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KENTUCKY 

No. Soldier Name Side Function Regiment Name 

1
Higgins, Caleb
Union 
Infantry 
32nd Regiment, Kentucky Infantry

  http://www.rootsweb.com/~kymercer/CivilWar/Union/32inf/32inf-3.html  
Caleb Higgins PVT Company F 32nd Regiment
Unit Mustered in: 20 Dec 1862 at Somerset, Pulaski Co, KY

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2
Higgins, Daniel
Union 
Cavalry 
6th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky 1861-65. 2 vols. Frankfort: State Journal, 1866
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on October 11 1861.
Mustered in Company A, 6th Kentucky Cavalry Regiment on December 23 1861.
Deserted on 20 October 1862 in Louisville, KY 

Source; Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Kentucky. (NARA)
Daniel Higgins joined for duty and enrolled at Jefferson City, Kentucky on October 11, 1861 at the age of 29 in Captain Stephen's Company, Battalion, Kentucky Mounted Volunteers*, He was mustered in as a Private on December 23, 1861 for 3 years or war. On a roll ending February 22, 1862 he is listed as absent sick. On a roll dated August 31, 1862 he is absent sick at Cumberland Gap, Kentucky. Same through Jan/Feb 1863 roll. Again on April 17, 1863 roll. Also on June roll. Deserted from hospital at Louisville, Kentucky on or about July 1, 1863. Another page gives October 20, 1862 as date of desertion.

This organization subsequently became Company "A" 6th Kentucky Cavalry.
also as 1st Battalion Kentucky Cavalry.

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Not on NPS List

 
Higgins Andrew J M 32
W TN KY TRIGG 1850

HIGGINS J 42 M W TN KY TRIGG CADIZ P O 1860
   Image 1 & Image 2 -Francis is enumerated as a female- 
Source:
Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky 1861-65. 2 vols. Frankfort: State Journal, 1866

Name: Francis M Higgins 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on September 25 1864 in Company B, 1st Capital Gds Regiment Kentucky.
Mustered out on February 12 1865 in Paducah, KY 

Civil War pension records show Francis M. Higgins applied for an invalid's pension (Application #1179677) on July 24,1896 for his service in Company "B" Paducah Battalion, Kentucky Capital Guards. He died September 4, 1907 at Golden Pond, Kentucky. His wife Jennie J. Higgins applied for a widows pension (Application # 1690213) on March 8,1931 .  No record of either being granted


HIGGINS FRANCIS M 21 M W KY KY TRIGG FERGUSON PCT 1870

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

Francis M. HIGGENS Self M Male W 28 KY Farming --- ---
Jennie J. HIGGENS Wife M Female W 26 KY House Keeping KY TN 
Johnson W. HIGGENS Son S Male W 10 KY KY KY 
Harlen HIGGENS Son S Male W 5 KY KY KY 
Nannie B. HIGGENS Dau S Female W 3 KY KY KY 
Ada HIGGENS Dau S Female W 11M KY KY KY 
Nora A. MITCHUSON Other S Female W 12 KY Servant KY KY

Source Information:
Census Place Golden Pond, Trigg, Kentucky Family History Library Film 1254443 
NA Film Number T9-0443 Page Number 417C 


HIGGINS M FRANCIS 53 M W KY KY TRIGG 1-DIST 1900

HIGGINS JENNIE J F W KY KY TRIGG 1-DIST 1910 

HIGGINS GENTRY 26 M
W KY KY TRIGG FERGUSON SPRING 1920 
  Jennie Josaphine Higgins living with her son and his family, 
  many of Francis & Jennie's children are living nearby

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3
Higgins, James
Union 
Cavalry 
10th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of
Kentucky 1861-65. 2 vols. Frankfort: State Journal, 1866

Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on August 13 1862. 
Mustered in Company L, 10th Kentucky Cavalry Regiment on September 09 1862.
Mustered out on September 17 1863 in Maysville, KY

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4
Higgins, James
Union 
Infantry 
54th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky 1861-65. 2 vols. Frankfort: State Journal, 1866
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on September 05 1864 in Company A, 54th Infantry Regiment Kentucky on September 05 1864.
Mustered out on September 01 1865 in Louisville, KY 

