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   LOUISIANA  
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     Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers & Confederate Commands 
        
OFF SITE http://www.sec.state.la.us/archives/gen/cpa-index.htm  
         LOUISIANA STATE ARCHIVES Confederate Pension Applications Index Database

U.S. Civil War Regimental Histories in the Library of Congress Confederate Troops: Louisiana

Infantry: 3rd, 4th, 7th, 10th, 16th, 18th, 26th, 30th.

Cavalry: 1st.

Heavy Artillery: Boone's, Washington's.

More: U.S. Civil War Regimental Histories

No. Soldier Name Side Function Regiment Name 

1
Higgins, D. R.
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st Special Battalion, Louisiana Infantry (Wheat's)

2
Higgins, Edward
Confederate 
Artillery 
1st Regiment, Louisiana Heavy Artillery (Regulars)

3
Higgins, Edward
Confederate 
Infantry 
21st Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Patton's)

4
Higgins, Francis
Confederate 
Infantry 
7th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

Same soldier as # 6 Higgins, Frank

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Francis (Frank) Higgins enlisted as a Private in Company "F" (Irish Volunteers) 7th Louisiana Infantry on June 7,1861 at Camp Moore by Lt. N.W. Pope for war.Record show he was wounded at Battle of Chantilly (Sept 1,1862) and also at Sharpsburg (Sept 17,1863) Listed as absent sick on Mar/Apr 1863 roll. Returned to company July 1863.Captured November 7,1863 at Rappahannock. Name appears on a roll of POW's at Pt. Lookout Md dated November 1,1863.Paroled March 9,1864 at Pt. Lookout awaiting exchange. Exchanged March 10,1864.Taken prisoner May 12,1864 at Spotsylvania Va. Exchanged May 1,1865.Personal info from this source: He was born in Ireland, was a laborer by profession, was single, was age 29 at enlistment.

5
Higgins, Frank
Confederate 
Infantry 
5th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

6
Higgins, Frank
Confederate 
Infantry 
7th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

7
Higgins, G.
Confederate 
Infantry 
21st Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Kennedy's)

8
Higgins, George K.
Confederate 
Infantry 
13th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
George K. Higgins enlisted as a Private on September 11,1861 at Camp Moore La by Lt B. King for war in Captain Francis Lee Campbell's Company(Company "A" of the Governor's Guard)13th Regiment Louisiana Infantry*.
On June to October 1862 roll listed as absent sick at Chattanooga.
Wounded seriously on January 2,1863 at Murphreesboro. Captured at Stones River.
A reference card is in the file dated Oct 1863 referring to the Medal Of Honor (General Order # 131/3) for Battle of Murphreesboro)
http://www.amtour.net/downloadable/ConfederateMedalWinners.pdf
Confederate Medal of Honor Winners
Higgins George K. Pvt. B 13 Louisiana Infantry Murfreesboro,TN
12/31/1862-1/1-2/1863 Confederate Honor Roll
     
*This company subsequently became Company "B",13th Louisiana Infantry.

9
Higgins, H.
Confederate 
Infantry 
13th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

10
Higgins, J.
Confederate 
Infantry 
15th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

11
Higgins, James
Confederate 
Infantry 
18th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

http://members.tripod.com/j_richard/18th_roster_co.h.html  
COMPANY H. Confederate Guards (Orleans Parish): 18th Louisiana Infantry Regiment
Higgins, James, Pvt. Co. H, 18th La. Inf. En. Nov. 19, 1861, New Orleans. Rolls from Nov., 1861, to Feb., 1862, Present.

12
Higgins, James
Confederate 
-
1st Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Louisiana
Militia

13
Higgins, James
Confederate 
Infantry 
6th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

14
Higgins, John
Confederate 
Infantry 
10th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

15
Higgins, John
Confederate 
Infantry 
14th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

16
Higgins, John
Confederate 
-
Irish Regiment, Louisiana Militia

17
Higgins, John
Confederate 
Infantry 
7th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
John Higgins enlisted by Lt. N.W. Pope as a Private on June 7,1861 at Camp Moore La. in Captain J. Moore Wilson's Company (Sarsfield Rangers) 7th Regiment Louisiana Infantry Volunteers* for war. On Jan/Feb 1863 roll states he is at Wagon Yard. On May/Jun & Jul ?Aug 1863 roll listed at absent on detail at C.S.A. Hospital at Charlottesville Va (July 30 to Aug 4,1863.Appears as a nurse on August 12,1863 at a hospital in Winchester Va. having been detailed to stay with the wounded. Sept/Oct 1863 roll AWOL. Nov/Dec 1863 roll absent on detail. Jan/Feb 1864 roll states he transferred to the Navy (special order # 309/2).
Personal info given in this source:
Born Ireland, residence New Orleans, Occupation Laborer. Age 35 at enlistment. Single
* This company subsequently became Company "C" 7th Louisiana Infantry Regiment

