Male W 11 IL At Home IN IN 
William O. HIGGINS Son S Male W 10 IL At Home IN IN 
Samuel F. HIGGINS Son S Male W 4 IL IN IN 
Ora E. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 2 NE IN IN 
Dennis HAINES Other W Male W 29 IA Farm Laborer IN IN

Source Information:
Census Place Kenesaw, Adams, Nebraska Family History Library Film 1254743 
NA Film Number T9-0743 Page Number 74D
 
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Source:
http://www.suvcwdb.org/home/search.php?action=list  
Name State Branch Cemetery Location 
Higgins, A. P. Union, IN 120th, INF Canon City, CO 
Detail: Born June 2, 1845 - Died November 1,1886
          Buried Greenwood Cemetery Canon City, CO 
          120th Indiana Infantry, Company "H"

Find-a-grave page for Alonzo P. Higgins

He was a Civil War Veteran. He was a Private in Company H, 120th Indiana Infantry (18 Jan 1864-8 Jan 1866). He was also a member of GAR Greenwood Post 10, Canon City, Colorado.

  Click image to enlarge

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4
Higgins, Amos
Union 
Infantry 
85th Regiment, Indiana Infantry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66.
Name: Amos Higgins 
Residence: Wright's Mills, Indiana 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on December 24 1863 in Company A, 85th Indiana Infantry Regiment.
Died on November 30 1864 in Nashville, TN.
..,
http://www.interment.net/data/us/tn/davidson/nashnat/index_henhim.htm  
Nashville National Cemetery Madison, Davidson County, Tennessee
Higgins, Amos, d. 11/30/1884*, PRIV A 85 IND INF,
Plot: G 7981, *obviously a typo, should be 1864

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5
Higgins, Andrew
Union 
Infantry 
12th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (1 year) 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66
Name: Andrew Higgins ,   
Residence: Jefferson County, Indiana  
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on May 9 1861 in Company C, 12th Infantry Regiment Indiana.
Mustered Out on May 19 1862 at Washington, DC

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6
Higgins, Augustin A.
Union 
Cavalry 
6th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry 

HIGGINS JOHN 50 M W PA IN VIGO SUGAR CRK TWP 1860 
        - best Fit-18 year old Augustus Higgins living with parents and family

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66.

Enlisted as a Private on May 05 1863
in Company E, 6th Indiana Cavalry Regiment 
Mustered out September 15 1865 in Murfreesboro, TN

Civil War pension records show Augustus A. Higgins received an invalid's pension February 24,1879 for his service in Companies "E" & "F" 6th Indiana Cavalry. His wife Elizabeth A. Higgins received a widows pension May 16,1883.

HIGGINS AUGUSTUS 28 M W OH IN VIGO SUGAR CRK TWP 1870 

Indiana Death Records
Name: Augustus Higgins ,died: Apr 24, 1883 
Location: Indianapolis Age: 41 yr  Gender: Male Race: W 
Source location: County Board of Health, Indianapolis Indiana
Source notes: Book H-1, page 167,series produced by the Indiana Works Progress Administration (WPA). 

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7
Higgins, Bedford
Union 
Cavalry 
10th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of
Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66.

Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on November 30 1864 in Company B, 10th Indiana Cavalry Regiment.
Deserted on July 30 1865. 

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8
Higgins, Charles H
Union 
Cavalry 
3rd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry

http://www.bufordsboys.com/3rdINDRosterJune30.htm 
3RD INDIANA CAVALRY
Troop E
  From Muster Roll, April 30 - June 30, 1863, dated June 30 at Gettysburg and signed by Captain George Thompson
Privates
Charles H. Higgins
 
...
Frances L. Higgins appears as the widow of Charles H. Higgins on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule Litchfield, Kennebec County, Maine. It refers to his service as a Private in Company "E" 3rd Indiana Cavalry. Service from Jan 1,1862 to Jan 1, 1865.

Pension files note his date of death as April 10, 1883
in Litchfield, Maine. Widow's pension application # 441926  & Certificate # 350326.

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9
Higgins, Charles H
Union 
Infantry 
44th Regiment, Indiana Infantry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66.  
Name: Charles H Higgins , 
Residence: Hall's Corner, Indiana 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on November 22 1861 in Company D, 44th Indiana Infantry Regiment.
Reenlisted in Company D, 44th Indiana Infantry Regiment on January 01 1864
Mustered out on September 14 1865 in Chattanooga, TN 

Civil War pension records show Charles H. Higgins received an invalid's pension (Application # 318685 & Certificate # 242055) on October 30,1879 for his service in Company "D" 44th Indiana Infantry. His wife Louisa Higgins received a widows pension, the date of which is illegible. (Application # 693357 & Certificate # 486752)

Source: Fort Wayne News - January 6, 1899
(From the) New Haven News: Word was received yesterday of the death of Charles Higgins at his home in Maysville, Indiana, Tuesday January 3.
The funeral will take place Friday at 1 o'clock. It was the request of the deceased to be buried with the honors of a soldier, by the G. A. R., and his widow has requested Jesse Adams post, G. A. R., to take charge of the services. They have arranged to go and attend the last sad rite, the burial of a dead comrade. Charles Higgins joined Company "B" *, Forty-Fourth I. V. I. (Indiana Volunteer Infantry) in 1861, at the age of 14, and served faithfully for more than four years, being discharged in 1865. It is desired that all soldiers turn out. This includes soldiers of the late war.

* Service record shows Company "D"

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10
Higgins, Clark
Union 
Infantry 
16th Regiment, Indiana Infantry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66.
Name: Clark Higgins 
Residence: Terre Haute, Indiana 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on August 17
1862 in Company I, 16th Indiana Infantry Regiment.
Died on January 14 1863.

Civil War pension index shows Clark Higgins' mother received a pension (Application # 173697 & Certificate # 131149) on April 3, 1869 for for the loss of her son who was a Private in Company "I" 16th Indiana Infantry.

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11
Higgins, Cornelius
Union 
Infantry 
24th Regiment, Indiana Infantry 
  Same soldier as # 13

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66.
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on January 26 1864 in Company H, 67th Indiana Infantry Regiment.
Transferred to Company D, 24th Indiana Infantry Regiment on July 13 1865.
Mustered out on November 15 1865 in Galveston, TX

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12
Higgins, Cornelius
Union 
Infantry 
82nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66. 
Name: Cornelius Higgins , 
Residence: Bloomington, Indiana 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on August 30 1862
Enlisted in Company F, 82nd Indiana Infantry Regiment.
Discharged on December 24 1862. 
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-Best census connection-
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age
Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
 

Cornelius HIGGINS Other S Male W 50 IRE Laborer IRE IRE 
Census Place National Military Home, Montgomery, Ohio

Family History Library Film 1255052 
NA Film Number T9-1052 Page Number 608D 


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

Source: U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers - Dayton - Montgomery County - Ohio
File states he was born in Ireland. Was a laborer by trade.
Service noted: Enlisted August 1862 at Bloomington, Indiana i 82nd Indiana Infantry - Discharged October 4,1862 for disability.
Enlisted January 26, 1864 in 24th Battalion Indiana Veterans - Discharged November 15, 1865 at Galveston, Texas - End of War

Cornelius Higgins, Private, Company "F" 82nd Indiana Infantry died January 1, 1883 and is buried at the National Soldiers Home in Dayton Ohio.

