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PART 24

 This page:  WASHINGTON        WISCONSIN  


WASHINGTON TERRITORY

No. Soldier Name Side Function Regiment Name 
1
Higgins, Michael
Union 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, Washington Infantry

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2
Higgins, Patrick
Union 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, Washington Infantry

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3
Higgins, Patrick J.
Union 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, Washington Infantry

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4
Higgins, William
Union 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, Washington Infantry


WISCONSIN 

No. Soldier Name Side Function Regiment Name 
1
Higgins, Adelbert
Union 
Infantry 
41st Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry (100 days, 1864) 

Civil War Service Records
Name: Adelbert Higgins , 
Residence: Lancaster, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on May 05 1864 in Company A, 41st Wisconsin Infantry Regiment. Mustered out on September 23 1864 

Civil War pension records show Adelbert Higgins received an invalid's pension
(pension application # 1275529 Certificate # 1038224) September 30,1901 for his service in Company "A" 41st Wisconsin Infantry. He died May 21, 1918 at Brookside, Minnesota. His wife Laura A. Higgins received a widows pension (Widows pension application # 1121440 Certificate # 860202) June 3,1918. Both pensions were filed for in Minnesota.

1890 & 1891 Minneapolis city directory lists Adelbert Higgins at an address of 2500 Howard at a contractor business named Higgins & White with William White


HIGGINS ADELBERT 52 M W NY MN HENNEPIN 9-WD MINNEAPOLIS 1900 

HIGGINS ADELBERT 61 M W NY MN HENNEPIN ST LOUIS PARK 1910 

-Minnesota Death Records-
Name: Adelbert Higgins -Death Date: 21 May 1918 
Death County: Hennepin -State File Number: 006882 
Certificate Number: 006882 -Certificate Year: 1918 
Record Number: 243311 

His wife's death info 
   HIGGINS, LAURA A. CertID# 1935-MN-020320 Date of  Death: 06/21/1935 
....

Adelbert Higgins is buried at 
Section: F 68 7 VET. GAR Hillside Cemetery 
2610 19th Ave NE Minneapolis MN 55418

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2
Higgins, Albert
Union 
Artillery 
8th Independent Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery 

Source: Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865
Name: Albert Higgins  Residence: Stevens Point, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on December 18 1861 in 8th Wisconsin Light Artillery Regiment.
Died of disease on July 28 1863 in Nashville, TN 

http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/roster/results.asp?image_id=1386

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3
Higgins, Allen
Union 
Infantry 
33rd Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

Source: National Archives Civil War records
Name: Allen Higgins 
Residence: Bristol, Wisconsin 
Service Record: 
Enlisted as a Sergeant on August 15 1862 in Company H, 33rd Infantry Regiment Wisconsin
Promoted to Full Sergeant Major on September 13 1864 
Mustered out Company on August 09 1865 

Civil War pension records show Allen Higgins received an invalids pension (Application # 1319938 & Certificate # 1096590) July 1,1904 for his service as Sergeant Major of Company "H" 33rd Wisconsin Infantry. 
His wife Rosanna M. Higgins received a widows pension April 20, 1917. Widow's pension Application # 1099156 & Certificate # 848008)

HIGGINS WILLIAM BRISTOL KENOSHA WISCONSIN 1850 
    11 year old Allen living with his parents William & Cynthia in 1850

Not Found in 1860 Census

HIGGINS ALLEN 31 M W WI WI DOOR BAILEYS HARBOR 1870

Household:1880 Census

Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age
Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
 
Allen HIGGINS Self M Male W 41 WI Farmer CT CT 
Roseanna HIGGINS Wife M Female W 36 NH House Keeping NH NH 
Mattie HIGGINS Dau S Female W 10 WI WI NH 
Allen HIGGINS Son S Male W 5 WI WI NH 
Florence OVERBOLT Sister M Female W 28 WI CT CT 
Frank OVERBOLT Nephew S Male W 5 WI IL WI 
E. H. L. JONES Other S Male W 26 WI Farmer ENG ENG 

Source Information:
Census Place Baileys Harbor, Door, Wisconsin Family History Library Film 1255424 
NA Film Number T9-1424 Page Number 3A 


Appears on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule -Sturgeon Bay, Door County, Wisconsin and list his service as noted above. Mentions a disability of heart disease.

His pension file notes his date of death as April 2, 1917 at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.
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More Allen Higgins

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4
Higgins, Almon
Union 
Artillery 
7th Independent Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery

http://linkstothepast.com/waukesha/cvwr2.html  
HIGGINS ALMON T. Town of Brookfield 7th Battery 
Source: "History of Waukesha County", 1880
....
From National Archives Civil War records
Almon Higgins 
Residence: Brookfield, Wisconsin 
Enlisted as a Private on November 20 1861 in the 7th Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery . Wounded and taken prisoner of war on December 20 1862 at Humboldt, TN. Mustered out on November 26 1864

Civil War pension records show Almon Higgins of the 7th Independent Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery . His wife Elizabeth M. Higgins received a widows pension. The dates of the pension card are unreadable. The widows pension was filed for in Oregon.

Appears on 1890 Veterans Census, Mount Tabor, Multnomah, Oregon

HIGGINS ALMON 27 (77) M W MA OR MULTNOMAH PORTLAND 1900

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5
Higgins, Begordus
Union 
Cavalry 
4th Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry

- Most likely same soldier-Regiment and state match-
   Only B. Higgins in Wisconsin list from NPS-

http://www.interment.net/data/us/va/hampton/hampnat/index_hawhig.htm 
Higgins, B, d. 03/11/1862, B 4 WIS, Orig Bur Newport News Va, Plot: 4286, *
......
Source:National Archive service records
Name: Begordus Higgins , 
Residence: Plymouth, Wisconsin 
Enlisted as a Private on May 27 1861 in
Company C, 4th Cavalry Regiment Wisconsin 
Died of disease on March 12 1862 in Newport News, VA
.....
ON SITE http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~mjhiggins/s-raiola.htm 

although he wasn't mentioned in the book which is transcribed, he is mentioned in the 1860 census image
Name Age 
Alvarizo Higgins 36 
Lucy Higgins 31 
Elvira Higgins 15 
Mary Higgins 12 
Alva Higgins 8 
Roice Higgins 5 
Bogardus Higgins 19*
*1850 Census shows him living in West Haven, Rutland, Vermont in the household of Sally Higgins, who was born abt 1799 in Vermont.