Civil War pension records show James Higgins received an invalid's pension April 4, 1881 for his service in Company "A" 54th Kentucky Infantry.
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(Best Census Connection)

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

James HIGGINS Self M Male W 38 KY Farmer KY KY 
Abamada HIGGINS Wife M Female W 34 KY Keeps House KY KY 
Anna HIGGINS Dau S Female W 11 KY KY KY 
Eliza E. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 9 KY KY KY 
Lauretta HIGGINS Dau S Female W 7 KY KY KY 
Lewis B. HIGGINS Son S Male W 5 KY KY KY 

Source Information:
Census Place White Suplhur Springs, Boyd, Kentucky Family History Library Film 1254404 
NA Film Number T9-0404 Page Number 204B 


Appears on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule Cannonsburg, Boyd County, Kentucky 

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5
Higgins, James T
Union 
Infantry 
11th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry

http://home.okstate.edu/homepages.nsf/toc/11ky.htm 
MUSTER ROLL OF THE ELEVENTH KENTUCKY
VOLUNTEER INFANTRY REGIMENT
Higgins, James T., Private, D Co, 20 yrs, 14 Sep 61 at Rochester, KY. Appointed Hospital Steward 9 Dec 61 at Calhoun, KY. May-Jun 62 AWOL. Commissioned as 2nd Assistant Surgeon (vice L. L. Pinkerton, resigned) on 25 Jan 63. Promoted to 1st Assistant Surgeon (vice Samuel P. Simpson, resigned) on 31 Jan 64. Jul-Aug 64 sick at Marietta, GA. Discharged 17 Dec 64 at Bowling Green, KY. 
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Civil War pension records show James T. Higgins received an invalid's pension (Application # 1049817 & Certificate # 925641) on August 25,1891 for his service as Assistant Surgeon of 11th Regiment of Kentucky Infantry. He died May 8, 1916. His wife Kate N. Higgins received a widows pension May 22,1916. (Application # 1066592 & Certificate # 811146)

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6
Higgins, Jesse
Union 
Infantry 
35th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of
Kentucky 1861-65.2 vols. Frankfort: State Journal,1866


Enlisted as a Private on 16 September 1863
Mustered in Company H, 35th Kentucky Infantry Regiment on October 02 1863. Mustered out on December 29 1864 in Louisville, KY

Civil War pension records show Jesse Higgins of Company "H" 35th Kentucky Infantry receiving an invalid's pension (Application # 629628 & Certificate # 499915) on November 21 1887. He died August 14, 1930 at Allegre, Kentucky. His wife received a widows pension October 25. 1930. (Application # 1679485 & Certificate #  A3-25-31)

1930; Census Place: Allegre, Todd, Kentucky; Roll: 778; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 14; Image: 842 (No Image Available)
Name Age
Jesse Higgins 84
Clementine Higgins 64
Willie Higgins 55
Both them and their parents are listed as born in Kentucky

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7
Higgins, John
Union 
Infantry 
15th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry 

http://www.ohiosuv.com/GravesRegistration/hlohio.htm  
First Name, MI, Last Name, Regiment, State Served, Branch of Service, Company, Rank, and County Buried 
John Higgins 15th KY INF K PVT Montgomery

Source for service record: . Adjutant General. Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky1861-65. 2 vols. Frankfort: State Journal, 1866

 Enlisted as a Private on 19 October 1861
 Enlisted in Company K, 15th Infantry Regiment Kentucky on 14 December 1861.  Received a disability discharge Company K, 15th Infantry Regiment Kentucky on 25 June 1864 in Madison, IN

 Source: U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938
Enlisted September 5,1861 at Cincinnati, Ohio in Company "K" 15th Kentucky Infantry. Discharged June 25,1864 at Madison Indiana. Cause of discharge: Injury to left leg incurred September 1862 at Hamilton, Ohio. Files state he was born in Ireland. File states he was Married with 3 children

Source: Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans
John Higgins - Private - Company "K" 15th Kentucky Infantry Regiment -
Died March 22,1885 at National Military Home at Dayton, Ohio, Buried in National Military Home cemetery.