Name: Cornelius Higgins 
Service Info.: PVT INFANTRY 
Death Date: 19 Jan 1884 
Interment Date: 19 Jan 1884 
Cemetery: Dayton National Cemetery 
Cemetery Address: VA Medical Center 4100 West Third Street Dayton , OH 45428 
Buried At: Section D Row 12 Site 23 

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13
Higgins, Cornelius
Union 
Infantry 
67th Regiment, Indiana Infantry
  Same soldier as # 11
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14
Higgins, David
Union 
Infantry 
6th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/chautauq/library/cemetery/okhillam.html 
OAK HILL CEMETERY CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY, KANSAS
HIGGINS, David 12 Aug 1884 (40 y, 5 m, 8 d) Co. H, 6 Ind. Inf.
HIGGINS, Katie 05 Jul 1891  d/o David & Malinda (17 y, 9 m, 17 d) Drowned

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

David HIGGINS Self M Male W 36 IN Farmer CAN NC 
Malinda HIGGINS Wife M Female W 32 IN Keeping House KY OH 
Ida B. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 13 IN IN IN 
George W. HIGGINS Son S Male W 11 IN IN IN 
Elijah HIGGINS Son S Male W 9 IN IN IN 
Lettie K. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 7 IN IN IN 

Source Information:
Census Place Matfield Green, Chase, Kansas Family History Library Film 1254375 
NA Film Number T9-0375 Page Number 238D 

Click image to enlarge

Grave marker image courtesy of John Jackson's FLICKR page

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15
Higgins, Dyas F.
Union 
Cavalry 
10th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry 

Same soldier as # 16

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66.  
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on November 30 1864 in Company B, 10th Indiana Cavalry Regiment. Deserted on January 29 1865 

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16
Higgins, Dyas P.
Union 
Cavalry 
10th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry 

    Also See #15

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17
Higgins, Earl T.
Union 
Infantry 
93rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry

http://www.civilwarindiana.com/sultana.html 
Indiana Men on the Sultana
On April 27th, 1865, the boilers of the steamboat Sultana exploded just north of Memphis on the Mississippi River
UNIT RANK NAME FATE 
93 IN Inf Pvt Higgins, Earl T. Died 

See also
http://www.rootsweb.com/~inmontgo/mil/civil-war/extractindiana-sultana.html  
Last Name-First Name-MI-Rank-Regiment-Co.-Prison Held-Capture Date-Capture Place-Fate  
Higgins, Earl T.-Private-93rd Indiana Infantry-I - 
    Cahaba Andersonville-6/10/1864-Guntown, Mississippi- 
    Died on Sultana, 27 April, 1865 

Sultana.jpg (17339 bytes)

Civil War pension index shows the widow of Earl Higgins received a pension April 11, 1866 (Application # 124898 & Certificate # 97811)
A pension for a minor was given November 4, 1869 (Application # 181252 & Certificate # 159463). File also references a pension given his mother while he was still alive (585794)
File states Earl Higgins died April 23, 1865 on the Mississippi. (Sultana Ship explosion)

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18
Higgins, George H
Union 
Infantry 
86th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

 http://www.rootsweb.com/~inboone/military/soldiersg-i.html 
Boone County Indiana Original source: Early Life and Times in Boone County Indiana by Samuel Harden
Name Rank Company Regiment Residence Date of Muster Remarks  
Higgens, Geo. H. private A 86th Infantry Lebanon Aug.1, 1862 mustered out June 6, 1865 
....
Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66.

Name: George H Higgins , Residence: Lebanon, Indiana 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on August 01 1862
in Company A, 86th Indiana Infantry Regiment.
Mustered out on June 06 1865 in Nashville, TN 

Civil War pension records shoe George H. Higgins received an invalid's pension in what appears to say March ? 23 1870? for his service in Company "A" 86th Indiana Infantry.
His wife Elizabeth Jane Higgins received a widows pension May 11,1911. Her pension was filed for in Missouri.

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19
Higgins, George P.
Union 
Infantry 
7th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

http://jerry.vigo.lib.in.us/CivilWar/007notes.htm 
George Patrick Higgins, residence North Salem, Indiana, mustered in as a private in the 7th Indiana Infantry, three year service, Company B, 13 Sep 1861 mustered out 20 Sep 1864. I have the pension records for George Patrick Higgins Company B, 7th Regiment of Indiana Volunteers 1861-1864 near Winchester, Indiana.
Enlisted date is 30 Aug 1861 private infantry, discharge 20 Sep 1864. There is a letter from the adjutant generals office dated 7 Nov 1874 for the pension. I believe that the assistant Adjutant General that signed the document is J P Walther or Martin (it is difficult to read).
Source for this information is Mat9159@aol.com  

Invalid pension given July 2, 1874 (Application # 194254 Certificate # 157615)
Death is given as October 14, 1926 at Jerico Springs, Cedar County, Missouri.

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20
Higgins, Hugh
Union 
Infantry 
70th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

http://www.ehistory.com/uscw/features/regimental/indiana/union/70thIndiana/companyc.cfm
70th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, USA  Company C
Higgins, Hugh
Aug 9, 1862, discharged Feb 15, 1863, disability,
  Commissary Sgt

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21
Higgins, Isaac
Union 
Cavalry 
3rd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of
Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66.
 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 24 February 1862
Enlisted in an unspecified company of 3rd Indiana Cavalry Regiment on February 24 1862.Records show he was transferred on July 21 1864 into company B .
No further record.

at http://www.bufordsboys.com/3rdINDRosterJune30.htm  
From Muster Roll, April 30 - June 30, 1863, dated June 30 at Gettysburg and signed by Captain Thomas Moffit, there is a private Isaac Higgins listed under Troop F

Source: History of the Third Indiana cavalry By William N. Pickerill - Indianapolis, Indiana, 1906    (Link to this book at Google Books).
Isaac Higgins, of Company F, was captured by having his bridle rein seized by a rebel cavalryman near the river bank some distance below the ford. While being led away captive, his pistol, cocked, was held by him under his coat cape, and in an unguarded moment he shot his captor, whirled his horse and leaped into the river and escaped.

Civil War pension records show Isaac Higgins received an invalid's pension June 5, 1876 (Application # 220450 and Certificate # 144925). It notes his death as April 24, 1925 at Brooksburg, Jefferson County, Indiana.

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22
Higgins, Isaac C.
Union 
Infantry 
65th Regiment, Indiana Infantry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66.
Name: Isaac C Higgins 
Residence: Petersburg, Indiana 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on August 20 1862 in Company G, 65th Indiana Infantry Regiment.
Mustered out on June 22 1863 in Greensboro, NC 

Civil War pension records show Isaac C Higgins received an invalid's pension in what appears to say September 1 1896 for his service in Company "G" 65th Indiana Infantry.
His wife Rachel Higgins received a widows pension September 16,1921.

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23
Higgins, James
Union 
Infantry 
15th Regiment, Indiana Infantry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66.
Name: James Higgins 
Residence: St Joseph County, Indiana 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on June 14 1861 in Company B, 15th Indiana Infantry Regiment.
Died on January 19 1863 in Louisville, KY 

Civil War pension index shows a widow's pension (Application # 12034 & Certificate # 63995) February 4, 1863 for her husbands service as a Private in Company "B" 15th Indiana Infantry who had died on January 19m 1863 at Louisville, Kentucky.

Source: Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Dependents of Civil War Veterans (NARA)
Bridget Higgins (nee Logan), widow of James Higgins, of Company "B" 15th Indiana Infantry, filed for a pension for the death of her husband on January 28, 1863, he died of Chronic Diarhea at General Hospital # 4 at Louisville, Kentucky on January.19, 1863. They had been married January 25, 1854 in Bertrand Township, Berrien County, Michigan. They had two childrem; Mary Higgins , born April 15, 1856 & Anastasia Higgins, born March 3, 1860. On September 9, 1914, she was living at 738 Cleveland, Ave, Indianapolis, Indiana. The pension bureau notes Bridget;s death date as May 13, 1918. The pension file notes her birth as October 7, 1840 in ireland.