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6
Higgins, Charles
Union 
Infantry 
30th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry

http://my.execpc.com/~cra1/30thA.html 
Roster of the 30th Wisconsin Infantry,
Company A Enlisted Men
Name Residence Enlisted Remarks 
*Higgins, Charles From Co. I; trans. to Co. B, Apr 16, 1864
* Stragglers from other organizations assigned to this company

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7
Higgins, Charles A J
Union 
Artillery 
7th Independent Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery

  http://linkstothepast.com/waukesha/cvwr2.html  
HIGGINS CHARLES A. J. Town of Pewaukee 7th Battery 
Source: "History of Waukesha County", 1880
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Civil War pension records show Florida C. Higgins received a widows pension (Application # 423632 & Certificate #387828) on  May 26th 1890 for her husband, Charles A.J. Higgins' service as Bugler in the 7th Independent Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery. The pension was filed for in Missouri. 
...
Source: Card Records of Headstones Provided for
Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, ca. 1879- ca. 1903
Microfilm Publication M1845 - Roll # 9


Charles A. Higgins Jr., Bugler with Company "G" 7th Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery died December 6th, 1889 and is buried in Gentry County Missouri. Name of Cemetery not given.

http://www.gentrycountylibrary.org/Pdf%20Cem%20Files/KingCityCem2.pdf
King City Cemetery, Jackson Township, Gentry Co. MO
LastName-FirstName-DOB-DOD-Age-Inscription
HIGGINS C. A. J. 7th WISC BATTERY
HIGGINS Charles J. 1842 1889
HIGGINS Florida C. 1848 1933
HIGGINS Leslie A. 8/23/18? 3Y? 5M 11D
Son of H. A. & Lillie?

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

Charles HIGGINS Self M Male W 39 WI Farmer MA NY
Florida HIGGINS Wife M Female W ... FL Keeping House
VA VA
Rosa HIGGINS Dau S Female W 13 TN WI FL
Lilly HIGGINS Dau S Female W 10 MO WI FL
Charles HIGGINS Son S Male W 9 MO WI FL
Daisy HIGGINS Dau S Female W 4 MO WI FL

Source Information:
Census Place Dallas, De Kalb, Missouri Family History Library Film 1254685
NA Film Number T9-0685 Page Number 212C


HIGGINS FLORIDA C 52 F W FL MO GENTRY COOPER TWP 1900
Name             Age
Florida Higgins 52
Enos Higgins   19

HIGGINS C FLORIDA 62 F W FL MO GENTRY 1-WD COOPER TWP 1910
HIGGINS FLORIDA C 71 F W FL MO GENTRY 1-WD; STANBERRY; COOPER 1920
HIGGINS ENOS 39 M W MO MO GENTRY 1-WD; STANBERRY; COOPER 1920
 
1930; Census Place: Cooper, Gentry, Missouri; Roll: 1188; Page: 1A;
         Enumeration District: 7; Image: 97 (No Image Available)

Name Age
Florida C Higgins 82

Missouri Death Certificates
Name Date of Death County City Certificate Number
Florida Caroline Higgins February 06, 1933 Gentry 5346
http://www.sos.mo.gov/TIF2PDFConsumer/DispPDF.aspxfTiff=/archives/DeptofHealth/Death/1933/00005465.TIF&Fln=598167.pdf

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8
Higgins, Charles C
Union 
Infantry 
25th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry

http://my.execpc.com/~cra1/25thB.html 
Roster of the 25th Wisconsin Infantry, Co. B

Higgins, Charles C Richland Center Aug 14, 1862 Cpl.; died Oct 18, 1863, Vicksburg, Miss, disease 

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9
Higgins, Edgar
Union 
Artillery 
7th Independent Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery 

http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/roster/search.asp

Name: Edgar Higgins , 
Residence: Horicon, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on September 13 1861 in 7th Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery .Mustered out on July 20 1865 

His pension application notes his date of death as April 1880 at Rochester, Minnesota.

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10
Higgins, Edward B
Union 
Infantry 
14th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry

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11
Higgins, Edward V
Union 
Infantry 
14th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 
     Same soldier as # 12

Name: Edward V Higgins, Residence: Stockton, Wisconsin 

Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on September 28 1861 in Company B, 14th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment.
Received a disability discharge on June 25 1862.

http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/roster/search.asp 


Civil War pension records show Edward V. Higgins received an invalid's pension on December 29, 1881 for his service in Company "B" 14th Wisconsin Infantry and Company "B" 46th Wisconsin Infantry. It states he died January 20, 1915 at St. Elmo, Alabama.

He is buried at The Odd Fellows Cemetery in Bayou La Batre, Alabama

Info & headstone image courtesy of Carole Gatza.

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12
Higgins, Edward V
Union 
Infantry 
46th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 
Same soldier as # 11

Name: Edward V Higgins, Residence: Plover, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on January 26 1865 in Company B, 46th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment. Mustered out on September 27 1865 in Nashville, TN 
http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/roster/search.asp 

Appears on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule Plover, Portage County, Wisconsin, refers to service in both regiments as noted above.

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13
Higgins, Erastus
Union 
Infantry 
29th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry

http://www.usgennet.org/usa/wi/county/clark/veterans/1885civilwar.html 
Veterans and Widows Census 
 of Clark County by Post Office for 1885
HIGGINS, ERASTUS Co. C, 29th WI
......

Civil War pension records show Erastus R. Higgins receiving an invalid's pension, January 24,1914, for service in Company "C" 29th Wisconsin Infantry.
His wife Ethie Higgins received a widows pension November 25,1916.Her pension was filed for in Montana. An additional pension was paid for a child, also named Ethie Higgins, date unreadable, it was filed for in MO

Source: County court records located at Black River Falls, WI 
Marriage record: Erastus R. Higgins & Mrs Ethie Harvey were married September 22 1898 in Jackson County Wisconsin 

Name: Erastus Higgins, Residence: Hubbard, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on August 20 1862 in Company C, 29th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment.
Received a disability discharge on April 06 1863. 

HIGGINS ERASTUS 54 M W PA WI JACKSON CLEVELAND 1900
 
HIGGINS RASTUS 70 M W NJ WI JACKSON BROCKWAY 1910 

Appears on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule Levis, Clark County, Wisconsin. Refers to his service as noted above. Notes that he was discharged on Surgeons certificate. His disabilities are noted as "lung disease & heart trouble".

A biography and other details on this soldier and his family are at
http://wvls.lib.wi.us/ClarkCounty/clark/data/bios2/2756.htm

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14
Higgins, Frank M
Union 
Infantry 
2nd Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

Civil War pension records show Frank M. Higgins received an invalid's pension June 28,1876 for his service in Company "A" 2nd Wisconsin Infantry.
His wife Isabell Higgins received a widows pension January 3,1903?.The widows pension was filed for in Kansas.