U.S. Veterans Gravesites
Name: John Higgins Service Info.: PVT INFANTRY
Death Date: 22 Mar 1885 Interment Date: 22 Mar 1885
Service Start Date: 5 Sep 1861
Cemetery: Dayton National Cemetery
Cemetery Address: VA Medical Center 4100 West Third Street Dayton , OH 45428 Buried At: Section E Row 9 Site 19

 

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8
Higgins, John
Union 
Cavalry 
2nd Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky 1861-65. 2 vols. Frankfort: State Journal, 1866
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on March 16 1864
Mustered in Company E, 2nd Kentucky Cavalry Regiment on March 29 1864 .

Civil War pension records show John Higgins (alias Jackson Taylor) received an invalid's pension (Application # 444506 & Certificate # 691386) on March 29,  1882 for his service in Company "E" 2nd Kentucky Cavalry & Company "K" 53rd Kentucky Infantry.

Source: Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Kentucky (NARA)
John D. Higgins enlisted as a Private on March 16, 1864 at Greenupsburg, Ky for 3 years service in Company "E", 2nd Regiment Kentucky Cavalry. He was mustered in on March 29,1864.
Personal Info from his service record: Hazel Eyes, Dark Hair, Dark Complexion, 6ft 1/2 inch tall, Age 26, Born in Murray County, Georgia. By occupation a farmer.

A note in his service record dated August 29,1876 from the Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D.C. states;  Received at original rendezvous Louisville, Ky, April 14, 1864,and sent to hospital, was admitted to Brown General Hospital, Louisville, Ky, May 3,1864, with Varioloid* (Vaccinated) and transferred May 5, 1864; was admitted to Eruptive General Hospital, Louisville, Ky. with Smallpox and returned to duty September 17, 1864.Arrived at Louisville Barracks September 17, 1864 and sent to Nashville (Tn) September 19, 1864,he arrived at Camp Webster, at Nashville Tn, March 17, 1865. No disposition given.

Another note dated June 17, 1884 states; Application for removal of charge of desertion has been denied.

*Smallpox

  See soldier # 10 below

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9
Higgins, John
Union 
Infantry 
5th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky 1861-65. 2 vols. Frankfort: State Journal, 1866
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on July 15 1861
Mustered in Company D, 5th Kentucky Infantry Regiment on September 09 1861.
Reenlisted in same Company and regiment on January 01 1864 then transferred into 2nd 
Kentucky Cavalry Regiment on January 01 1864.

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10
Higgins, John
Union 
Infantry 
53rd Regiment, Kentucky Infantry
    Also See # 8 above

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky 1861-65. 2 vols. Frankfort: State Journal, 1866

Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on September 29 1864. 
Mustered in Company E, 53rd Kentucky Infantry Regiment on October 06 1864. 
Mustered out on September 15 1865 in Louisville, KY 

Civil War pension records show John Higgins received an invalid's pension June 23,1881 for his service in Company "E" 53rd Kentucky Infantry. 
His wife Ellen D. Higgins received a widows pension May 1,1891.

The pension index at Footnote.com gives a pension date of March 29, 1882 and does not reference a widow's pension.  It does reference the other service in 2nd Kentucky Cavalry. (Application # 444506 & Certificate # 691386)

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11
Higgins, John
Union 
Infantry 
28th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry 

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ll/llhb/040/4700/47500000.gif  
A Congressional resolution enacted on July 9, 1868,giving a pension to Kate Higgins, widow of John Higgins of Company F, 28th Kentucky Volunteers to commence from November 11th,1865
....
Source:
Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky 1861-65. Frankfort: State Journal, 1866
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on October 17 1861. 
Mustered in Company F, 28th Kentucky Infantry Regiment on January 23 1862. Re-enlisted in same company on January 05 1864. Drowned on November 11 1865. 