HIGGINS-JAMES-30-M-W-IREL-IN-ST_JOSEPH-SOUTH_BEND_AND_PORTAGE_TWP-1860
1860; Census Place: South Bend, St Joseph, Indiana; Roll: M653_295; Page: 37; Image: 37
Name Age

James Higgins 30
Bridget Higgins 20
Mary Higgins 4
Anna Higgins 3/12

Bridget living with her daughter in census'

HIGGINS-BRIDGET-30-F-W-IREL-IN-ST_JOSEPH-PORTAGE_TWP-1870
1870; Census Place: South Bend Ward 4, St Joseph, Indiana; Roll: M593_360; Page: 513A; Image: 571;
Name Age

Bridget Higgens 30
Mary Higgens 14
Anna Higgens 10

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

Bridget HIGGINS Self W Female W 40 IRE Keeps House IRE IRE
Mary HIGGINS Dau S Female W 24 IN Works At Woolen Mill IRE IRE
Anna HIGGINS Dau S Female W 20 IN Works At Woolen Mill IRE IRE
Source Information:
Census Place South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana
Family History Library Film 1254309
NA Film Number T9-0309 Page Number 396A


TURNER-JAY-46-M-W-NY-IN-ST_JOSEPH-1-WD-SOUTH_BEND-1900
1900; Census Place: Portage, St Joseph, Indiana; Roll: T623_401; Page: 17A; Enumeration District: 117.
Name Age

Jay Turner 46
Mary Turner 44
Maud Turner 15
Jerrmie Turner 14
Ben Turner 13
Nellie Turner 10
Hazel Turner 7
Bridget Higgins 58

TURNER-MARY-E-54-F-W-IN-IN-ST_JOSEPH-1-WD-SOUTH_BEND-1910
1910; Census Place: South Bend Ward 1, Saint Joseph, Indiana; Roll: T624_378; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0160; Image: 53
Name Age

Mary E Turner 54
Maude Turner 25
Brace Nell Turner 20
Hazel ann Turner 17
Bridget Higgins 70

Source Location: City Health Office, South Bend
Name: Bridget Higgins
Date:13 May 1918 Location: South Bend
Age:78 Yr Gender: Female Race: White

http://www.interment.net/data/us/ky/jefferson/cavehill/cave_h.htm  
Cave Hill National Cemetery
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
Higgins, James, d. 01/19/1863, PVT B 15 IND INF, Plot:1230, *

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24
Higgins, James
Union 
Artillery 
3rd Battery, Indiana Light Artillery 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of
Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66.
 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 24 August 1861
Enlisted in 3rd Indiana Light Artillery Regiment on August 24 1861.
Reenlisted in same regiment on November 30 1863
Mustered out on August 21 1865 in Indianapolis, IN

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25
Higgins, James
Union 
Cavalry 
6th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry

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26
Higgins, James
Union 
Cavalry 
5th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers) 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66.
Name: James Higgins 
Residence: Louisville, Kentucky 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on May 11 1863 in Company A, 5th Indiana Cavalry Regiment.
Mustered out on June 15 1865 in Pulaski, TN 

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27
Higgins, James
Union 
Cavalry 
3rd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry

http://www.bufordsboys.com/3rdINDRosterJune30.htm 
3RD INDIANA CAVALRY
Roster of Troopers Present for Duty on June 30, 1863
Troop C
From Muster Roll, April 30 - June 30, 1863, dated June 30 at Gettysburg and signed by Captain Ephraim Martin
Privates:
James Higgins 
....
Source:
Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66.
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on March 10 1863 in the 3rd Indiana Cavalry Regiment Transferred to company A on July 21 1864. Mustered out 3rd Indiana Cavalry Regiment on August 07 1865 in Indianapolis, IN 

Civil War pension records show James Higgins received an invalid's pension (Application # 620003 & Certificate # 490896) on August 20,1887 for his service in Companies "A" & "C" 3rd Indiana Cavalry. He died February 12, 1910.
His wife  Alcinda Higgins received a widows pension February 28,1910. (Application # 936764 & Certificate # 698862)

Only James and Alcinda Higgins in 1880 census
Household:1880

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

James HIGGINS Self M Male W 42 IN Farmer --- --- 
Alcinda HIGGINS Wife M Female W 27 KY Keeping House --- KY 
Ella HIGGINS Dau S Female W 7 IN IN KY 
George HIGGINS Son S Male W 5 IN IN KY 
Mary HIGGINS Dau S Female W 3 IN IN KY 

Source Information:
Census Place Craig, Switzerland, Indiana Family History Library Film 1254313 
NA Film Number T9-0313 Page Number 35D
 

HIGGINS JAMES 63 M W IN IN SWITZERLAND CRAIG TWP 1900 
     Image 1 Bottom    Image 2 Top

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28
Higgins, James B.
Union 
Infantry 
135th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)

http://www.rootsweb.com/~inboone/military/soldiersg-i.html  
Boone County Indiana List of Non- Commissioned Civil War Officers  Original source:
Early Life and Times in Boone County Indiana by Samuel Harden.  
Higgens, James B. private E 135th Infantry Boone county May 23, 1864 mustered out Sept. 29, 1864 
...
Civil War pension records show James B. Higgins received an invalid's pension May 4,1891 for his service in Company "B" 135th Indiana Infantry

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29
Higgins, James E.
Union 
Cavalry 
9th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of
Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66. 

Name: James E Higgins 
Residence: Raysville, Indiana 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on December 19 1863 in Company E, 9th Indiana Cavalry Regiment.
Mustered out on August 28 1865 in Indianapolis, IN 

Civil War pension records show James E. Higgins' wife Nancy A. Higgins received a widows pension (Application # 366257 # Certificate # 344539) on January 16, 1888 for her husbands service in Company "E" 9th Indiana Cavalry.

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30
Higgins, James H.
Union 
Infantry 
145th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

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31
Higgins, James J.
Union 
Infantry 
145th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

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32
Higgins, James W.
Union 
Infantry 
49th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

  http://www.ehistory.com/uscw/features/regimental/indiana/union/49thIndiana/COff.cfm  
Company K: Name and Rank
Residence-Date of Commission-Date of Muster-Remarks
FIRST LIEUTENANT 
James W. Higgins Loogootee Oct. 18, 1861 Nov. 21, 1861
Promoted Captain 
CAPTAIN James W. Higgins 
     Loogootee Dec. 30, 1862 Dec. 30, 1862
     Resigned March 23, 1863 

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http://gwillritter.tripod.com/jarletters3.htm#March%2026,%201863%20from%20Milliken's%20Bend,%20LA
Excerpt from Civil War Letters of 
    Captain John A Ritter, M.D. 49th Indiana Volunteers

    ... Jas. W. Higgins has resigned. 
         He is a sneaking low life fellow. Beware of him ...

Captain Ritter was the doctor who wrote the medical report in the pension file referenced below.

Source: Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Dependents of Civil War Veterans - (NARA)
Dorcas Higgins (nee Lafferty), then a residebt of Kick's Church, Martin County, Indiana, filed for a widow's pension on October 7, 1867. Her husband was James W. Higgins who was a 1st Lieutenant (Later a Captain) in Company "K" 49th Indiana Infantry. He was injured by a tree limb falling on him near Proctor, Kentucky on September 21, 1862. The limb broke 2 of his ribs causing hemorrhages that eventually took his life on February 23, 1866. She married him on April 9, 1843 at Orange County, Indiana. The marriage was performed by David Osborn, a Minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The children of this marriage, who are under the age of 16, are; John L. Higgins, born February 18, 1854; Sarah E. Higgins, born July 17, 1856; Nancy J. Higgins born June 30, 1859; James E. Higgins born October 10, 1861 and William F. Higgins born August 6, 1865. She later moved to Lebo, Kansas. Dorcas Higgins was dropped from pension rolls after her death on May 19, 1908.

HIGGINS-DORCAS-W-30-F-W-IN-ORANGE-NORTHWEST_TWP-1850
1850; Census Place: Northwest, Orange, Indiana; Roll: M432_163; Page: 494A; Image: 406.
Name Age

Elenor Laffarty 64
Lydia Laffarty 33
Lorenzo D Laffarty 20
Docas Higgins 30
Lydia A Higgins 6
Mary E Higgins 4
Robert B Higgins 1

HIGGINS-JAMES-W-35-M-W-TN-IN-ORANGE-ORANGEVILLE_TWP-1860
1860; Census Place: Orangeville, Orange, Indiana; Roll: M653_286; Page: 767; Image: 241
Name Age

James W Higgins 35
Dorcuss Higgins 40
Laydia A Higgins 17
Mary E Higgins 14
Babert V Higgins 11
John L Higgins 7
Sarah E Higgins 5
Nancy J Higgins 1

HIGGINS-DORA-80-F-W-NC-KS-OSAGE-OLIVET_TWP-1900
1900; Census Place: Olivet, Osage, Kansas; Roll: 494; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0122
Name Age

Dorcas Higgins 80
Mary Martin 50

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33
Higgins, John
Union 
Infantry 
35th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

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34
Higgins, John
Union 
Infantry 
44th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

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35
Higgins, John
Union 
Infantry 
51st Regiment, Indiana Infantry

Civil War Pension records show John Higgins (alias given as John Bramble)
received an invalid's pension November 23,1883 for his service in Company "B" 51st Indiana Infantry.
(app # 500684 - Cert # 296510) in Indiana.   His widow Anna Higgins received her pension November 4,1931. (App # 1705637 - Cert # A-3-11-32)

See  Biography with image of soldier and census.