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15
Higgins, Frank M
Union 
Infantry 
38th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

Name: Frank M Higgins, Residence: Kingston, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Corporal on March 30 1864 in Company C, 38th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment.
Mustered out on July 26 1865 in Washington, DC 

http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/roster/search.asp

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16
Higgins, Frederick
Union 
Infantry 
31st Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/j2ee/servlet/NGL_v1 
HIGGENS, FREDERICK 
PVT CO C 31ST WIS INF 
DATE OF DEATH: 05/25/1904 
BURIED SITE 14603 ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY ARLINGTON, VA 22211
....
HIGGINS MARGRET 43 F W ENGL WI IOWA DODGEVILLE 1860 

Source: National Archives Civil War records
Name: Frederick Higgins , 
Residence: Dodgeville, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 07 November
1862 in Company G, 31st Wisconsin Infantry Regiment.
Mustered out on July 08 1865 in Louisville, KY 

Civil War pension records show Frederick Higgins received an invalid's pension in what appears to say September 25, 1894?? for his service in Company "G" 31st Wisconsin Infantry. The pension was filed for in Iowa.( This could be an error, the county that his hometown is in is Iowa County, Wisconsin)

Appears on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule Lincoln Post No 3, Washington , District of Columbia .Refers to his service as noted above. 

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17
Higgins, George
Union 
Infantry 
13th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion,
1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA

Name: George Higgins, Residence: Janesville, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on January 21 1864 in Company B, 13th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment. 
Mustered out on November 24 1865 in San Antonio, TX 
http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/roster/search.asp 

Civil War pension records show George Higgins received an invalid's pension May 4, 1910 for his service in Company "B" 13th Wisconsin Infantry.

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18
Higgins, George D.
Union 
Cavalry 
3rd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry 

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA
Name: George D Higgins, Residence: Sparta, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on October 14 1861 in Company A, 3rd Wisconsin Cavalry Regiment.
Transferred upon promotion to Hospital Steward on October 22 1862 
http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/roster/search.asp

Civil War pension index shows George D. Higgins applied for an invalid's pension ( Application # 144308) June 7, 1869 for his service as a Private in Company "A" 3rd Wisconsin Cavalry. No record of it being approved. It also states service as a Hospital Steward in the 5th Veterans Reserve Corp. His widow, Mary L, Higgins, received her pension (Application # 186155 & Certificate # 148326) - unreadable date -

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19
Higgins, George W
Union 
Infantry 
32nd Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA
Name: George W Higgins, Residence: Stockton, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on August 14 1862 in Company E, 32nd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment. 
Deserted on March 26 1864.
http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/roster/search.asp

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20
Higgins, George William
Union 
Infantry 
28th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry

http://people.msoe.edu/~peterson/28thwisconsin/rosters/companyf.html 
28th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry "The Badger Guards" Company F
Soldier's residence at enlistment and service notes 
Sergeant Higgins, George W. (Lisbon; Corp., Sergt ; 2nd Lieutenant July 29, 1865, not mustered)

Source: "The Military History of Wisconsin: A Record of the Civil and Military Patriotism of the State in the War of the Union..." By E.B. Quiner, Esq., Chicago: Clarke & Co. Publisher, 1866
......

Appears on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule St Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota. Refers to his service as Sergeant in Company "F" 28th Wisconsin Infantry. Service noted from August 1862 to September 1865. Address given as 191 South Franklin.

Source: Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans
George W. Higgins - Private - Company "F" - 28th Wisconsin Infantry -
Died December 12, 1892 - Buried at an unnamed Cemetery in Waukesha County, Wisconsin.
(Buried at Lisbon Cemetery)  per
http://www.linkstothepast.com/waukesha/cvlwrdead.php
Part of a list of Soldiers of the Civil War that have been interred in Waukesha County, Wisconsin.
Published in:   Source: Waukesha Freeman, The | Waukesha, Wisconsin | Thursday, May 30, 1895
- LISBON CEMETERY -
Sergt. George W. Higgins, Co. F. 28th Wis. Vol Inf., died Dec. 12, 1892, at his home in M?????? F>>>, Minn.

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21
Higgins, Henry
Union 
Infantry 
34th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry (Militia)

http://www.slahs.org/genealogy/military/civil_war/roster.htm 
Company F, 28th Wisconsin "The Badger Guards" 2nd Lieutenant

Higgins, George W. (Lisbon); Aug 20, 1862;; Corp.;
Sergeant; 2nd Lieut., promoted July 29, 1865, not
mustered; M.O. Aug 23, 1865.
&
Company A, 34th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry (1862-65
Higgins, Henry (Lisbon), Nov 17, 1862; MO Sept 8,
1863, term expired


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Hiram Higgins    Not on this NPS List

http://www.interment.net/data/us/ia/lee/keokuknat/index_hi.htm  
Keokuk National Cemetery Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa

Higgins, Hiram, d. 04/29/1862, PVT CO F 16 WIS INF, Plot: 36, *

Listed as Hiram Huggins in roster

Sources: Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion
Name: Hiram Huggins
Residence: Greenwood, Wisconsin
Enlistment Date: 14 Dec 1861 Rank at enlistment: Private
Service Record: Enlisted in Company F, Wisconsin 16th Infantry Regiment on 14 Dec 1861. Died on 29 Apr 1862 at Keokuk, IA.

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22
Higgins, Isaac
Union 
Infantry 
12th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry

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23
Higgins, Isaac
Union 
Infantry 
20th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA
Name: Isaac Higgins, Residence: Boscobel, Wisconsin  
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on August 07 1862 in Company C, 20th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment.
Received a disability discharge on December 09 1862.  
http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/roster/search.asp 


Appears on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule National Home for Disabled Veteran Soldiers, Milwaukee ,Wisconsin Refers to his service as noted above. List disability incurred as "Injury to left hand, during service in 1862"

Source: U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938 - Milwaukee
Isaac Higgins enlisted August 1862 at Boscobel Wisconsin in Company "C"
20th Wisconsin as a Private. Discharged for disability
(Injury to left hand) November 1862 at St. Louis. Pension certificate # was 181366 - Born in Ireland. Admitted to home at age 68 - Occupation Gardener - religion Catholic. Nearest relative is Margaret Higgins, his wife, who resides in Wauseka Wis. No children under 16 yrs of age. Died in Hospital May 8, 1898 of Chronic cerebral disintegration. buried in Home cemetery Block 31- Row 8

The National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers 
http://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/2004/spring/soldiers-home.html

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24
Higgins, James
Union 
Cavalry 
4th Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry 
   -May be a duplicate soldier file for # 25-

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion,
1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA

Name: James Higgins, Residence: Ixonia, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on September 28 1864 in Company F, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry Regiment.
Deserted on August 31 1865 

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25
Higgins, James
Union 
Cavalry 
4th Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~calumet/1895cen.htm  
Wisconsin 1895 Census Enumerations; Soldiers & Sailors of the late wars as reported as residing in the state as of June 20, 1895

Name-Rank Co.-Regt.-State-Served With Branch-Post Office 
Higgins, Jas. Pvt. K 4 Wisconsin Cavalry Chilton 

HIGGINS JAMES 22 M W IREL WI CALUMET CHILTON 1860 

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion,
1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA
Name: James Higgins, Residence: Ixonia, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on September 28 1864 in Company K, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry Regiment.
Mustered out on June 20 1865.

