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1
Higgans, Alexander
Union 
Infantry 
69th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

2
Higgans, Amos
Union 
Infantry 
85th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

3
Higgans, Ananias D.
Union 
Cavalry 
8th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry

4
Higgans, Baltas A.
Union 
Infantry 
11th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry

5
Higgans, Bernard
Union 
Infantry 
13th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry (3 months, 1861)

6
Higgans, Charles H.
Union 
Infantry 
44th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

7
Higgans, Daniel
Union 
Infantry 
6th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

8
Higgans, Daniel
Union 
Infantry 
15th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry

9
Higgans, Daniel
Union 
Infantry 
2nd Regiment, New York Infantry

10
Higgans, Daniel
Union 
Infantry 
53rd Regiment, Ohio Infantry

11
Higgans, Daniel C.
Union 
Infantry 
11th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry

12
Higgans, Edward
Union 
Infantry 
45th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

13
Higgans, Harvey
Union 
Cavalry 
5th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry

http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilcivilw/f&s/cav005-fs.htm  
5th Illinois Cavalry Unassigned Recruits 
Name Residence Date of Muster Remarks  
HIGGANS, Harvey Mattoon Mar 9, 1864 Discharged May 26, 1864


14
Higgans, Henry
Union 
Cavalry 
3rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Provisional Cavalry

15
Higgans, Henry
Union 
Cavalry 
9th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry

16
Higgans, Hugh
Union 
Cavalry 
5th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry

17
Higgans, Isaac
Union 
Infantry 
77th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

18
Higgans, Israel B.
Union 
Infantry 
30th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry

19
Higgans, Jacob
Union 
Cavalry 
15th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry

20
Higgans, James
Union 
Infantry 
11th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

21
Higgans, James
Union 
Infantry 
10th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry

22
Higgans, James
Union 
Infantry 
7th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry

23
Higgans, James
Union 
Infantry 
7th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry

24
Higgans, James
Union 
Infantry 
40th Regiment, New York Infantry

25
Higgans, James B.
Union 
Infantry 
116th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

26
Higgans, James P.
Union 
Cavalry 
8th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry

27
Higgans, John
Union 
Infantry 
10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry

28
Higgans, John
Union 
Infantry 
147th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (National Guard)

29
Higgans, John
Union 
Cavalry 
7th Regiment, Pennsylvania Cavalry (80th Volunteers)

30
Higgans, John
Union 
Infantry 
16th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry (3 months, 1861)

31
Higgans, John
Union 
Infantry 
51st Regiment, New York Infantry

32
Higgans, John
Union 
Infantry 
153rd Regiment, New York Infantry

Source: New York: Report of the Adjutant-General
Name: John Higgins Birth Date: abt 1828
Age at enlistment: 34 Enlistment Date: 30 Aug 1862
Rank at enlistment: Private Enlistment Place: Altona, NY
State Served: New York Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company G, New York 153rd Infantry Regiment on 18 Oct 1862. Mustered out on 02 Oct 1865 at Savannah, GA.

Civil War pension index shows John Higgins received an invalid's pension (Application # 419577 & Certificate # 348435) on Apr 21, 1881 for his service in Company "G" 153rd New York Infantry. His widow, Sarah, received her pension in 1883. (Application # 300302 & Certificate # 230130)

33
Higgans, John
Union 
Infantry 
23rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

34
Higgans, John
Union 
Infantry 
77th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

35
Higgans, John
Union 
Artillery 
2nd Regiment, US Artillery (Regular Army)

36
Higgans, John
Union 
Infantry 
108th Regiment, Illinois Infantry

37
Higgans, John
Union 
Infantry 
50th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

38
Higgans, Joseph
Union 
Infantry 
2nd Regiment, New Orleans Infantry, Louisiana

39
Higgans, Joseph B.
Union 
Infantry 
110th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

40
Higgans, Martin
Union 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, New Jersey Infantry

41
Higgans, Mathew
Union 
Infantry 
24th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry (3 months, 1861)

42
Higgans, Mathew
Union 
Infantry 
115th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

43
Higgans, Michael
Union 
Infantry 
51st Regiment, New York Infantry

Source: Report of the Adjutant-General. 32 vols.
Albany: Argus, 1895-1906.

Name: Michael Higgins ,
Enlistment Place: New York City, New York
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on August 14 1861 at the age of 35.Mustered into Company C, 51st New York Infantry Regiment on Sep 9 1861. Discharged for wounds on Nov 17 1862 at David's Island, NY Harbor.

Appears on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule National Home for Disabled Veteran Soldiers, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Refers to service as noted above.
Disability noted: Gun Shot right hand.
Under notes: Antietam September 11,1862.