Source: Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Kentucky (NARA) John Higgins enlisted at age 24 as a Private in Company "F" 28th Kentucky Infantry on August 17, 1861 at Louisville, Kentucky for 3 years service. On Aug to Dec 1862 muster roll states he is absent at hospital at Louisville, Kentucky. On muster roll ending Feb 28, 1863 states he deserted from Camp Chase at Louisville, Kentucky on Jan 23, 1863. On May/Jun 1863 muster roll states he is under arrest and awaiting trial. Returned June 14, 1863.. Acquitted of the charge of desertion and returned to duty by competent authority on August 10, 1863. Discharged on February 11, 1864 at Rossville, Georgia by virtue of re-enlistment, Re-inlisted on February 12, 1864 in Veteran Reserve Corp. Absent sick in hospital at Chattanooga, Tennessee since May 18, 1864. On muster roll ending August 31, 1864 it states he is absent sick in hospital at Nashville, Tennessee. On muster roll ending December 31, 1864 it states he is sick in hospital at Louisville, Kentucky. On May/Jun 1865 roll he is present with company. Present with Company until November 11, 1865 when he accidentally drowned at Lavaca Bay, Texas. Within his file exist a letter dated May 21, 1865 from the surgeon at Crittenden General Hospital at Louisville Ky stating he is a "drunken & disorderly character" that abuses the citizens when drunk. Personal Information:  Born Ireland, a farmer by occupation, 5 ft 9 3/4 in tall, Fair complexion, Blue eyes, Brown hair.

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12
Higgins, John D.
Union 
Cavalry 
2nd Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry 

  See soldier # 8, 10 above

Appears on 1890 Veteran Census Schedule Old Town, Greenup County, Kentucky. Refers to his service in Company "E" 2nd Kentucky Cavalry. Disability noted as "Nervous prostration of heart" -Notes state re-enlisted.

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13
Higgins, Lemont
Union 
Infantry 
19th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry 

Source: Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Kentucky (NARA)

Lemont Higgins joined for duty and enrolled, at Somerset Kentucky, at age 37 as a private in Captain Kelley's Company*, 19th Kentucky Infantry on October 7, 1861 for 3 years service. Was on furlough from July 31, 1863.
On Sept/Oct 1863 roll it is noted that he overstayed his leave of absence, sentenced by regimental court martial. Held by feild officers. Has to forfeit $5.00 of his pay. Sentence approved by Brigade Commander. Mustered out January 26, 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky.

* Subsequently became Company "A" 19th Kentucky Infantry.


  HIGGINS LEMONT 36 M W KY KY PULASKI SOMERSET P O 1860 
      Image 1 & image 2

Civil War pension records show Lemont Higgins received an invalid's pension October 27 1887,for his service in Company "A" 19th Kentucky Infantry. 
His wife Malinda Higgins received a widows pension March 6,1903.

HIGGINS LEMONT 46 M W KY KY PULASKI MT GILEAD DIST 1870 

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

Lemont HIGGINS Self M Male W 56 KY Farmer SC KY 
Malinda HIGGINS Wife M Female W 46 KY Keeping House KY KY 
Madison HIGGINS Son S Male W 26 KY Clerks In Store KY KY 
Alexander HIGGINS Son S Male W 23 KY Works On Farm KY KY 
Eliza A. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 22 KY KY KY 
Samuel HIGGINS Son S Male W 17 KY Works On Farm KY KY 
Margaret HIGGINS Dau S Female W 13 KY KY KY 
Sciota HIGGINS Dau S Female W 12 KY KY KY 
Henderson HIGGINS Son S Male W 10 KY Works On Farm KY KY 
Orlena HIGGINS Dau S Female W 7 KY KY KY 
Margaret ADAMS MotherL W Female W 78 KY KY KY 

Source Information:
Census Place Buncombe, Pulaski, Kentucky Family History Library Film 1254440 
NA Film Number T9-0440 Page Number 83A 

1890 Veterans Census Schedule Buncombe Pulaski Kentucky
Soldier-Rank-Company-Regiment-Date enlisted-Date discharged-length of service
Lemont Higgins-Private-A-19 Kentucky-Infantry-October 7 1861-January 26-1865-3yrs 3mnths-19 days

HIGGINS LEEMONT 76 M W KY KY PULASKI EUBANK PCT 1900 

...

Source:
Card Records of Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, ca. 1879-ca. 1903Microfilm Publication M1845 - Roll # 9 
Lemont Higgins, Private, Company "A" ,19th Kentucky Infantry died March 18,1903 and is buried in Family Cemetery at Pulaski Kentucky.