HIGGINS JAMES 33 M W IREL WI CALUMET CHILTON 1870 

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

James HIGGINS Self M Male W 44 IRE Farmer IRE IRE 
Mariah HIGGINS Wife M Female W 35 RI Keeps House IRE IRE 
Mary E HIGGINS Dau S Female W 18 WI Home IRE RI 
Agnes HIGGINS Dau S Female W 16 WI School IRE RI 
Edward HIGGINS Son S Male W 13 WI School IRE RI 
John N. HIGGINS Son S Male W 11 WI School IRE RI 
James H. HIGGINS Son S Male W 10 WI School IRE RI 
Almira HIGGINS Dau S Female W 9 WI School IRE RI 
Martin J. HIGGINS Son S Male W 6 WI School IRE RI 
Magaret HIGGINS Dau S Female W 4 WI IRE RI 
William HIGGINS Son S Male W 2 WI IRE RI 
Alice HIGGINS Dau S Female W 7M WI IRE RI 

Source Information:
Census Place Chilton, Calumet, Wisconsin Family History Library Film 1255418 
NA Film Number T9-1418 Page Number 63D 


Civil War pension records show James Higgins received an invalid's pension (Application # 848706 & Certificate #  634177) on July 16,1890 for his service in Company "K" 4th Wisconsin Cavalry. He died November 3, 1920 at Chilton, Wisconsin. His widow Maria Higgins received a widows pension (Application # 1166418 & Certificate # 896033) on November 29, 1920.

Appears on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule Chilton,
Calumet County, Wisconsin. Refers to his service as noted above. 

HIGGINS JAMES 63 M W IREL WI CALUMET CHILTON TWP 1900 

HIGGINS JAMES 73 M W IREL WI CALUMET CHILTON TWP 1910 

HIGGINS JAMES 83 M W IREL WI CALUMET CHILTON TWP 1920 

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26
Higgins, James
Union 
Artillery 
13th Independent Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery

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27
Higgins, James W.
Union 
Infantry 
29th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry

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28
Higgins, James W.
Union 
Infantry 
40th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry (100 days, 1864) 

-Census findings are subject to user confirmation-
   HIGGINS WILLIAM W 41 M W VT WI DANE YORK 1860 
    -a 15 yr old James living with William & Phoebe Higgins

Source: National Archives Civil War Records
Name: James W Higgins 
Residence: York, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on May 17 1864
Enlisted in Company E, 40th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment .
Mustered out on September 16 1864 in Milwaukee, WI 

Civil War pension records show James W. Higgins received an invalid's pension June 25,1880 for his service in Company "E" 40th Wisconsin Infantry. His wife Lydia M. Higgins received a widows pension October 14,1924,Both pensions were filed for in the state of Washington. Pension file notes death as October 1, 1924 at Spokane, Washington.

Webmaster believes this to be James' parents living nearby
HIGGINS WM W 51 M W VT IA SAC SAC TWP 1870 
   William & Phoebe Higgins

HIGGINS JAMES W 25 M W VT IA SAC SAC TWP 1870 

Household:1880 Census
   -Best Fit-

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

James W. HIGGINS Self M Male W 35 VT Physician VT NY 
Hattie N. HIGGINS Wife M Female W 28 WI Keeping House NY NY 
William W. HIGGINS Son S Male W 11 WI At School VT WI
Alton J. HIGGINS Son S Male W 9 IA At School VT WI 
Raymond D. HIGGINS Son S Male W 2 IA VT WI 

Source Information:
Census Place Grant City, Sac, Iowa Family History Library Film 1254363 
NA Film Number T9-0363 Page Number 211D 

HIGGINS JAMES W 65 M W VT WA FERRY W REPUBLIC PCT 1910

HIGGINS JAMES W 74 M W VT WA FERRY W-WD;REPUBLIC 1920 

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29
Higgins, John
Union 
Infantry 
2nd Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

http://www.secondwi.com/musterroll/headquar.htm  
Muster & Descriptive Roll of Field & Staff 2nd Regiment of Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

John Higgins, Com. Sergt., 21 years old and born in New Hampshire. He was single and indicated his occupation was student. He was enlisted into service April 23,'61 at Racine by W. E. Strong. He had brown hair, brown eyes, light complexion and stood 5'5"
tall. He was mustered June 11,'61 at Madison by Capt. McIntyre. He resided at Racine. Promoted and Transferred from Corp. of Co F, March 16,'63. 
Must. out July 2,'64

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30
Higgins, John
Union 
Infantry 
13th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry

Source: National Archives Civil War Records
Name: John Higgins , 
Residence: Janesville, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Corporal on September 25 1861 in Company B, 13th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment.
Mustered out on November 24 1865 in San Antonio, TX 

Civil War pension records show John Higgins received an invalid's pension September 23,1891 for his service in Company "B" 13th Wisconsin Infantry. The pension was filed for in the state of Washington.

Appears in 1890 Veterans Census Schedule Olney King County Washington. Refers to his service as a Corporal in Company "B" 13thm Wisconsin from September 25,1861 to November 24,1865.

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31
Higgins, John
Union 
Infantry 
31st Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion,
1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA

Name: John Higgins, Residence: Madison, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on December 17 1862 in Company I, 31st Wisconsin Infantry Regiment .
Mustered out on July 08 1865 in Louisville, KY 

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32
Higgins, John
Union 
Infantry 
30th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

Source: National Archives Civil War records
Name: John Higgins , 
Residence: Linden, Wisconsin 
Enlisted as a Private on August 21 1862 in Company B, 30th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment. Mustered out on September 20 1865 in Louisville, KY

Civil War pension records show John Higgins who served in Company "B" 30th Wisconsin Infantry received an invalid's pension August 13 1879.His wife Katherine Higgins received a widows pension May 4 (Year unreadable)

HIGGINS JOHN M 35 M W IREL WI IOWA LINDEN 1870 

Household:1880
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age
Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
 
 
John HIGGINS Self M Male W 37 IRE IRE IRE 
Catharine HIGGINS Wife M Female W 27 WI IRE IRE 
Julia HIGGINS Dau S Female W 13 WI IRE WI 
Ellen HIGGINS Dau S Female W 8 WI IRE WI 
Margaret HIGGINS Dau S Female W 6 WI IRE WI 
Thresa HIGGINS Dau S Female W 4 WI IRE WI 
John HIGGINS Son S Male W 2 WI IRE WI 

Source Information:
Census Place Linden, Iowa, Wisconsin Family History Library Film 1255429 
NA Film Number T9-1429 Page Number 115A 


John Higgins is listed on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule Linden, Iowa County, Wisconsin with no further info supplied
..
Source:
Card Records of Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, ca. 1879-ca. 1903 Microfilm Publication M1845 - Roll # 9 

John Higgins Private Company "B" 30th Wisconsin Infantry died April 25,1901 and is buried at St. Paul or Linden Cemetery at Mineral Point Wisconsin.