Source: U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers
Information extracted from above source file:

Michael Higgins enlisted September 9, 1861 at New York City as a Private in Company "C" 51st New York Infantry. Discharged November 21, 1862 at David's Island New York for disability. He enlisted April 20, 1867 at Jersey City in Company "A" 43rd U.S. Infantry. Discharged May 10, 1869.
File states he was born in Ireland, is a Catholic and a laborer by occupation. Pension # was 102065. Died October 8, 1907 of Acute Cardiac dilatation, Arterio Sclerosis.

http://www.interment.net/data/us/wi/milwaukee/woodnat/wood_hihof.htm
Higgins, Michael, d. 10/08/1907, PVT CO C 51 NY INF,
                        Plot: 16 220, bur. 10/11/1907


44
Higgans, Michael
Union 
Infantry 
33rd Regiment, New Jersey Infantry

45
Higgans, Michael
Union 
Infantry 
5th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry

46
Higgans, Michal
Union 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, New Jersey Infantry (3 months, 1861)

47
Higgans, Patrick
Union 
Infantry 
16th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry (3 months, 1861)

48
Higgans, Patrick
Union 
Infantry 
24th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry (3 months, 1861)

49
Higgans, Patrick
Union 
Infantry 
50th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

50
Higgans, Perry
Union 
Infantry 
15th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry

51
Higgans, Peter
Union 
Cavalry 
8th Regiment, Pennsylvania Cavalry (89th Volunteers)

52
Higgans, Robert
Union 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, California Infantry

53
Higgans, Stanley W.
Union 
Infantry 
69th Regiment, Ohio Infantry

54
Higgans, Thomas
Union 
Cavalry 
6th Regiment, Iowa Cavalry

55
Higgans, Thomas
Union 
Infantry 
85th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

56
Higgans, Thomas
Union 
General Service (Regular Army)

57
Higgans, Thomas
Union 
Infantry 
12th Regiment, Illinois Infantry

58
Higgans, Thomas
Union 
Infantry 
139th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

59
Higgans, Thomas
Union 
Infantry 
20th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry

60
Higgans, Thomas
Union 
Infantry 
82nd Regiment, Ohio Infantry

61
Higgans, Thomas
Union 
Infantry 
8th Regiment, Michigan Infantry

62
Higgans, Thomas
Union 
Infantry 
122nd Regiment, Ohio Infantry

63
Higgans, William
Union 
Infantry 
11th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (40th
Volunteers)

64
Higgans, William L.
Union 
Infantry 
184th Regiment, Ohio Infantry

65
Higgans, William L.
Union 
Infantry 
191st Regiment, Ohio Infantry

66
Higgans, William M.
Union 
Artillery 
1st Regiment, Maine Heavy Artillery



Higgens

No. Soldier Name Side Function Regiment Name 
1
Higgens, Albert
Union 
Artillery 
8th Independent Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery

2
Higgens, Allen P.
Union 
Cavalry 
8th Regiment, Michigan Cavalry

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

4
Higgens, Amos
Union 
Cavalry 
5th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (2nd
Organization)

5
Higgens, Archibald
Union 
Infantry 
19th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry

http://delta.ulib.org/ulib/data/moa/8dc/829/30f/ab5/b46/5/data.txt  
HIGGINS, ARCHIBALD, Jr. Mustered, Aug.28, 1861. Private, Co. A., 19th Regiment Infantry. Discharged, Aug. 28, 1864, by expiration of service.
Also
Source:
Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War. 9 vols. Norwood: Norwood, 1931. by Massachusetts. Adjutant General
Name: Archibald Higgins , Jr 
Residence: Andover, Massachusetts 
Occupation: Blacksmith 
Enlisted as a Private on 26 July 1861 at the age of 21 listed in Company A, 19th Infantry Regiment Massachusetts on 28 August 1861. Mustered out Company A, 19th Infantry Regiment Massachusetts on 28 August 1864
Sources: Pensions records
Archibald Higgins of the 19th Massachusetts was granted an invalid pension September 23, 1892 
 ....

Appears as Archibald Higgins on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule  Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Refers to his service as noted above.