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14
Higgins, Lewis
Union 
Infantry 
40th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky 1861-65. 2 vols. Frankfort: State Journal, 1866 
Louis Higgins 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on June 18 1863
Mustered in Company H, 40th Kentucky Infantry Regiment on September 27 1863.
Mustered out on December 30 1864 in Catlettsburg, KY 

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15
Higgins, Matthew
Union 
Infantry 
5th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry 

Source: Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Kentucky (NARA)
Matthew Higgins enrolled and joined for duty at the age of 30 on July 15, 1861 in Company "F" 3rd Kentucky Foot Volunteers*(Louisville Legion) at Jeffersonville, Indiana. He was enlisted as a Private on September 9, 1861 for 3 years service at Camp Joe Holt. On Nov/Dec 1862 roll is absent - Listed as sick, same on Jan/Feb 1863 - sick at Nashville. Listed as absent on Sept/Oct 1863 rolled, having been wounded in left shoulder at Chickamauga on September 19, 1863. In hospital at Nashville, Tn. Same on Nov/Dec 1863 roll. Transferred to Invalid corp on April 19, 1864.
Mustered out September 14, 1864 at Louisville, Kentucky.

* This organization subsequently became Company "F" 5th Regiment Kentucky Infantry.

Civil war pension index shows Matthew Higgins' widow applied for a pension (Application # 154038) on October 29, 1867. No record of it being granted.

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16
Higgins, Michael
Union 
Infantry 
5th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry

Company K 
Pvt in the 5th Infantry (The 'Louisville Legion') (KY/Union)

Report on the battle of Murfreesboro', Tenn., by Major Gen. W. S. Rosecrans, U.S.A., United States. Army. Dept. of the Cumberland
Fifth Kentucky
Wounded  Mike Higgins - Thigh 
....
Source:
Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky 1861-65. 2 vols. Frankfort: State Journal, 1866
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on July 01 1861
Mustered in Company K, 5th Kentucky Infantry Regiment on September 09 1861. Wounded on December 31 1862 at Stones River, TN.

  Source: Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Kentucky (NARA)
Originally enlisted at the age of 27 as a Private in Company "K" 3rd Kentucky Foot Volunteers* for 3 years service. Transferred to Regimental Band November 1,1861.Wounded December 31,1862 at battle of Stone River in Hospital at Murphreesboro Tn. Later removed to Nashville. Later removed to Louisville, Ky. Discharged April 25,1864 at Louisville, Ky. Mustered out September 14,1864 for disability per surgeons certificate.
Personal Information from Discharge Certificate: Born Shelbyville, Ky. Height 5ft 6in, light complexion, Blue eyes. Light hair. By trade a blacksmith.
* Later became Company "K" 5th Kentucky Infantry (Louisville Legion)

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17
Higgins, Patrick
Union 
Cavalry 
12th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry

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18
Higgins, Patrick
Union 
Cavalry 
8th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky 1861-65. 2 vols. Frankfort: State Journal, 1866
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on August 06 1862.
Mustered in Company A, 8th Kentucky Cavalry Regiment on September 06 1862.
Mustered out on September 23 1863 in Russellville, KY 

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19
Higgins, Patrick
Union 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, Kentucky Infantry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of
Kentucky 1861-65. 2 vols. Frankfort: State Journal, 1866

Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on June 07 1861
Mustered in Company C, 1st Kentucky Infantry Regiment on June 08 1861. 
Mustered out on June 18 1864 in Covington, KY

Civil War pension index shows Patrick Higgins received an invalid's pension (Application # 831247 & Certificate # 617937) on July 31st 1890.

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20
Higgins, Patrick
Union 
Infantry 
2nd Regiment, Kentucky Infantry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of
Kentucky 1861-65. 2 vols. Frankfort: State Journal, 1866

Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on June 11 1861 in Company D, 2nd Kentucky Infantry Regiment.
Mustered out on June 19 1864 in Covington, KY 
.
Source:
Card Records of Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, ca. 1879-ca. 1903 Microfilm Publication M1845 - Roll # 9 

Patrick Higgins, Private, Company "D" 2nd Kentucky Infantry died May 20,1882 and is buried at the cemetery at the National Soldiers Home at Dayton, Ohio.
Buried At: Section C Row 10 Site 19 

Source: U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers - Dayton, Ohio
Patrick Higgins - Company "D" 2nd Kentucky Infantry, also states service in Company "D" 18th U.S. Infantry*. File states he was born in Ireland.
Under medical history it states arm was severed off in Railroad accident in 1869.
*see  127-Higgins-Patrick-Union-Infantry-18th Regiment-US Infantry
(Regular Army)