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33
Higgins, John
Union 
Infantry 
34th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry (Militia)

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34
Higgins, John
Union 
Infantry 
42nd Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

Source: National Archives Civil War records
Name: John Higgins , 
Residence: Fulton, Wisconsin 
Enlisted as a Private on September 03 1864 in Company F, 42nd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment.
Mustered out on June 20 1865 in Milwaukee, WI 

-Best Census Connection-

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

John HIGGINS Self M Male W 68 IRE Farmer IRE IRE 
Ann HIGGINS Wife M Female W 68 IRE Keeping House IRE IRE 
John HIGGINS Son S Male W 35 CT Laborer IRE IRE 
Emery SKINK Other S Male W 21 WI Works On Farm PRU PRU

Source Information:
Census Place Fulton, Rock, Wisconsin Family History Library Film 1255444 
NA Film Number T9-1444 Page Number 136B 


Appears on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule Fulton Rock County Wisconsin. Refers to his service as a Private in Company F 42nd Wisconsin Infantry from September 3,1864 to June 20,1865.

Civil War pension records show John Higgins received an invalid's pension (Application # 929642 & Certificate # 667524) on August 21,1890 for his service in Company "F" 42nd Wisconsin Infantry. It notes his death as March 9, 1930 at Janesville, Wisconsin.

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35
Higgins, John
Union 
Infantry 
49th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry

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36
Higgins, John
Union 
Infantry 
50th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

Source: National Archives Civil War records
Name: John Higgins , 
Residence: West Point, Wisconsin 
Enlisted as a Private on February 11 1865 in Company E, 50th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment .
Mustered out on 19 April 1866

Civil War pension records show John Higgins received an invalid's pension July 22,1892 for his service in Company "E" 50th Wisconsin Infantry. 
His wife Sarah A. Higgins received a widows pension February 27,1896.Both pensions were filed for in Oregon.

Household:1880

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

John HIGGINS Self M Male W 60 IRE Farmer IRE IRE 
Sarah A. Wife M Female W 52 ENG Keeping House ENG ENG 
Judson BATES Other S Male W 49 MA Farmer MA MA 

Source Information:
Census Place Harding, Clackamas, Oregon Family History Library Film 1255080 
NA Film Number T9-1080 Page Number 234C 


Appears on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule Springwater Clackamas County , Oregon .Private Company E,50th Wisconsin from February 11,1865 to April 19,1866.

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37
Higgins, John
Union 
Infantry 
51st Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion,
1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA

Name: John Higgins , Residence: Ixonia, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on March 01 1865 in Company A, 51st Infantry Regiment Wisconsin.
Deserted on March 04 1865. 

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38
Higgins, John T
Union 
Artillery 
6th Independent Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery 

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion,
1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA

Name: John T Higgins, Residence: Pine River, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on September 11 1861 in 6th Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery. Promoted to Corporal, 
Promoted to Brevet Captain on October 04 1862. 
Mustered out on October 10 1864

Civil War pension records show he received an invalid's pension December 23,1890. His death is noted as July 28, 1913 at Chillicothe, Livingston County, Missouri.
His death certificate can be viewed at
http://www.sos.mo.gov/TIF2PDFConsumer/DispPDF.aspx?fTiff=/archives/DeptofHealth/Death/1913/00023696.TIF&Fln=1238812.pdf
His date of birth is give on death certificate as January 11,1832 in Ohio.
His fathers name was given as William Higgins of Kentucky and his mothers
name is given as Mary Duncan of Virginia. The informant of death is noted as Paul Higgins of Wheeling Missouri. Date of burial was July 30,1913 at Jones Cemetery, Chillicothe, Missouri. 

Source: Public Documents of the State of Wisconsin - January 9, 1868 Edition

HIGGINS, JOHN, of Sextonville, Wis., late corporal, 6th Battery, Light Artillery, appointed captain by brevet. Feb. 9th, 1867, to rank from Oct. 4th, 1862, in recognition of distinguished gallantry displayed by him at the battle of Corinth, Miss., where after twenty-seven of the cannoniers had been killed or wounded and the enemy had captured four of the guns of the Battery, and after the order to fall back had been given, Corporal Higgins, assisting a sergeant in charge, loaded his gun with a double charge of canister and fired in front of the captured guns into the flank of the enemy who were rapidly forming in line for a further advance, doing fearful execution and checking the advance until our second line of battle could complete its formation

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39
Higgins, Joseph C
Union 
Infantry 
5th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

Name: Joseph C Higgins , Residence: Buffalo, New York 

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion,
1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA

Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on May 10 1861 in Company B, 5th Infantry Regiment Wisconsin on 10 May 1861.
Listed as Prisoner of War on July 03 1862
Received a disability discharge on October 15 1862 
http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/roster/search.asp 

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40
Higgins, Joseph E.
Union 
Cavalry 
4th Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry

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41
Higgins, Joseph H.
Union 
Infantry 
5th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry

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42
Higgins, Marion
Union 
Infantry 
3rd Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

Source: National Archives Civil War service records
Marion F Higgins ,Resides. Oakfield, Wisconsin 

Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on May 20 1861 in Company D, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment. Mustered out on July 18 1865 in Madison, WI 

Civil War pension records show Marion F. Higgins received an invalid's pension, Application # 756493 & Certificate # 543701) February 10,1890, for his service in Company "D" 3rd Wisconsin Infantry. He died July 16, 1921 at Wells Minnesota. His wife Martha J. Higgins, received a widows pension (Application # 1177205 & Certificate # 906451) August 1, 1921. Both pensions were filed for in Missouri

Minnesota Death Index
Name: Marion F. Higgins
Death Date: 16 Jul 1921 Death County: Faribault
State File Number: 003654 Certificate Number: 003654
Certificate Year: 1921 Record Number: 331719

1930; Census Place: Adel, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: 650; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 2; Image: 825 (No image available)
Name Age

Maurice J Higgins 50
Gladys M Higgins 48
Martha J Higgins 71

HIGGINS-FRANCIS-M-76-M-W-NY-MN-FARIBAULT-WELLS-1920
Name Age
Francis M Higgins 76
Martha J Higgins 61

