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PART 17

 This Page:      NEBRASKA     NEVADA       


NEBRASKA TERRITORY

No. Soldier Name Side Function Regiment Name 
1
Higgins, James
Union 
Cavalry 
1st Regiment, Nebraska Cavalry 

Source: Roster of Nebraska volunteers from 1861 to 1869 : compiled from books, records and documents on file in office of adjutant general of state. 
Hastings, Neb.: Wigton & Evans, state printers, 1888 Edited by Edgar S. Dudley
1st Regiment Nebraska Veteran Volunteers*
*Source material does not state Cavalry, just Veteran Volunteers
Company E
NAME-AGE-RESIDENCE( TOWN/STATE)-DATE OF ENLISTMENT-DATE
OF MUSTER IN SERVICE-DATE OF MUSTER OUT OF SERVICE-

Private
HIGGINS,JAMES-27-OMAHA,NEBRASKA-6/18/1861-6/18/1861
                     -DESERTED 8/27/1861 AT BIG RIVER BRIDGE, MISSOURI

Source: Compiled Union Service Records(NARA)
James Higgins enlisted at Omaha City on June 18,1861 in Company "E" 1st Nebraska Cavalry for 3 years service. His enlistment record reports the following information: Age 27, Height 5 ft 7 in, Sandy Complexion, Blue eyes, Sandy Hair, Born Warrick England, By profession a laborer.
He deserted on August 27,1861.

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2
Higgins, William
Union 
Cavalry 
2nd Regiment, Nebraska Cavalry

Source: Roster of Nebraska volunteers from 1861 to 1869 :compiled from books, records and documents on file inoffice of adjutant general of state. 
Hastings, Neb.: Wigton & Evans, state printers, 1888 Edited by Edgar S. Dudley
2nd Regiment, Nebraska Cavalry Volunteers, Company F
NAME-AGE-RESIDENCE (TOWN/STATE)-DATE OF ENLISTMENT-DATE
OF MUSTER IN SERVICE-DATE OF MUSTER OUT OF SERVICE-

Private
Higgins,William-18-Nebraska City, Nebraska
      -11/16/1862-12/08/1862-12/10/1863


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Union & Liberty

"Union & Liberty, Now & Forever, One & Inseperable"
Banner that appears on enlistment document of Virginia City, Nevada Territory Union Army enlistees

NEVADA  

No. Soldier Name Side Function Regiment Name 
1
Higgins, Charles C
Union 
Infantry 
1st Battalion, Nevada Infantry 

http://www.ncwv.org/A,%201st%20NV%20Inf.htm  
Company A, First Nevada Territory Volunteer Infantry
Rank Name Commissioned/Enlisted Enlistment Location 
     Discharged Discharge Location Type of Discharge
 
Corporal HIGGINS, Charles C. 1864.01.22 Virginia City 
   1865.12.22 Fort Churchill Honorable 
Original Source: Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of Nevada for 1865.

Civil War pension records show Charles Higgins received an invalid's pension July 20,1892 for his service in Company "A",1 Nevada Infantry.

Source: Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the Territory and State of Nevada (NARA)
Charles C. Higgins enlisted January 22,1864 at Virginia City, Storey County, Nevada Territory for 3 years service in Company "A"*, 1st Battalion Nevada Infantry. He was enlisted by Captain Hassitt. Mustered in at Fort Churchill February 17,1864.Is listed as 8th Corporal on Nov-Dec 1864 roll.
Was promoted on Dec 1,1864 at Camp Susan, California. Appears as 6th Corporal on Jan- Feb 1865 roll.4th Corporal on Mar-Apr 1865 roll. Was promoted to 4th Corporal April 12,1865. Is listed as 3rd Corporal on Sept-Oct 1865 Roll. Mustered out December 22,1865 at Fort Churchill, Nevada Territory.
Personal information from enlistment record: Age 24,Height-5 foot 5 inches,
Dark Complexion, Hazel Eyes, Brown Hair, Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by occupation a Miner.
* Also served in Company "C"

More about Fort Churchill, Nevada http://parks.nv.gov/fc.htm#HISTORIC

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2
Higgins, Francis
Union 
Infantry 
1st Battalion, Nevada Infantry 

http://www.ncwv.org/C,%201st%20NV%20Inf.htm 
Company C, 1st Nevada Territory Volunteer Infantry
Rank Name Commissioned/ Enlisted Enlistment Location
Discharged Discharge Location Type of Discharge
 
Private HIGGINS, Francis 1865.01.15 Aurora 
                                  1865.04.09 Camp Independence Deserted 
Original Source:
Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of Nevada for 1865.

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