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Thomas D Higgins 
Not part of NPS Listing

Mill Springs National Cemetery
Rt. 2, Box 172 Nancy, KY 42544
NAME Sec Grave Interment Date RANK UNIT/STATE 
HIGGINS, THOMAS D 153 25 APR 1864 PVT 16 KY CAV 
Source:
Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky 1861-65. 2 vols. Frankfort: State Journal, 1866

Source: Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Kentucky (NARA)
Thomas Higgins enlisted at the age of 28 as a Private on April 6, 1864 at Louisville, Kentucky for 3 years service in Company "F" 16th Kentucky Infantry. Listed on Mar/Apr 1864 roll as absent sick in General hospital at Camp Burnside, Ky. Died in same hospital April 25, 1864 of Erysipeles
(Streph Infection). States location of death as Point Isabella, Ky.

Personal information from his service file: Born Ireland, Occupation laborer, Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5 ft 2 in tall. Residence credited to town of Williamsburg, Whitley County, 8th Congressional District.

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21
Higgins, Thomas
Union 
Cavalry 
14th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry 

http://www.owsleykyhist.org/14Thcj.htm  
THE ROSTER OF THE 14TH KENTUCKY CALVARY 
NAME-Rank-Co-Enrolled-Mustered In-At-Mustered Out-At-Adj. Comment 
Higgins, Thomas Pvt D 1862-08-18 1862-08-21 Mt Stl 1862-11-11d
- Deserted Mt. Sterling, Ky.

Source: Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Kentucky (NARA) Thomas Higgins enlisted at age 24 as a Private in Captain McKee's Company 14th Kentucky Mounted Volunteers* on August 20, 1862 at Mt. Sterling, Kentucky. He was mustered in on November 6, 1862. for 1 year of service. He received a $25.00 bounty for enlisting. File note he is missing since November 12, 1862 and has not been heard from since. Listed as deserted, took Horse, arms and clothing. Owes for same    * Unit later designated Company "D" 14th Kentucky Cavalry.

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22
Higgins, Thomas
Union 
Infantry 
28th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of
Kentucky 1861-65. 2 vols. Frankfort: State Journal, 1866

Service Record: 
Enlisted as a Private on February 18 1862
Mustered in Company G, 28th Kentucky Infantry Regiment on April 30 1862.
Promoted to Full Corporal (date not given)
Reenlisted in same company & regiment on January 05 1864. 
Promoted to Full Sergeant on July 01 1864
Mustered out on December 14 1865 in Victoria, TX 

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23
Higgins, Thomas
Union 
Infantry 
34th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry 

Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of
Kentucky 1861-65. 2 vols. Frankfort: State Journal, 1866

Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on July 23 1862
Mustered in Company G, 34th Kentucky Infantry Regiment on August 20 1862.
Transferred from above company & regiment to Company L, 5th Kentucky Cavalry Regiment on February 
07 1864. 
(His service in 5th Ky Cavalry not mentioned on this NPS list)

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24
Higgins, Thomas
Union 
Infantry 
2nd Regiment, Kentucky Infantry (3 months, 1861)

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25
Higgins, Thomas
Union 

1st Battalion, Louisville Provost Guard, Kentucky Volunteers 

Believed to be same soldier as # 23.
According to "Union Regiments of Kentucky"
The 34th Kentucky Infantry was also called "Provost Guard of Louisville" or "Louisville Provost Guard". 

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26
Higgins, William
Union 
Cavalry 
2nd Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry

William Higgins is noted as being first lieutenant of Company "B", 2nd Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry
Source: The Union regiments of Kentucky Louisville, Ky.: Courier-Journal Job Print. Co., 1897, Speed, Thos Pg. 125

Source: Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Kentucky (NARA)
William H. Higgins
Enlisted August 7, 1861 in Captain Watts Company, Rousseax' Cavalry, Company "A" , 1st regiment Ky Volunteers* at Camp Holt for 3 years service.
Reported for duty and enrolled August 18, 1861 at Jeffersonville, Indiana.
Appears as sergeant on most 1861 muster rolls.
Absent sick at home at Bardstown, Ky December 1862.January 1863 absent, wounded, in hospital at Louisville, Ky.