HIGGINS-MARION-F-65-M-W-NY-MN-FARIBAULT-CLARK_TWP-1910
Name Age
Marian F Higgins 65
Martha Higgins 51

HIGGINS-MARION-F-57-M-W-NY-MN-FARIBAULT-CLARK_TWP-1900
Name Age
Marion F Higgins 56
Martha J Higgins 41
Maurice J Higgins 20

Appears as Marion F. Higgins on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule Wells, Faribault County, Minnesota. Refers to service as a Private in Company "D" 3rd Wisconsin Infantry from May 22,1861 to July 29,1865.
Under notes: re-enlisted veteran

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

Marion F. HIGGENS Self M Male W 35 NY Farm Laborer NY NY
Martha HIGGENS Wife M Female W 21 WI NY ME
Morris J. HIGGENS Son S Male W 6M MN NY WI
Source Information:
Census Place Wells, Faribault, Minnesota
Family History Library Film 1254618
NA Film Number T9-0618 Page Number 7B

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43
Higgins, Mathew
Union 
Artillery 
1st Regiment, Wisconsin Heavy Artillery
    S
ame soldier as # 44

Household:1880

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

Mathews HIGGINS Self M Male W 39 IRE Laborer IRE IRE
Margareth HIGGINS Wife M Female W 30 IRE IRE IRE
John HIGGINS Son S Male W 9 MN At School IRE IRE
Mathews HIGGINS Son S Male W 6 MN IRE IRE
Georg HIGGINS Son S Male W 6 MN IRE IRE
William HIGGINS Son S Male W 3 MN IRE IRE
Steven HIGGINS Son S Male W 6M MN IRE IRE

Source Information:

Census Place Winona, Winona, Minnesota Family History Library Film 1254638
NA Film Number T9-0638 Page Number 286C

Appears on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule Norton, Winona County, Minnesota. Refers to service as a Private in Company "F" 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery from September 1,1864 to July 20,1865.

Civil War pension records show Mathew Higgins (alias Mathias Higgins) received an invalid's pension (Application # 962554 & Certificate # 963422) on November 6,1890 for his service in Company "F" 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery. He died August 25, 1920 at Winona, Minnesota. His wife Margaret Higgins received a widows pension (Application # 1162856 & Certificate # 901844) on August 30,1920. Both pensions filed for in Minnesota.

-Not located in 1900 Census-

HIGGINS MATHER 66 M W IREL MN WINONA 3-WD 2-PCT WINONA 1910
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HIGGINS MATHIAS 80 M W IREL MN WINONA 3-WD WINONA 1920

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44
Higgins, Mathias
Union 
Artillery 
1st Regiment, Wisconsin Heavy Artillery 

    Same soldier as # 43

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion,
1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA

Name: Mathias Higgins, Residence: Christiana, Wisconsin
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on September 03
1864 in Company F, 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery Regiment.
Mustered out on June 26 1865.

A separate 1890 Census entry under the name Mathias Higgins. This entry also states service as a Private in Company "F" 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery. Dates given from September 3,1864 to July 20, 1865.

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45
Higgins, Melvin W
Union 
Artillery 
8th Independent Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery 

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion,
1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA

Name: Melvin W Higgins, Residence: Stevens Point, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on November 25 1861 in 8th Wisconsin Light Artillery Regiment.
No further record. 

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46
Higgins, Michael
Union 
Infantry 
14th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry

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47
Higgins, Michael
Union 
Infantry 
30th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion,
1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA

Name: Michael Higgins, Residence: Prairie Du Chien,
Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on June 03 1863 in Company H, 30th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment.
Discharged on October 20 1863. 

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48
Higgins, Michael
Union 
Infantry 
43rd Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion,
1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA

Name: Michael Higgins, Residence: Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Sergeant on August 24 1864 in Company A, 43rd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment.
Mustered out on June 24 1865.
Civil War pension records show Michael Higgins' widow Mary Higgins received a widows pension December 17,1887 for her husbands service in Company "A" 43rd Wisconsin Infantry.

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49
Higgins, Michael
Union 
Infantry 
47th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry

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50
Higgins, Michael W
Union 
Infantry 
17th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion,
1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA

Name: Michael W Higgins,  Residence: Milwaukee, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on January 01 1862 in Company I, 17th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment.
Died of disease on June 16 1862 in Corinth, MS 

HIGGINS MICHAEL W 49 M W NY WI MILWAUKEE 7-WD MILWAUKEE 1860
Name Age
Michael W Higgins 49
Clarissa Higgins 48

- Widow's Certificate # 22109 -
Clarissa (Brown) Higgins received a widow's pension for her husband's service in Company "I" 17th Wisconsin Infantry. He died in Hospital at Corinth, Mississippi of Typhoid Fever on June 17, 1862. File states they married at Dansville, Livingston County, New York on May 17, 1836 by Claudius Brainard, a minister of the Methodist Faith. Michael William Higgins had enrolled for service on January 1, 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin as a Private in Company "I" 17th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Was mustered in on March 14th ,1862 at Benton Barracks, Missouri for 3 years service.


No. Soldier Name Side Function Regiment Name 

51
Higgins, Parley E   
also see Wisconsin volunteers 
Union 
Cavalry 
1st Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry 
  Also See #52

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion,
1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA

Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on December 21 1861 in Company L, 1st Wisconsin Cavalry Regiment. Discharged on March 25 1863. 

It is noted in Reports of cases argued and determined in the Supreme Court of the state of Wisconsin, Volume 16  - Seth Higgins, father of Parley, filed a case against the Army claiming that they enlisted his son into the 1st Wisconsin Cavalry without his permission, as Parley was under 18 years of age

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52
Higgins, Parley E.
Union 
Infantry 
42nd Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry
     -See also # 51-

Civil War pension index shows Parley E. Higgins received an invalid's pension (Application # 560245 & certificate # 404719) January 26, 1886 for his service in Company "G" 42nd Wisconsin Infantry & Company "L" 1st Wisconsin Cavalry.
He died January 26, 1930 at Watertown, South Dakota. His widow received her pension (Application # 1660329 & Certificate # A3-31-30) on February 4, 1930.

Parley E Higgins Codington 26 Jan 1930 per the South Dakota Death index file #126521.
His children's births are listed as follows:

Name State File Number Gender County Mother's Name- Father's Name

Clara Bell Higgins Female Hamlin Sarah Barnes Parley
Eaton Higgins Birth Date: December 18, 1885  Arthur Calvin Higgins Male Hamlin Sarah Barnes Parley Eaton Higgins Birth Date: December 02, 1889 Ben H Higgins Male Hamlin Sarah Barnes Parley Eaton Higgins
Birth Date: November 27, 1891 
It was noted in the August 20 1881 edition of The  Stevens Point Journal of Wisconsin
-Parley Higgins is Sheriff of Grant County D. T. (Dakota Territory) and A. Eaton Jr. is Deputy. It must be that newcomers are welcome out there.- 

1890 Veterans Census Schedule Hamlin, Hamlin County, South Dakota. It refers to his service as a Private as noted above. The line above it refers to his service in 1st Wisconsin as a bugler.