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36
Higgins, John
Union 
Infantry 
46th Regiment, Indiana Infantry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66. 
Name: John Higgins 
Residence: Monticello, Indiana 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on November 05 1861 in Company E, 46th Indiana Infantry Regiment.
Deserted on August 17 1862. 
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37
Higgins, John
Union 
Infantry 
75th Regiment, Indiana Infantry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66.
Name: John Higgins 
Residence: Wabash, Indiana 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on August 02 1862 in Company A, 75th Indiana Infantry Regiment.
Discharged on October 25 1862. 

Civil War pension records show John Higgins received an invalid's pension June 16,1887 for his service in Company "A" 75th Indiana Infantry.

His pension file notes his date of death as February 19,1925 at Wabash, Indiana.

Source: U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938 - Marion
Physical Description given from their files:
Height 5 ft 8 in, Fair complexion, Blue eyes, can not read or write, Born England, Religion - Protestant, Nearest relative- Mrs. C.F. Ryan
(Daughter)
Wabash Indiana

HIGGINS JOHN 101 M W ENGL IN GRANT 3-WD; MARION; CENTER TWP 1920
Name Age
Thomas Ryan 52
Nina Ryan 50
Thomas Ryan 26
John Higgins 101

Not found in 1910 census

HIGGINS JOHN 82 M W ENGL IN WABASH 3-WD WABASH 1900
Name Age
John Higgins* 81
Hester Higgins 76
* Some how the age is given as 10 years more than it should be when compared to 1880 census.

Household:1880
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
John HIGGINS Self M Male W 52 ENG Laborer ENG ENG
Hester HIGGINS Wife M Female W 48 PA House Keeper PA PA
Edgar HIGGINS Son S Male W 20 IN Laborer --- ---
Willie HIGGINS Son S Male W 14 IN Laborer --- ---
Ida HIGGINS Dau S Female W 13 IN At School --- ---
Nina HIGGINS Dau S Female W 10 IN At School --- ---
Grace HIGGINS Dau S Female W 1 IN --- ---
Source Information:
Census Place Wabash, Wabash, Indiana
Family History Library Film 1254315
NA Film Number T9-0315 Page Number 433C


HIGGINS JOHN 43 M W ENGL IN WABASH 1-WD WABASH 1870
Name Age
John Higgins 43
Hester Higgins 33
Lettia Higgins 12
Edgar Higgins 10
Willie Higgins 6
Ida Higgins 4
Ellen Higgins 5/12

HIGGINS JOHN 33 M W CT IN WABASH WABASH & NOBLE TWP 1860
Name Age
John Higgins 33
Hester Higgins 25
Margaret Higgins 8
John Higgins 4
Lutitia A Higgins 2

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38
Higgins, John
Union 
Infantry 
6th Regiment, Indiana Infantry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66. 
Name: John Higgins , 
Residence: Daviess County, Indiana 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on October 141861 in Company E, 6th Indiana Infantry Regiment. Mustered out on September 22 1864 in Chattanooga, TN

Civil War pension index shows John Higgins received an invalid's pension (Application # 590590 & Certificate # 400776) on December 4, 1886. Listed his service as noted above.

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39
Higgins, John
Union 
Infantry 
51st Regiment, Indiana Infantry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of
Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66. 

Name: John Higgins 
Residence: Currysville, Indiana 
Service Record: Drafted and mustered in October 20 1864 as a Private in Company K, 51st Indiana Infantry Regiment. Deserted on May 13 1865 

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40
Higgins, John B
Union 
Infantry 
65th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

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41
Higgins, John E
Union 
Artillery 
22nd Battery, Indiana Light Artillery 

Source: Hazzard's history of Henry County, Indiana: 1822-1906
   New Castle, Ind: G. Hazzard, 1906 

   22nd Battery, Indiana Light Artillery
Higgins, John E., Raysville, Private, Recruit,
            Mustered in March 30, 1863, 
            Mustered Out July 7,1865

Source: Civil War Pension record
John E. Higgins received an invalid's pension June 14,1882 for his service as a Private in the 22nd Independent Battery of Indiana Light Artillery.
(application # 452214, Certificate # 424521, applied for in Illinois)
His widow Melvina Higgins received her pension May 1 18?? in Missouri.
(Application # 718389, Certificate # 520184)

Source: Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans
John E. Higgins - Private - 22nd Battery Indiana Light Artillery - Died August 25, 1898 - Buried Gant* Cemetery near Creighton, Missouri.
*Possibly Grant Cemetery

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42
Higgins, John H
Union 
Cavalry 
3rd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry
 Same soldier as # 44

 http://civilwarindiana.com/andersonville/andersonville_regiment.php3?regiment=3&type=Cav.  
Soldiers of Indiana Who Died in Andersonville Prison 1864-1865 
Name Rank Company Date of Death Cause of Death 
Higgens, John W. Pvt. I September 15, 1864 Scorbutus 

also
Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana  1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66.

Enlisted as a Private on 23 February 1862 in Company B, 3rd Cavalry Regiment Indiana on Feb 23 1862.
Died as a prisoner on September 15 1864 in Andersonville, GA

Civil War pension records show John W. Higgins' unnamed mother received a pension (Application #  481443 & Certificate # 339371) on November 3,1890 for her sons service in Company "C",3rd Indiana Cavalry from February 23,1862 to his death at Andersonville Prison in Georgia on September 15,1864.

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43
Higgins, John T
Union 
Infantry 
76th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (30 days, 1862)

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44
Higgins, John W
Union 
Cavalry 
3rd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry

  http://myindianahome.net/gen/switz/records/military/c3dincav.html   
WAR HISTORY. Switzerland County Soldiers.
Copy of Muster Roll of Company C, 3d Indiana Cavalry.
Madison Courier  VETERANS AND RECRUITS
Higgins, John W.; private--age 22. Veteran. Prisoner of war Jan. 27, 1864

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45
Higgins, John W
Union 
Infantry 
65th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

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46
Higgins, John W
Union 
Infantry 
47th Regiment, Indiana Infantry 

Name: John W Higgins , Residence: Camden, Indiana 
Service Record: Wounded
Enlisted as a Private on November 02 1861 in Company A, 47th Indiana Infantry Regiment. 
Died of wounds on August 16 1862. 
...
http://www.interment.net/data/us/tn/shelby/memnat/memphis_henhik.htm  
Memphis National Cemetery - Shelby County, Tennessee
Higgins, John W, d. 08/18/1862, PVT A 47 IND INF, Plot: 2953, *

Source: Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Dependents of Civil War Veterans (NARA)
Sarah Higgins (nee Martin), widow of John W. Higgins who was a private in Company "A" 47th Indiana Infantry filed for a pension on February 9, 1863. She was then a resident of Hartford Township, Adams County Indiana.
She married John on November 1, 1861. They had no children.
John W. Higgins died August 16, 1862, from a gunshot wound to the head that he received during an attack by guerrillas on August 11, 1862, while he was guarding cotton near Helena Arkansas.
His description; Age 20 at enlistment, 5 ft 71/2 in tall, Light complexion, Grey eyes, Brown hair, a farmer by occupation.

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47
Higgins, Joseph
Union 
Cavalry 
3rd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of
Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66.