6
Higgens, Barned
Union 
Infantry 
5th Regiment, Maryland Infantry

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

8
Higgens, Calvin C.
Union 
Cavalry 
2nd Regiment, Michigan Cavalry

9
Higgens, Charles
Union 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, Ohio Infantry

10
Higgens, Charles
Union 
69th Regiment, New York State Militia

11
Higgens, Charles
Union 
Infantry 
23rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

12
Higgens, Charles E.
Union 
Infantry 
31st Regiment, Maine Infantry

13
Higgens, Charles G.
Union 
Infantry 
8th Regiment, Maine Infantry

14
Higgens, Charles W.
Union 
Cavalry 
5th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry 

15
Higgens, Cornelius
Union 
Infantry 
82nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry

16
Higgens, David I.
Union 
Infantry 
78th Regiment, Illinois Infantry

17
Higgens, Dyas P.
Union 
Cavalry 
10th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry

18
Higgens, Earl T.
Union 
Infantry 
93rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry

19
Higgens, Edward V.
Union 
Infantry 
14th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry

20
Higgens, Edwin L.
Union 
Infantry 
190th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

21
Higgens, Frank
Union 
Artillery 
3rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery

22
Higgens, Freman
Union 
Infantry 
16th Regiment, Iowa Infantry

23
Higgens, George E.
Union 
Artillery 
1st Regiment, Maine Heavy Artillery

24
Higgens, Henry
Union 
Artillery 
1st Regiment, Connecticut Heavy Artillery

25
Higgens, Henry
Union 
Infantry 
8th Regiment, Michigan Infantry

26
Higgens, Henry
Union 
Cavalry 
18th Regiment, Pennsylvania Cavalry (163rd
Volunteers)

27
Higgens, Henry
Union 
Cavalry 
1st Regiment, New Jersey Cavalry

28
Higgens, Henry
Union 
Cavalry 
8th Regiment, Pennsylvania Cavalry (89th Volunteers) 

29
Higgens, Henry A.
Union 
Infantry 
173rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry (Drafted
Militia)

30
Higgens, Henry C.
Union 
Cavalry 
1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry

31
Higgens, Hugh
Union 
Cavalry 
5th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry

32
Higgens, Israel B.
Union 
Infantry 
14th Regiment, Maine Infantry

33
Higgens, Jacob
Union 
Cavalry 
1st Regiment, Pennsylvania Cavalry (15th Reserves)

34
Higgens, James
Union 
Infantry 
7th Regiment, Rhode Island Infantry

35
Higgens, James
Union 
Infantry 
8th Regiment, Ohio Infantry

36
Higgens, James
Union 
Infantry 
19th Regiment, Ohio Infantry

37
Higgens, James
Union 
Infantry 
4th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry

38
Higgens, James
Union 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, US Infantry (Regular Army)

39
Higgens, James
Union 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, New Jersey Infantry (3 months, 1861)

40
Higgens, James
Union 
Infantry 
28th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

41
Higgens, James H.
Union 
Infantry 
4th Regiment, Maryland Infantry (New)

42
Higgens, James J.
Union 
Infantry 
145th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

43
Higgens, Jesse
Union 
Infantry 
35th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry

44
Higgens, John
Union 
Cavalry 
2nd Regiment, Rhode Island Cavalry

45
Higgens, John
Union 
Infantry 
62nd Regiment, Illinois Infantry

46
Higgens, John
Union 
Infantry 
117th Regiment, Illinois Infantry

47
Higgens, John
Union 
17th Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps

48
Higgens, John
Union 
Infantry 
40th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry

49
Higgens, John
Union 
Infantry 
96th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

50
Higgens, John
Union 
Infantry 
23rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

51
Higgens, John
Union 
Infantry 
6th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

52
Higgens, John
Union 
Infantry 
29th Regiment, Michigan Infantry


53
Higgens, John
Union 
Cavalry 
3rd Regiment, Michigan Cavalry


54
Higgens, John
Union 
Infantry 
73rd Regiment, Ohio Infantry

55
Higgens, John B.
Union 
Infantry 
65th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

56
Higgens, John F.
Union 
Infantry 
98th Regiment, Illinois Infantry

57
Higgens, Joseph
Union 
Cavalry 
17th Regiment, Pennsylvania Cavalry (162nd
Volunteers)

58
Higgens, Joseph
Union 
Infantry 
43rd Regiment, Missouri Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations From the State of Missouri. (NARA)
Joseph Higens enlisted, at age 18, on August 13, 1864 in Company "H" 43rd Missouri Infantry. Mustered in on September 17, 1864 at St. Joseph's Missouri for 1 years service. Left in hospital sick at Boonville, Missouri October 21,1864.On 20 day sick furlough since December 9, 1864, extended 15 days by surgeon's certificate on December 23, 1864. Mustered out at Benton Barracks, Missouri on June 30, 1865.
Personal Information from his file: Born New York State, a mason by occupation, Gray eyes, Light hair, light complexion. Residence given as Washington Township, Buchanan County, Missouri.

Civil War pension index shows Joseph Higgins received an invalid's pension (Application # 674269 & Certificate # 494947) on October 2, 1888 for his service as noted above.