Promoted to 2nd Lt. of Company "D" August 15, 1862 from Orderly Sergeant of Company "A" ,Takes a leave of absence to visit dying uncle on or about January 19,1864. Promoted to 1st Lt and transferred to Company "B" February 7, 1863. According to his file, he was 19 when he took the promotion to 1st Lt. March 1864 - absent - Escort for General Howard of 11 Corps. Resigned April 12, 1864 (special field order 103,DC) Absent on furlough from January 25,1864 to February 18,1864.
(special order 23,1864 DC). Not borne on Muster Out roll of Company.

Personal Information: Age 19,5 Ft 7 In Tall, Brown Complexion, Blue Eyes, Brown Hair, Born in Ireland, by occupation a Shoemaker.

* Subsequently became Company "A" 2nd Kentucky Cavalry

Civil War pension index shows William Higgins received an invalid's pension March 8, 1897 (Application # 1186979 & Certificate # 1115841) for his service in Company "D" 2nd Kentucky Cavalry. Also states service in Companies "A" & "B".

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27
Higgins, William
Union 
Cavalry 
8th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry

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28
Higgins, William
Union 
Infantry 
45th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry 

  Also See Higgins, William of 188th Regiment, Ohio Infantry

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29
Higgins, William
Union 
Infantry 
4th Regiment, Kentucky Mounted Infantry



LOUISIANA 

No. Soldier Name Side Function Regiment Name 

1
Higgins, Francis
Union 
Cavalry 
1st Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State Of Louisiana (NARA)
Joined for duty and enrolled on November 6, 1862 at age 25 for 3 years service in Company "D" 1st Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry at New Orleans, La.
On May/Jun 1863 roll it states he is in confinement at New Orleans, La.
Died in hospital at Morganza La on June 11, 1864.
Personal Details from Enlistment paper: Born Pennsylvania, by occupation a laborer. Had blue eyes, Fair complexion, Light hair, 5 ft 8 in tall.

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2
Higgins, Hugh
Union 
Cavalry 
1st Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry 

Source: Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State Of Louisiana (NARA)
Hugh Higgins joined for duty and enrolled as a Private in Company "C" 1st Louisiana Cavalry on August 26, 1862 at New Orleans, La for 3 years service. He was mustered in on August 28, 1862 at New Orleans La. On Jul/Aug 1864 roll states he was promoted to Corporal on August 1st,1864. On Jan/Feb & Mar/Apr 1865 rolls is listed as absent in hospital in New Orleans, La. Discharged May 11, 1865, by Surgeons Certificate for disability.
Personal Details from Enlistment paper: Born Wicklon, Ireland, Age 21 at time of enlistment, has black eyes, Brown hair, dark complexion, was 5 ft 7 3/4 in tall. By occupation a laborer.

Civil War pension records show Hugh Higgins received an invalid's pension May 15,1886 for his service in Company "C" 1st Louisiana Cavalry. His wife Annie Higgins received a widows pension September 22,1897.

Hugh Higgins appears on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule for New Orleans, Orleans County, Louisiana and refers to his service as noted above.

1890 New Orleans City Directory
Name: Annie Higgins, widow Hugh,136 Tchoupitoulas 
Grocer

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3
Higgins, James
Union 
Cavalry 
1st Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State Of Louisiana (NARA)
He enlisted April 21, 1864 at New Orleans La. Was mustered in April 23, 1864.
Personal Details from Enlistment paper: Born limerick, Ireland, age 26 at enlistment, By occupation a laborer. Had blue eyes, Light hair, fair complexion, was 5 ft 7 in tall.
(No further record this source)
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4
Higgins, Joseph
Union 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, New Orleans Infantry, Louisiana

Source: Compiled military service records of volunteer Union soldiers belonging to units organized for service from the State of Louisiana. (NARA)
Joseph Higgins was mustered in on November 18, 1863. He joined for duty and enrolled at New Orleans for 3 years service in Company "F" 1st Louisiana Infantry on November 24, 1863. He was appointed as a musician.
Appears present on all muster rolls until Sept/Oct 1865 when he is absent, Has been sick in General Hospital at Greenville since October 7, 1865. He is listed as present on Nov/Dec 1865 roll. Name appears on a Company Muster Out roll dated June 1, 1866. Location given at New Orleans Louisiana. Page notes his age as 16, but does not state if it was age at muster or muster out.