Name: Joseph Higgins , Residence: Henry County, Indiana 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on October 18 1861 in Company I, 3rd Indiana Cavalry Regiment. 

http://www.bufordsboys.com/3rdINDRosterJune30.htm 
mentions that Troop "I" was assigned to the Army of the Cumberland along with Troops G, H,& K

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48
Higgins, Joseph
Union 
Infantry 
57th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

Source: History of Howard County, Indiana Indianapolis, Ind.: B.F. Bowen & Co., 1909
On page 191 of the above source it records that Joseph Higgins of the 57th Indiana Infantry Regiment was killed at Pine Mountain Georgia on June 15,1864.
....
Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66.  
Name: Joseph Higgins , Residence: Oakford, Indiana 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on March 09 1864 in Company H, 57th Indiana Infantry Regiment.
Killed on June 15 1864 in Pine Mountain, GA 

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49
Higgins, Joseph H
Union 
Infantry 
80th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

http://www.80thindiana.net/hist/80-nov62.htm 
November 18, 1862 Tuesday, 
Transferred from hospitals at Lebanon, Ky., 
            to hospitals at Louisville, Ky.
Pvt. Joseph H. Higgins Co. A
Original source: 80th Indiana Consolidated Morning Reports and Order Books; Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, 1861-1865, Volumes III, IV, and VIII, (Indianapolis, Indiana, 1866)

http://www.80thindiana.net/rost/80rstr-h.htm 
Name Rank & Unit Residence Muster-In Remarks 
HIGGINS Joseph H. -Pvt. Co. A - Princeton, Gibson Cty. 
Sept. 4, '62 -Discharged Feb. 22, '63 
.
Civil War pension records show Joseph H. Higgins received an invalid's pension (Application # 402340 & Certificate # 501932) on June 22 1880 for his service in Company "A" 80th Indiana Infantry. His wife Sarah M. Higgins received a widows pension May 10,1899. (Application # 654612 & Certificate # 458520)
Her pension was filed for in Kansas.

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50
Higgins, Joseph McKindry
Union 
Infantry 
35th Regiment, Indiana Infantry 

http://www.lpslicer.com/mctartan_9b.htm  
Source:
History of La Porte County, published  1876 by Jasper Packard, of La Porte, Indiana

Higgins, Joseph McK 35th C Dec. 20, 1861 Private;
                     Deserted from hospital, 1862 

Source:
Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66.
Name: Joseph Higgins , 
Residence: Westville, Indiana 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on December 20 1861 in Company I, 35th Infantry Regiment Indiana 

Civil War pension records show Joseph Higgins received* an invalid's pension April 9,1888 for his service in Company "I" 35th Indiana Infantry
*(
Webmasters note- He received the pension though it appears he deserted)

His pension file notes his date of death as December 12,1920 at Galesburg, Kansas.

U.S. Veterans Gravesites
Name: Jos Mck Higgins Death Date: 12 Dec 1920
Cemetery: Leavenworth National Cemetery
Cemetery Address: P. O. Box 1694 4101 S. 4th St,
Traffic Way Leavenworth, KS 66048
Buried At: Section 34 Row 9 Site 11
 

Click image to enlarge

Image courtesy of

http://www.flickr.com/photos/civilwar_veterans_tombstones/2321827964/in/set-72157604077738524/

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51
Higgins, Joseph W
Union 
Infantry 
18th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66. 
Name: Joseph W Higgins , Residence: Hope, Indiana 
Service Record: 
Enlisted as a Private on August 16 1862 in Company K, 18th Indiana Infantry Regiment.
Promoted to Full Sergeant
Promoted to but not mustered in as a full Lieutenant 2nd Class on July 20 1865. Mustered out on August 28 1865 in Savannah, GA 

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52
Higgins, Josiah L
Union 
Artillery 
10th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery

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53
Higgins, Martha P
Union 
Cavalry 
3rd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry

(actually Martin P, Higgins)
same soldier as # 54 below

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54
Higgins, Martin
Union 
Cavalry 
3rd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry

List of the Dead. THE CHARNEL HOUSE AT ANDERSONVILLE.
Published: December 23, 1864 in The New York Times
From Our Special Correspondent.
HILTON HEAD, S.C., Saturday, Dec. 17, 1864.
- THE CHARNEL HOUSE AT ANDERSONVILLE -
DEATH JULY 2, 1864 - M. P. Higgins, Co C, 3d Ind Cav.

http://www.bufordsboys.com/3rdINDRosterJune30.htm 
3RD INDIANA CAVALRY
Roster of Troopers Present for Duty on June 30, 1863
                         Troop C
 From Muster Roll, April 30 - June 30, 1863, dated June 30 at Gettysburg and signed by Captain Ephraim Martin
....
http://civilwarindiana.com/andersonville/andersonville_regiment.php3?regiment=3&type=Cav.  
Soldiers of Indiana Who Died in Andersonville Prison 1864-1865 
3rd Cavalry
Name Rank Company Date of Death Cause of Death 
Higgens, Martin Pvt. I July 02, 1864 Dysentery

Civil War index shows Martin Higgins' widow received a pension (Application # 69868 & Certificate # 54186) on October 24, 1864.
A pension (Application # 129670 & Certificate # 86309) for a minor was also granted.

Source: Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Dependents of Civil War Veterans
Description of soldier: Age 22 at enlistment, 5 ft 9 in tall, Sandy Complexion, Grey eyes, Brown Hair, Born Switzerland County, Indiana, a farmer by occupation.
POW records show that he was captured at James City, Va on January 27, 1864 and was confined at Richmond, Va on January 29, 1864. Transferred to Americus, Ga on March 14, 1864. Confined at Andersonville Prison in Georgia. He was admitted to hospital there on July 2, 1864 where he died on same day of dysentery.
Widow's name: Mary M. Higgins Widow of: Martin P. Higgins
Service Record: Private, Company "C" 3rd Indiana Cavalry.
Widow's Residence: Ripley County, Indiana
Nearest Post Office: Versailles, Ripley County, Indiana
Claimant Age: 23 as of filing date of October 12, 1864
She states she was married to Martin P. Higgins at Switzerland County, Indiana on February 2, 1860 by the Justice of the Peace Eli A. Anderson.
Her maiden name was Mary Malinda Eatons . They had a son named William Alexander Higgins who was born January 29, 1861.
She states her husband died of starvation and exposure at Libby Prison in Virginia. Official records show he actually died at the prison at Andersonville Georgia on July 2, 1864.

She Mary M. Higgins) later married Bowman Hess on September 17, 1865 at Ripley County, Indiana. Left him for reason of cruelty.
She (Mary M. Hess) later married Joseph Butler on March 19, 1872 at Jennings County, Indiana. Joseph left her for reason unknown.
Assuming after ten years of separation and learning of Mr. Butler having remarried, she got married to Hugh Foley on June 3rd, 1882. Mr Foley later drowned at Bedford, Indiana. Date unknown.
She (Malinda Foley) later married Samuel Lutz on August 12, 1890. She divorced him in 1907. She did not remarry. She died August 16, 1913.

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=37572701&PIpi=32332591

  Click Image to enlarge

Martin Higgins
Birth: unknown Death: Jul. 2, 1864

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55
Higgins, Martin M
Union 
Infantry 
116th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (6 months, 1863-4) 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66.  
Name: Martin M Higgins , Residence: Boone County, Indiana 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on August 08 1863 in Company B, 116th Infantry Regiment Indiana.
Mustered out on March 01 1864 in Lafayette, IN 

Civil War pension records show Martin M. Higgins received an invalid's pension (Application # 610474 & Certificate # 479181) on May 20,1887 for his service in Company "B" 116th Indiana Infantry & Company "A" 3rd Indiana Cavalry. The pension file notes his death date as January 28,1915.

Same soldier as # 56 below

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56
Higgins, Martin M.
Union 
Cavalry 
3rd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry 
  see soldier # 55
above

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66. 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on March 27 1864 in an unspecified company of the 3rd Indiana Cavalry Regiment.
Transferred on July 21 1864 to company A
Mustered out on August 07 1864 

The pension file notes his death date as January 28,1915

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57
Higgins, Melvin
Union 
Infantry 
120th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Estates/4555/120h.html  
One Hundred and Twentieth Regiment Infantry, Company H, Indiana Volunteers
Name-Rank-Residence-Comments
Higgens, Melvin, Private, Brewersville, Mustered in March 10, 1864. Mustered out January 8, 1866.
....