59
Higgens, Joseph
Union 
Infantry 
119th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

60
Higgens, Joseph C.
Union 
Infantry 
47th Regiment, Iowa Infantry (100 days, 1864)

61
Higgens, Joseph W.
Union 
Infantry 
18th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

62
Higgens, Martin
Union 
Infantry 
21st Regiment, Missouri Infantry

63
Higgens, Martin
Union 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, New Jersey Infantry

64
Higgens, Maurice
Union 
Cavalry 
3rd Regiment, Rhode Island Cavalry

65
Higgens, Melvin
Union 
Infantry 
120th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

66
Higgens, Mervin
Union 
Infantry 
50th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

67
Higgens, Michael
Union 
Cavalry 
9th Regiment, Iowa Cavalry

68
Higgens, Michael
Union 
Infantry 
5th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry

69
Higgens, Michael
Union 
Infantry 
33rd Regiment, New Jersey Infantry

70
Higgens, Michael
Union 
Infantry 
36th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

71
Higgens, Michael
Union 
Cavalry 
1st Regiment, Connecticut Cavalry

72
Higgens, Michael
Union 
Infantry 
92nd Regiment, Illinois Infantry

73
Higgens, Michel
Union 
Infantry 
20th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry

74
Higgens, Noah
Union 
Cavalry 
8th Regiment, Pennsylvania Cavalry (89th Volunteers)

75
Higgens, Patrick
Union 
Cavalry 
5th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry

76
Higgens, Patrick
Union 
Infantry 
51st Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

77
Higgens, Patrick
Union 
Infantry 
50th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

78
Higgens, Perry
Union 
Infantry 
121st Regiment, Ohio Infantry


79
Higgens, Peter
Union 
Cavalry 
8th Regiment, Pennsylvania Cavalry (89th Volunteers)


80
Higgens, Robert
Union 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, California Infantry

81
Higgens, S. J.
Union 
Infantry 
117th Regiment, Illinois Infantry

82
Higgens, Samuel M.
Union 
Infantry 
3rd Regiment, Maine Infantry

83
Higgens, Soloman R.
Union 
Infantry 
56th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry

84
Higgens, Stanley W.
Union 
Infantry 
69th Regiment, Ohio Infantry

85
Higgens, Stephen
Union 
Infantry 
17th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry

86
Higgens, Stephen
Union 
Infantry 
82nd Regiment, Ohio Infantry

87
Higgens, Thomas
Union 
Cavalry 
4th Regiment, West Virginia Cavalry

88
Higgens, Thomas
Union 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, Missouri State Militia Infantry

89
Higgens, Thomas
Union 
Cavalry 
11th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry

90
Higgens, Thomas
Union 
Infantry 
16th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry

91
Higgens, Thomas
Union 
Infantry 
72nd Regiment, Ohio Infantry

92
Higgens, Timothy
Union 
Infantry 
147th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (1 year, 1865)

93
Higgens, Tully
Union 
Infantry 
22nd Regiment, Illinois Infantry

94
Higgens, Walton
Union 
Infantry 
120th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

95
Higgens, Wilkinson
Union 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, Ohio Infantry

96
Higgens, Wilkinson H.
Union 
Infantry 
63rd Regiment, Ohio Infantry

97
Higgens, William
Union 
Cavalry 
11th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry

98
Higgens, William
Union 
Infantry 
11th Regiment, Maryland Infantry (100 days, 1864)

99
Higgens, William
Union 
Artillery 
1st Regiment, Massachusetts Heavy Artillery

100
Higgens, William
Union 
General Service (Regular Army)

101
Higgens, William
Union 
Infantry 
53rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry

102
Higgens, William B.
Union 
Infantry 
14th Regiment, Maine Infantry

103
Higgens, William G.
Union 
Infantry 
138th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)

104
Higgens, William H.
Union 
Infantry 
145th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

105
Higgens, William M.
Union 
Infantry 
120th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

. . . . 
   Higgons
1
Higgons, Charles
Union 
Infantry 
23rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry
2
Higgons, James
Union 
Infantry 
7th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry
3
Higgons, James C.
Union 
Infantry 
50th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

4
Higgons, John
Union 
Artillery 
1st Regiment, Pennsylvania Light Artillery (14th
Reserves)

5
Higgons, John
Union 
Infantry 
23rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

6
Higgons, John B.
Union 
Infantry 
65th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

7
Higgons, Thomas
Union 
Infantry 
149th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

8
Higgons, Thomas
Union 
Infantry 
16th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

9
Higgons, William
Union 
Infantry 
53rd Regiment, United States Colored Infantry

10
Higgons, William
Union 
Cavalry 
11th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry

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