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5
Higgins, Joseph
Union 
Infantry 
2nd Regiment, New Orleans Infantry, Louisiana

Source: Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State Of Louisiana (NARA)
Joseph Higens (also Higgans) joined for duty and enrolled November 14, 1863 at New Orleans Louisiana for 3 years service. He was 15 years old. He was mustered in as a Private on November 18, 1863 into Company "C" 2nd New Orleans Infantry. On Mar/Apr 1864 roll he is listed as a musician (drummer). On May/Jun 1864 roll he is listed as being in Company "A" of same regiment. (No further record this source)

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6
Higgins, Martin
Union 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State Of Louisiana (NARA)
Martin Higgins joined for duty and enrolled as a Private in Captain Solomon's Company 1st Regiment Louisiana Infantry* on July 22, 1862 at New Orleans, Louisiana for 3 years service. He was 40 years old. On May to August 1863 rolls is marked as absent, having been wounded in the leg at Port Hudson on June 14, 1863. Is in hospital at Baton Rouge, La. On Sept/Oct 1863 roll is listed as absent sick at New Orleans. Present for duty on Nov/Dec 1863 roll. Mustered out on July 12, 1865 at New Orleans, La.
* This organization subsequently became Company "E" 1st Louisiana Infantry.

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7
Higgins, Owen
Union 
Infantry 
2nd Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

Source: Compiled military service records of volunteer Union soldiers belonging to units organized for service from the State of Louisiana. (NARA)
Owen Higgins enlisted as a Corporal in Company "F' 2nd Louisiana Infantry on October 14, 1862 at New Orleans Louisiana for 3 years service. He was 28 years old. He had joined for duty and enrolled on September 10,1862. Killed in action at Port Hudson on May 27, 1863.


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8
Higgins, Patrick
Union 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

Same soldier as # 9 below

Source: Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State Of Louisiana (NARA)
Patrick Higgins joined for duty and enrolled as a Private on September 14, 1863 as a Private in Company "I" 1st Regiment Louisiana Infantry for 3 years service. He was 42 years old. He enrolled at New Orleans, Louisiana.
Present on all rolls until July 12, 1865 when he was mustered out in New Orleans.
Personal Information from enlistment papers:
Born in Ireland, laborer by occupation, has gray eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5 ft 8 in tall.

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9
Higgins, Patrick
Union 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, New Orleans Infantry, Louisiana

Same soldier as # 8 above

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10
Higgins, Richard
Union 
Cavalry 
1st Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State Of Louisiana (NARA)
Joined for duty and enrolled May 10, 1863 at New Orleans, La for 3 years service in Company "F" 1st Louisiana Cavalry. He was 27 years old. Was mustered in on same date. On May/Jun 1864 it is noted that he deserted.

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11
Higgins, Solon
Union 
Cavalry 
2nd Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State Of Louisiana (NARA)
Solon Higgins joined for duty and enrolled at the age of 19 as a Private on August 26, 1863 for 3 years service in Company "A" 2nd Regiment Louisiana Cavalry (3rd Louisiana Volunteers) at New Orleans Louisiana. Transferred to Company "C" (date unknown)
Died at hospital in New Orleans of chronic diarrhea on April 9, 1864.
Personal Information from enlistment papers: Born Hancock County, Maine, by occupation a sailor,5 ft 7 in tall, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair (red).
Was buried in grave # 289 Cypress Grove Cemetery # 2.

- Closest census match -

HIGGINS ISAAC 52 M W ME HANCOCK EDEN 1850
Image 1 & 2
Name Age
Isaac Higgins 52
Mary Higgins 45
Zulhanna Higgins 22
Aneth Higgins 20
Phineas P Higgins 16
Orena Higgins 14
Francis N Higgins 13
Senora Higgins 12
Mary H Higgins 10
Isaac N Higgins 9
Sophia Higgins 7
Solon Higgins 5

HIGGINS ISAAC 60 M W ME HANCOCK EDEN 1860
Name Age
Isaac Higgins 60
Mary Higgins 56
Atwell Higgins 23
Isaac Newton Higgins 20
Solon Higgins 15
Mary Higgins 21
Isaac Higgins 8


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