  HIGGINS MELVIN 26 M W IN IN DECATUR SAND CRK TWP 1870 
 
 Household:1880
  Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age
 Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
 

 Melvin HIGGINS Self M Male W 36 IN Farmer MI VT 
 Catherine HIGGINS Wife M Female W 38 IN Keeping House TN KY 
 Edgar O. HIGGINS Son S Male W 13 IN At Home IN IN 
 Finona L. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 10 IN At Home IN IN 
 Minnie A. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 8 IN IN IN 
 Estella M. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 6 IN IN IN 
 Mary L. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 2 IN IN IN 

Source Information:
Census Place Kenesaw, Adams, Nebraska Family History Library Film 1254743 
NA Film Number T9-0743 Page Number 74D 


Civil War pension records show Melvin Higgens received an invalid's pension May 20,1880 for his service in Company "H" 120th Indiana Infantry. His wife Catherine Higgens received a widows pension October 12, 1895.
Her pension was filed for in Nebraska.
..
Source: Card Records of Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, ca. 1879-ca. 1903 Microfilm Publication M1845 - Roll # 9 

Melvin Higgins, Private, Company "H" 120th Indiana Infantry died August 9,1895 and is Buried in Wyuka Cemetery in Nebraska City, Nebraska.

http://www.rootsweb.com/~neotoe/wyuka/wyuka_h.htm  
Name of deceased-       Date of Death Plot ID 
    HIGGINS MELVIN IN 8/11/1895 SR-001-02
 
    HIGGINS CATHARINE 4/20/1897 EE-034-01

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58
Higgins, Michael
Union 
Infantry 
36th Regiment, Indiana Infantry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66.  
Name: Michael Higgins , Residence: Wayne County, Indiana 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on October 231861 in Company I, 36th Indiana Infantry Regiment.
Received a disability discharge on March 05 1864.

Civil War pension index shows Michael Higgins received an invalid's pension July 12, 1890 (Application # 786698 & Certifucate # 606988)
Widows pension Application # 577463 & Certificate # 383495, a pension for a minor was also given, Application # 612306 & Certificate # 411748.
...
Source: Card Records of Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, ca. 1879-ca. 1903 Microfilm Publication M1845 - Roll # 9 

Michael Higgins, Private Company "I" 36th Indiana Infantry died May 20,1893 and is buried in Holy Sepulcher at Newark, N.J. 
http://www.virtualnewarknj.com/cemeteries/holysepulchre.htm 

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59
Higgins, Milo
Union 
Infantry 
136th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864) 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66. 
Name: Milo Higgins, Residence: Gibson County 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on May 21 1864 in Company E, 136th Indiana Infantry Regiment.
Mustered out on September 02 1864 in Indianapolis, IN 

Same soldier as # 60

Civil War pension records show Milo Higgins received an invalid's pension July 19, 1888? for his service in Company "C"* 136th Indiana Infantry and Company "E" 9th Indiana Legion. His wife Jane Higgins received a widows pension in what appears to say June 9,1911.
* Service record states Company "I"

Name: Jane Sampson Spouse: Milo Higgins 
Date: 15 Mar 1849 County: Jennings State: Indiana 
Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT Microfilm: 1305173 

Household: 1880 Census

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

Milo HIGGENS Self M Male W 51 OH Works On ME ME 
Jane HIGGENS Wife M Female W 55 KY Keeping House VA
---Earl HIGGENS Son S Male W 20 IN Laborer OH KY 
Emily HIGGENS Dau S Female W 22 IN OH KY 

Source Information:
Census Place Sand Creek, Jennings, Indiana Family History Library Film 1254288 
NA Film Number T9-0288 Page Number 423C
 

HIGGINS MILO 21 M W OH IN JENNINGS MONTGOMERY TWP 1850
   Not found in 1860 census
HIGGINS MILO 41 M W OH IN JACKSON REDDING TWP 1870 

HIGGINS MILO 72 M W OH IN JENNINGS MONTGOMERY TWP 1900

  not found in 1910 census
....
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~jlopp/coffeecreek.html  
Coffee Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
-Higgins, Earl 1859- 27 April 1939
-Higgins, Elizabeth 31 March 1868 - 4 November 1911
  2nd wife of Earl Higgins
-Higgins, Emma 1879 - 1974
  name on Earl Higgins stone
-Higgins, Jane 1825- 1913
  wife of Milo Higgins
-Higgins, Milo age 82 1828 -17 May 1911
 
record taken from Eldo Dodd's records

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60
Higgins, Milo
Union 

9th Indiana Legion (30 days, 1862)
Also See #59

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61
Higgins, Patrick
Union 
Infantry 
93rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry

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62
Higgins, Richard H.
Union 
Infantry 
33rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66.  
Name: Richard H Higgins, Residence: Bartholomew County, Indiana 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Corporal on September 16, 1861 in Company I, 33rd Indiana Infantry Regiment. Died on September 20 1862.

Richards mother (unnamed) received a pension April 6,1868
(Application # 159399 Certificate # 117666)

 

Source: Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Dependents of Civil War Veterans,(NARA)
Mary Carr applied for a pension for the loss of her son on March 27, 1868. Her son Richard H. Higgins died of Chronic Diarrhea on September 20, 1862 at Manchester, Kentucky. He was also buried there. Mary Carr had previously been married to George Higgins on December 3, 1837. George Higgins died on April 24, 1842. She was later married to Moses Carr on November 26, 1850. Moses Carr died on February 24, 1867 of slow consumption. On September 15, 1873 while living in Cook County, Illinois she married Aaron Amos.

Richard Higgins had enrolled on August 23, 1861 at Indianapolis, Indiana. He was mustered in on September 16, 1861 as a Corporal into Company "I" 33rd Indiana Infantry for 3 years service.

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63
Higgins, Robert M.
Union 
Infantry 
76th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (30 days, 1862)

Same soldier as # 64 below

Sources: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana
Name: Robert M Higgins Residence: Greensburg, Indiana
Enlistment Date: 20 Jul 1862 Rank at enlistment: Captain
Service Record: Commissioned an officer in Company C, Indiana 76th Infantry Regiment on 20 Jul 1862. Mustered out on 20 Aug 1862 at Indianapolis, IN.

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64
Higgins, Robert M  
Union 
Infantry 
7th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (3 months, 1861)

Same soldier as # 63 above

Sources: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana
Name: Robert M Higgins Residence: Decatur County, Indiana
Enlistment Date:24 Apr 1861 Rank at enlistment: Sergeant
Service Record: Enlisted in Company B, Indiana 7th Infantry Regiment on 24 Apr 1861.Mustered out on 02 Aug 1861 at Indianapolis, IN.

.......