Seth B Higgins
1850 WISCONSIN JEFFERSON PALMYRA Series
M432 Roll 1000 Pg 180

Seth B Higgins (includes 7 yr old Parley Higgins)
HIGGINS S B 41 M W NY WI JEFFERSON PALMYRA 1860 
                      includes Perley E. Higgins aged 17 years
1900- Census Scan HIGGINS PARLEY E 57 M W NY SD GRANT OSCEOL
1910 Census Scan HIGGINS PARLEY E 67 M W NY SD CODINGTON  WATERTOWN

1920 Census Scan HIGGINS PARLEY E 76 M W NY SD CODINGTON  WATERTOWN

http://www.angelfire.com/wi/wisconsin42nd/page9.html  
42nd Wisconsin Infantry Company G 
Higgins, Parley E. Palmyra 8/18/64 Corp.;M.O. June 20,1865

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion,
1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA

Name: Parley E Higgins,  Residence: Palmyra, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Corporal on August 18 1864 in Company G, 42nd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment.
Mustered out on June 20 1865 in Milwaukee, WI 
...........

1890 Veterans Census Schedule Hamlin, Hamlin County, South Dakota. It refers to his service as a Private as noted above. The line above it refers to his service in 1st Wisconsin as a bugler.

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53
Higgins, Patrick
Union 
Infantry 
29th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion,
1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA

Name: Patrick Higgins, Residence: Cortland, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on August 14 1862 in Company E, 29th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment.
Listed as Prisoner of War on April 08 1864 at Sabine Cross Roads, LA. 
Mustered out on June 22 1865 in Shreveport, LA 

http://genealogytrails.com/ill/livingston/stmarycem.html
St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery - Union Twp, Odell, Ill
NAME-DATE OF BIRTH-DATE OF DEATH- (MILITARY SERVICE) BRANCH WAR RANK UNIT
HIGGINS, Patrick Dec 5,1895 Army Civil War Pvt Co E 29 Wis

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54
Higgins, Richard
Union 
Infantry 
12th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion,
1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA

Name: Richard Higgins, Residence: Wyoming, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on October 31 1861 in Company C, 12th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment.
Mustered out on July 16 1865. 
....
Civil War pension records show Richard Higgins
received an invalid's pension June 8,1885, for his
service in Company "C" 12th Wisconsin Infantry. His wife
Sarah Higgins received a widows pension April 27,1888.
A pension for a minor named Sarah Ford was given also
(date unreadable)

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

Richard Higgins, Private, Company "C" 12th Wisconsin Infantry died March 30,1888 and is buried in Riverside Cemetery at Aberdeen, South Dakota. 

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55
Higgins, Roger
Union 
Infantry 
17th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion,
1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA

Name: Roger Higgins, Residence: Janesville, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on February 03 1862 in Company F, 17th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment. Received a disability discharge on August 25 1862. 

Civil War pension index shows Roger Higgins' widow, Elmira Higgins, received a pension (Application # 15473 & Certificate # 4450) on March 19, 1863 for her husbands service in Company "F", 17th Wisconsin Infantry. A pension for a minor was also granted on May 25, 1866. (Application # 127273 & Certificate # 104480)

Source: Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Dependents of Civil War Veterans (NARA)
A pension was applied for on behalf of the minor children of Roger Higgins, who was a Private in Company "F" 17th Wisconsin Infantry. He died of chronic diarrhea on September 9th, 1862 at his residence in LaPrairie, Wisconsin. His discharge papers state the following personal information; He was born in Ireland, As of August 25, 1862, he is listed as 48 years old, 5 ft 8 in tall, Fair complexion, Blue eyes, and had light hair.
A marriage record in this file states; On January 31st, 1848 at the Church of the Mission at Dunham, Montreal, Canada a marriage was performed between Roderick Higgins, a resident of Farham, who was a widower of the late Bridget Murphy, and Elmire (Mary) Jasmin, who was the daughter of Charles Jasmin and Marie Masson. The service was performed by a priest named B.J. LeClaire.

Of the marriage of Roger (Roderick) Higgins and Bridget Murphy was born six children. One of which was Katherine (Kate) Higgins. Kate's affidavit states that her mother Bridget Higgins died in February of 1847.

Of the marriage of Roger and Elmire Higgins the following children were born;
Albert William Higgins, b. November 16, 1852
Agnes Higgins , b. November 8, 1854
Emma Jane Higgins, b. January 25, 1857
Elizabeth A. Higgins, b. February 18, 1860
Charles F. Higgins , b. July 18, 1862

After Mary Higgins died at LaPrairie, Wisconsin on February 14, 1865, Thomas Rooney was appointed guardian of the children.

HIGGINS-ROGER-48-M-W-IREL-WI-ROCK-LAPRAIRIE-1860
1860; Census Place: La Prairie, Rock, Wisconsin; Roll: M653_1430; Page: 410; Image: 417
Name Age

Roger Higgins 48
Mary Higgins 34
John Higgins 17
Elida D Higgins 10
George Higgins 12
Albert Higgins 7
Ema J Higgins 5
Agness Higgins 3

HIGGINS-GEORGE-21-M-W-CANA-WI-ROCK-HARMONY-1870
1870; Census Place: Harmony, Rock, Wisconsin; Roll: M593_1735; Page: 163A; Image: 330
Name Age
Thomas Rooney 55
Sarah Rooney 55
Richard Rooney 18
Jerome Rooney 14
Agatha Rooney 11
Delia Rooney 5
Leo Rooney 4
Legora Rooney 3
George Higgins 21
Emma Higgins 14
Eliza Higgins 10

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56
Higgins, Samuel
Union 
Infantry 
21st Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion,
1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA

Name: Samuel Higgins, Residence: Oshkosh, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Corporal on August 12 1862 in Company B, 21st Wisconsin Infantry Regiment.
Mustered out on June 08 1865 in Washington, DC.

Civil War pension records show Samuel Higgins received an invalid's pension November 21,1885 for his service in Company "B" 21st Wisconsin Infantry. 
A widows pension was given on January 11,1917. The name on the index is also Samuel Higgins under listing of widow. 