Civil War pension records show Nancy V. Higgins applying for a widows pension, (Application # 576969) on May 25 1893 in Indiana, for her husband, Robert M. Higgins' service as a Sergeant in Company "B" 7th Indiana Infantry and as Captain in Companies "B" & "C" 76th Indiana Infantry

......
FIGGINS (Higgins) ROBERT M 31 M W IN IN DECATUR WASHINGTON TWP 1860

HIGGINS R M 40 M W IN IN DECATUR MARION TWP 1870 

Household:1880

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

  R. M. HIGGINS Self M Male W 52 IN Blacksmith VA VA 
  N. V. HIGGINS Wife M Female W 45 VA Keeping House VA VA 
  H. M. HIGGINS Dau Female W 14 IN At Home IN VA 

Source Information:
Census Place Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana Family History Library Film 1254273 
NA Film Number T9-0273 Page Number 474A
 

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65
Higgins, Thomas
Union 
Infantry 
149th Regiment, Indiana Infantry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66. 
Name: Thomas Higgins , Residence: St Mary's, Indiana 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Corporal on February 24 1865 in Company K, 149th Indiana Infantry Regiment.
Mustered out on September 27 1865 in Nashville, TN 

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66
Higgins, Thomas
Union 
Infantry 
16th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

  http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Pointe/7345/16thCoC.htm  
16th Regiment Indiana Infantry Company C 
Name and Rank-Residence-Date of Muster- Notes 
Musicians 
Higgins, Thomas Rush County August 16, 1862 
            mustered out June 30, 1865 

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67
Higgins, Thomas
Union 
Infantry 
85th Regiment, Indiana Infantry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66. 
Name: Thomas Higgins ,Residence: Wright's Mills, Indiana 
Service Record:  Enlisted as a Private on December 24 1863 in Company A, 85th Indiana Infantry Regiment. Died on May 09 1864 in Bridgeport, AL 
. . .
http://www.interment.net/data/us/tn/hamilton/chattanat/index_hihl.htm  
Chattanooga National Cemetery Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee
Higgins, Thomas, d. 05/09/1864, PVT A 85 IND INF CW,
Originally Buried at Bridgeport Ala, Plot: H 10931, *

Source: Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Dependents of Civil War Veterans (NARA)
On August 9, 1865 Margaret Higgins (nee Hess), age 49, applied for a widow's pension for the loss of her Husband Thomas Higgins. She at the time was a resident of Liberty Township, Parke County, Indiana. Thomas Higgins was a Private in Company "A" 85th Indiana Infantry. He died of Chronic diarrhea at the hospital at Bridgeport, Alabama on May 9, 1864. Thomas and Margaret were married on February 3, 1857 at Parker County, Indiana. Thomas Higgins had previously been married to Nancy Jane Sanderson on May 20, 1850 at Parke, County, Indiana.
Thomas and Nancy Jane had 3 children; Henry A. Higgins, born May 10, 1851; Mary E. Higgins, born January 11, 1853; Joseph B. Higgins, born March 23, 1853. All were born at Parke County, Indiana. Nancy Jane Higgins died March 23, 1856.

HIGGINS-THOMAS-40-M-W-IN-IN-PARKE-LIBERTY_TWP-1860
1860; Census Place: Liberty, Parke, Indiana; Roll: M653_287; Page: 681; Image: 681
Name Age  ( Image 1 & 2 )

Thomas Higgins 40
Margeret Higgins 42
John Noe 42
Rachel J Noe 14
Henry A Higgins 9
Mary E Higgins 7
Joseph B Higgins 5

1870; Census Place: Liberty, Parke, Indiana; Roll: M593_349; Page: 123B; Image: 250
Name Age
Margaret Higgins 54
John M Noe 27
Mary Noe 27
William B Noe 7
Margaret Noe 5
Charles S Noe 2
Sarah E Noe 2/12

(record of the death of Thomas' widow)
Indiana Deaths, 1882 - 1920
Name: Margaret Higgins Date: 26 Jul 1902
Location: Parke County Age: 86 Yr
Gender: Female Race: White
Source Location: County Health Office Rockville

HIGGINS-MARGARET-84-F-W-KY-IN-PARKE-LIBERTY_TWP-1900
1900; Census Place: Liberty, Parke, Indiana; Roll: 396; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 64
Name Age

Milton Noe 56
John Noe 22
Roscoe Noe 20
Margaret Higgins 84

The widowed sister living with her brother
HIGGIN-HENRY-A-69-M-W-IN-KS-CRAWFORD-BAKER_TWP-1920
1920; Census Place: Baker, Crawford, Kansas; Roll: T625_528; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 80; Image: 570.

Name Age
Mary E Brown 67
Henry A Higgins 69

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68
Higgins, Thomas
Union 
Infantry 
38th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

http://jerry.vigo.lib.in.us/civilwar/383yi.htm 
Indiana Soldiers-Civil War-38th Regiment- Company I
Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, 1865
Thomas Higgins Orange County, Indiana, 
           mustered in 18 Sep 1861, 
           died at Nashville, Tennessee 16 Oct 1862, disease.
...
http://www.interment.net/data/us/tn/davidson/nashnat/index_henhim.htm 
Nashville National Cemetery Madison, Davidson County, Tennessee
Higgins, Thomas, d. 10/16/1862, PVT I 38 IND INF, Oct 16 1862, Plot: A 4461,

Source: Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Dependents of Civil War Veterans - WC31889 Nancy Higgins, widow of Thomas Higgins of Company "I" 38th Indiana Infantry.
Records show Thomas Higgins and Nancy Morris were married July 12, 1842
Thomas died October 16, 1862 at General Hospital # 12 at Nashville, Tn, of Chronic Diarrhea.
Children: John Higgins - Born September 2, 1848
Martin Higgins - Born January 22, 1853
Walker Higgins - Born August 4, 1854
Nancy J. Higgins - Born December 7, 1856
Thomas E. Higgins - Born March 26, 1862

- Census Findings -
HIGGINS-THOMAS-34-M-W-IRE-IN-ORANGE-PAOLI-1850
1850; Census Place: Paoli, Orange, Indiana; Roll: M432_163; Page: 455A; Image: 329
Name Age

Thomas Higgins 34
Nancy Higgins 29
Mary E Higgins 5
Catharine Higgins 4
John Higgins 2

Not located in 1870 census

HAGANS-THOMAS-45-M-W-IREL-IN-ORANGE-ORANGEVILLE_TWP-1860
1860; Census Place: Orangeville, Orange, Indiana; Roll: M653_286; Page: 772; Image: 246
Name Age

Thomas Hagans 45
Nancy Hagans 41
Mary E Hagans 16
Hannah C Hagans 14
John Haggans 13
Martin Haggans 7
Walker Haggans 4
Nancy J Haggins 2

Household: 1880
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
Nancy HIGGINS Self W Female W 60 NC House Keeping NC NC
Mary E. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 35 IN At Home IRE NC
John HIGGINS Son S Male W 31 IN Day Laborer IRE NC
Nancy J. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 22 IN At Home IRE NC
Thomas HIGGINS Son S Male W 18 IN Day Laborer IRE NC
Source Information:
Census Place Orleans, Orange, Indiana
Family History Library Film 1254302
NA Film Number T9-0302 Page Number 170A


Source Location: County Health Office, Paoli
Source Notes: The source of this record is the book H-18 on page 84 within the series produced by the Indiana Works Progress Administration
Name: Nancy Higgins  Race: White Date: 4 Nov 1887 Age: 66 Yr Gender: Female Location: Orleans

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69
Higgins, Timothy
Union 
Infantry 
43rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of
Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66. 

Name: Timothy Higgins ,Residence: Vigo County, Indiana
Service Record: Enlisted as a Corporal on September 19 1861 in Company D, 43rd Indiana Infantry Regiment
Promoted to Full Sergeant. 
Reenlisted in same company on January 01 1864. 
Mustered out on June 14 1865 in Indianapolis, IN

Civil War pension records show Timothy Higgins widow (name not listed) applied for a pension August 15,1889. No record of it being granted. A pension for a "contesting widow" was applied for December 28,1928.
No record of it being granted either. The file notes his date of death as April 7,1875 at Joplin Missouri.

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70
Higgins, Walton
Union 
Infantry 
120th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Estates/4555/120h.html 
One Hundred and Twentieth Regiment Infantry, Company H, Indiana Volunteers
Name-Rank-Residence-Comments
Higgens, Walton, Private, Queensville, Mustered in March 10, 1864. Mustered out January 8, 1866.
....
CENSUS Scans
HIGGINS WALTON 34 M W IN IN JENNINGS GENEVA TWP 1860 

HIGGINS WALTER* 43 M W IN IN JENNINGS CENTER TWP 1870 
    Image 1    Image 2 
    Actually appears to say Waltor or Walton, includes wife
    Catherine and has a son named Walton among other children.

Walton Higgens received an invalid's pension in 1879 
for his service in this regiment.
A widow's pension was given in 1887, to his wife, Catherine.
.....

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

Walton Higgins, Private, Company "H",126th Indiana Infantry died July 12, 1887 and is buried at the Cemetery at the Dayton Ohio National Military Home.
Section F Row 14 Site 15 

Source: National Military Home - Enlisted January 23, 1864 as a Private in Company "H" 120th Indiana. Discharged from 120th Indiana on January 8, 1866 at Raleigh N.C. by General Order. File mentions a rupture received November 30, 1864 at Franklin, Tennessee.
Personal description: Height 5 ft 9 1/2 inches, dark complexion, gray eyes, black hair. farmer by occupation. Married, wife's name is Catherine

U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers -
Central Branch - Dayton Ohio admitted January 31,1885
Died July 12,1887 in Barrack #33 of sunstroke.

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71
Higgins, William
Union 
Infantry 
42nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry

http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~indiana42nd/CoF.htm 
42nd INDIANA VOLUNTEERS
ENLISTED MEN OF COMPANY F

Name
(Last, First, MI) Rank Residence Date of Muster Remarks 
Higgins, William Private Thorntown Oct 6, '64 
                     Mustered out July 21, '65; substitute 

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72
Higgins, William
Union 
Infantry 
52nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry

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73
Higgins, William
Union 
Infantry 
53rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry

Source: Roll of honor: names of soldiers who died in defense of the American Union - Volume 2 By United States. Quartermaster's Dept - 1866
Soldiers interred in St. Louis Missouri
(Undisclosed cemetery)
William Higgins - Private - 53rd Indiana - Company "I" - Died May 27,1862

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74
Higgins, William G.
Union 
-
Unidentified Indiana

http://www.lpslicer.com/mctartan_9b.htm  
Source: "History of La Porte County", published in 1876 by Jasper Packard, of La Porte, Indiana
Name Reg. Co. Mustered In Data 

Higgins, Wm. G. 138th C May 27, 1864 100 Days service; 
           Mustered out Sept. 30, 1864 

see also # 76 (Middle initial different but regiment same)

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75
Higgins, William H.
Union 
Infantry 
145th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

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76
Higgins, William L
Union 
Infantry 
138th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864) 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66.
Name: William G Higgins 
Residence: Laporte County, Indiana 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on May 27 1864 in Company D, 138th Indiana Infantry Regiment.
Mustered out on September 30 1864 in Indianapolis, IN
...
http://freepages.military.rootsweb.com/~dunelady/pinelake/pinevetshtom.htm  
Name-Address-Next of Kin-NOK Address-Born At-Death Date-Date Buried-Grave-Lot-Section-Branch of Service-War Served-Rank-Enlisted-Discharged-Type of Stone-Flagholder-Added info 

Higgins, William E*-na-wife-LaPorte, IN-1837-na-1911 1911-2-135 Maple Hill-US Army Co. B 109th & Co.D 138th Reg. Ind Inf.-Civil War-Pvt-Jul 10, 1863-Sept 30 1864 pvt stone-Civil War-na 

        *Middle initial differs from NPS listing

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77
Higgins, William M.
Union 
Infantry 
120th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

 http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Estates/4555/120h.htm  
One Hundred and Twentieth Regiment Infantry, Company H, Indiana Volunteers
Name-Rank-Residence-Comments 
Private Queensville Mustered in March 10, 1864. Mustered out January 8, 1866.
....
Civil War pension records show William M. Higgins received an invalid's pension, June 18 1880,for his service in Company "H" 120th Indiana Infantry. The pension file noted his death as July 15, 1884 at Queensville, Indiana. His wife Emma J. Higgins received a widows pension July 15 1884.

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78
Higgins, William N.
Union 
Infantry 
47th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

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79
Higgins, William O
Union 
Infantry 
10th Regiment, Indiana Infantry  

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66.  
Name: William O Higgins , Residence: Montgomery County, Indiana 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on September 18 1861 in Company B, 10th Indiana Infantry Regiment.
Reenlisted in same company on January 14 1864
Transferred on September 08 1864 into 58th Indiana Infantry Regiment. 

same as soldier # 80

Civil War pension records show William O. Higgins of Company "B" 10th Indiana & Company "B" 58th Indiana Infantry received an invalid's pension  (Application # 172779 & Certificate # 175623)
 in what appears to say February 28th 1872?.
His wife Ella D. Higgins  received a widows pension November 10, 1902. (Application #772999 & Certificate # 547460)


HIGGINS WILLIAM O 56 M W IN IN GRANT FRANKLIN TWP 1900

Source: U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers
William O. Higgins' disabilities were Gun shot wound right forearm, right hand, index finger, and Gunshot wound in thigh received at Mill Springs in 1862.
http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ky006.htm                        

Admitted to Marion Branch, Marion, Indiana Home on June 7, 1892, Discharged at his request on January 31, 1901. He died November 3, 1902 at Roseburg, Grant County, Indiana. His pension certificate # was 175623
Personal Information: Born Indiana, 5 ft 8 in tall, Light complexion, Grey eyes, Dark hair. by occupation a laborer, residence after military service was Indianapolis, Indiana, Married, Nearest relative is his wife Ella Higgins.

 

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80
Higgins, William O
Union 
Infantry 
58th Regiment, Indiana Infantry 

same as soldier # 79 above

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81
Higgins, William O
Union 
Cavalry 
6th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry 

Source: Directory and soldiers' register of Wayne County, Indiana Richmond, Ind.: W. H. Lanthurn & Co., 1865  (Link to this Article at Google Books)

Higgins, William O., enlisted in Company I, 71st Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry August 1862- afterwards changed to 6th Indiana Cavalry, was in the battle of Richmond, Kentucky in which battle the Union forces being outnumbered and flanked broke in confusion, General Nelson, by whom the Union troops were commanded, was not on the field at the beginning of the engagement, but came up just in time to meet the retreating forces under his command and with threats and curses, with drawn sword, attempted to rally troops and dis so, Mr. Higgins receiving two strokes of the General's sword in common with numerous others who were dealt with in like manner; was captured, paroled and exchanged, captured a second time in a cavalry fight in Kentucky, was in the Macon raid in the rear of Atlanta, and is still in the service (May 1865).Son of John J. Higgins Dublin (Indiana)
-From the directory portion of this publication:
Higgins, John J., Carpenter, Residence west side Foundry north of Harrison, Dublin

Source: Indiana. Adjutant General. Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66.
William O Higgins ,Residence: Dublin, Indiana 
     Enlistment Date: 18 August 1862 
     Promoted to Full Sergeant
     Enlisted as a Private on 18 August 1862
     Enlisted in Company I, 71st Infantry Regiment Indiana on 18 August 1862.
    Transferred in Company I, 6th Cavalry Regiment Indiana
        on 23 February 1863.
    Mustered out Company I, 6th Cavalry Regiment Indiana
        on 17 June 1865 in Pulaski, TN 

Civil War pension index shows William O. Higgins received an invalids pension May 7, 1883 for his service in 6th & 41st (also 71st) Volunteers.  (Application # 482548 & Certificate # 311254) in Indiana. Pension records show his date of death as October 9, 1925 at Halton, Indiana.

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82
Higgins, William T
Union 
Cavalry 
3rd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66. 
Name: William T Higgins , Residence: Henry County, Indiana 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on October 18 1861 in Company I, 3rd Indiana Cavalry Regiment. 

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83
Higgins, William T
Union 
Infantry 
49th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

  http://www.kentuckianagenealogy.org/crawford/military/cwar/cwar49thg.html  
49th Indiana Infantry Private Company G
Name and Rank -Residence - Date of muster - Remarks
Higgins, William T Orange Co November 21 1861 
 Discharged June 15, 63
.....
Civil War pension records show William Higgins' father Robert Higgins received a pension April 7, 1885 for his son's service in Company "G" 49th Indiana Infantry

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84
Higgins, William T.
Union 
Infantry 
7th Regiment, Indiana Infantry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana 1861-65. Indianapolis. Holloway, 1865-66. 
Name: William T Higgins ,Residence: New Winchester, Indiana 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on September 131861 in Company B, 7th Indiana Infantry Regiment.
Died on March 01 1862 

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85
Higgins, Williams
Union 
Artillery 
1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery

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