1890 Veterans Census Schedule Lind, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Refers to his service as Corporal as noted above. Listed under disability it notes Sciatic Rheumatism and Auraglia (sp?) of heart

HIGGINS SAMUEL 32 M W NY WI WAUPACA LIND 1870 

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

Samuel HIGGINS Self M Male W 42 NY Farmer NY NY 
Martha HIGGINS Wife M Female W 41 IN Keeping House OH OH 
Lyman HIGGINS Son S Male W 20 WI At Home NY IN 

Source Information:
Census Place Lind, Waupaca, Wisconsin  Family History Library Film 1255451 
NA Film Number T9-1451 Page Number 116D 

HIGGINS SAMUEL 63 M W NY WI WAUPACA LIND 1900 

HIGGINS SAMUEL 73 M W NY WI WAUPACA WEYAUWEGA 1910 
     With his new wife Nettie
HIGGINS NETTIE 69 F W MI WI WAUPACA WEYAUWEGA 1920
      Samuel's widow Nettie Higgins in 1920 

His pension file notes his date of death as December 28,1916 at Weyauwega, Wisconsin.

The Daily Northwestern (Oshkosh, WI) 1917 Jan 2
     Parts 1 & 2 Samuel Higgins' Obituary

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57
Higgins, Seth
Union 
Infantry 
30th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion,
1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA

Name: Seth Higgins, Residence: Lafayette, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Corporal on August 11 1862 in Company K, 30th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment.
Mustered out on September 20 1865 in Louisville, KY 
......

Civil War pension records show Seth Higgins received an invalid's pension August 25, 1887 for his service in Company "K" 30th Wisconsin Infantry. 
His pension filed for in Oregon.
His wife Martha Higgins received a widows pension December 19,1915.
Her pension was filed for in State of Washington.

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


Seth HIGGINS Self M Male W 44 OH Farmer NY NY 
Martha HIGGINS Wife M Female W 35 IRE Keeping House IRE IRE 
Harris HIGGINS Son S Male W 19 WI Attend Sch OH IRE 
Mary HIGGINS Dau S Female W 17 WI Attend Sch OH IRE 
Joseph W. HIGGINS Son S Male W 7 WI Attend Sch OH IRE
Emma HIGGINS Dau S Female W 5 WI Attend Sch OH IRE 
Porter TUPPER Other S Male W 23 OR Farm Laborer IL IL

Source Information:
Census Place Forest Grove, Washington, Oregon 
Family History Library Film 1255084 
NA Film Number T9-1084 
Page Number 344D 


Census Scans

HIGGINS SETH 66 M W OH WA PACIFIC SUNSHINE PCT 1900 

HIGGINS SETH 76 M W OH WA CHEHALIS WESTPORT PCT 1910 

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58
Higgins, Thomas
Union 
Artillery 
10th Independent Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery

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59
Higgins, Thomas C
Union 
Infantry 
48th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion,
1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA

Name: Thomas C Higgins, Residence: West Eau Claire, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on February 07 1865 in Company G, 48th Infantry Regiment Wisconsin. Deserted on April 03 1865 

Thomas Higgins applied for an invalid's pension (Application # unreadable) on May 23, 1892. No record of it being approved.

Not on this NPS list

Thomas Higgins

Sources: Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion
Name: Thomas Higgins Residence: Horicon, Wisconsin
Service Record: Enlisted in the Wisconsin 7th Light Artillery Battery on 20 Oct 1861. Received a disability discharge on 09 Sep 1862.

Civil War pension index shows Thomas Higgins received an invalid's pension (Application # 239521 & Certificate # 152119) on July 24, 1877. His widow, Alleathe Higgins, received a pension (Application # 764330 & Certificate # 554161) in Missouri.

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60
Higgins, William
Union 
Infantry 
41st Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry (100 days, 1864) 

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion,
1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA

Name: William Higgins, Residence: Platteville, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on May 05 1864 in Company A, 41st Wisconsin Infantry Regiment.
Mustered out on September 23 1864. 

Source: Civil War Pension Index
William Higgins received an invalid's pension July 19, 1879
(Application # 298935 & Certificate # 245941) for his service in Company "A' 41st Wisconsin Infantry. (also states service in Company "I" 40th Pennsylvania Infantry, & unassigned Veteran Reserve Corp). His widow's (Name not given) (application # 508031 & Certificate # 349658) pension was granted date not given.

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61
Higgins, William A.
Union 
Infantry 
39th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry (100 days, 1864)

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

 
William HIGGINS Self M Male W 38 NY Census Enumerator IRELAND IRELAND
Sarah HIGGINS Wife M Female W 36 ENG Keeps House ENG ENG
Henry HIGGINS Son S Male W 11 MN At Home NY ENG
Mary HIGGINS Dau S Female W 10 MN At Home NY ENG
William HIGGINS Son S Male W 9 MN At Home NY ENG
Lora HIGGINS Dau S Female W 6 MN At Home NY ENG
Olive HIGGINS Dau S Female W 2 MN At Home NY ENG

Source Information:
Census Place Albert Lea, Freeborn, Minnesota Family History Library Film 1254620
NA Film Number T9-0620 Page Number 91A


Appears on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Refers to service as a Private in Company "I" 39th Wisconsin Infantry from May 3,1864 to September 27,1864.

HIGGINS W 59 M W NY MN FREEBORN 2-WD ALBERT LEA 1900

HIGGINS WILLIAM A 68 M W NY MN FREEBORN 1-WD ALBERT LEA 1910

HIGGINS W A 75 F W ENGL MN FREEBORN 1-WD ALBERT LEA 1920
    (apparently Sarah is listing herself as Mrs. W.A.Higgins)

Civil War pension records show William A. Higgins received an invalid's pension (unreadable date) for his service as noted above. His wife Sarah A. Higgins received a widows pension July 24,1915.Both were filed for in Minnesota.

His pension file notes his date of death as June 28,1915 at Minneapolis, Minnesota

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62
Higgins, William H
Union 
Infantry 
29th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion,
1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA

Name: William H Higgins, Residence: York, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Corporal on August 15 1862 in Company A, 29th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment.
Mustered out on June 22 1865 in Shreveport, LA 

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63
Higgins, Wilson E
Union 
Infantry 
14th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion,
1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA

Name: Wilson E Higgins, Residence: Stockton, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on September 28 1861 in Company B, 14th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment.
Wounded on April 07 1862 at Shiloh, TN.
Discharged on January 31 1863. 


NOT ON THIS NPS LISTING

The May,13,1863 edition of the Janesville Daily Gazette printed in Janesville, Wisconsin mentions a report by A.W. Hathaway by 1st Lt. Company E. 5th Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers (Janesville Light Guard) written "in camp on the bank of the Rappahannock, near Falmouth, Virginia, May 7th,1863" , mentions that W.W. Higgins was slightly wounded in the leg. 
....

Source: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865,Madison Wisconsin 1886 & NARA 
Name: Samuel Higgins, Residence: Norton, Wisconsin 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on October 27 1864 in Company G, 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery Regiment. Mustered out on June 26 1865. 


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