18
Higgins, John
Confederate 
Infantry 
26th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

19
Higgins, John
Confederate 
Infantry 
10th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

20
Higgins, Joseph
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Nelligan's)

21
Higgins, Joseph
Confederate 
-
Stanley Guards, Company B, Louisiana Militia

22
Higgins, Joseph
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st Special Battalion, Louisiana Infantry (Rightor's)

23
Higgins, Joseph
Confederate 
Infantry 
21st Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Patton's)

24
Higgins, Joseph
Confederate 
Infantry 
6th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry 

From the files of Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Maryland
Joseph Higgins-6th Louisiana Regiment-Rank was Private- Company I-Date of death August,28,1864 buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick Maryland. 
http://mountolivetcemeteryinc.com/ 
Grave number 269 Confederate section
Plot: Section M # 52 Grave 8

Click Image to enlarge   Image showing old & new headstones

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Joseph Higgins enlisted as a Private June 4,1861 at Camp Moore in Captain Joseph Hanlon's Company 6th Regiment Louisiana Regiment* by Lt. Phifer for the war. Noted on Jul/Aug roll that he was wounded at Gaines Mills. Present on all rolls until he was wounded in Battle of Monacacy (Md) on July 9,1864 Compiled record states he was born in Ireland and was a Tinsmith by trade. Residence was given as New Orleans. He was 24 when he enlisted. He was single. Another document within this record, which list him as James Higgins, states that he was captured at Frederick Md on July 10,1864 and had a gun shot wound back of knee, leg amputated through lower thigh. Lists his death as July 28,1864.Notes that he was temporarily buried in Hospital Cemetery at Frederick Md. (Cemetery records state August,28,1864 as date of death)

*This company subsequently became Company "I" 6th Louisiana Infantry.

See information on other confederates buried at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, Maryland.

25
Higgins, M.
Confederate 
-
2nd Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Louisiana
Militia

26
Higgins, M.
Confederate 
-
British Guard Battalion, Louisiana Militia

27
Higgins, Michael
Confederate 
Infantry 
21st Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Patton's)

28
Higgins, N. B.
Confederate 
-
Maddox's Regiment, Louisiana Reserve Corps

29
Higgins, Owen
Confederate 
Artillery 
1st Regiment, Louisiana Heavy Artillery (Regulars)

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Owen Higgins enlisted by Lt. Agar as a Private on October 9,1861 in Company "H", 1st Regiment, Louisiana Heavy Artillery (Regulars) at New Orleans La. for 3 years service. He was mustered into the regiment on October 12.1861. Last on roll on Jan/Feb 1862 roll. No further record.

30
Higgins, P.
Confederate 
Infantry 
14th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

31
Higgins, Patrick
Confederate 
Infantry 
10th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Patrick Higgins enlisted as a Private on July 22,1861 Camp Moore La. in Captain R. M. Hewitt's Company 10th Regiment Louisiana Volunteers* by Lt Jno. G. Devereaux for war. Name appears on a list of wounded (in hand) in battle of Payne's farm and operations around Mine Run Va on November 27/28 1863.Present on all rolls until Jan/Feb 1864 roll where he is listed as absent on detail at hospital at Lynchburg Va. Given 60 day furlough to recover from thigh wound which occurred November 27,1863. Furlough notes his residence as Mobile Alabama. Admitted to hospital in Richmond Va on Jan 29,1864.
Personal details given in this record: Born Ireland, residence New Orleans, occupation of laborer, enlisted at age of 30,is married. Paroled in Virginia on April 19,1865. Parole gives the following information:
Age 28 -differs from other info given from this source, Fair complexion, brown hair,5 foot 4 inches tall, blue eyes.

*This company subsequently became Company "C",10 Louisiana Infantry (Hewitt Guards)

Source: Library of Virginia; Richmond, Virginia; Confederate Pension Rolls, Veterans and Widows
Name: Patrick Higgins Birth Year: abt 1823 Age: 77
Application Date: 11 Jun 1900 Application Type: Veteran
Application Place: Shenandoah, Virginia
- Extracted Information -
States he is a native of Ireland. Served in Company "C" 10th Louisiana Infantry, Resides in Mt. Jackson, Shenandoah County, Va, and has since the end of the war. Had received a wound in right thigh.

32
Higgins, Patrick
Confederate 
Infantry 
20th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

33
Higgins, Patrick
Confederate 
Infantry 
20th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

34
Higgins, Peter
Confederate 
Infantry 
9th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

35
Higgins, Richard
Confederate 
Infantry 
21st Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Kennedy's)

36
Higgins, Robert
Confederate 
Infantry 
13th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry 

 http://home.earthlink.net/~dawise/convet.htm
LIST OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS 
BURIED IN TULSA COUNTY, OKLAHOMA 
HIGGINS, Robert E. - Co. C, 13th Louisiana Infantry, C.S.A. Died 15 February 1909. Buried in an unmarked grave in Section 15, Block 409, Grave 3, Oaklawn  Cemetery, Tulsa. 

Service record from Louisiana Confederate Soldiers records 

Higgins, Robert, Pvt. Co. C, 13th La. Inf. En. Sept. 11, 1861, Camp Moore. Rolls from June, 1862, to Feb., 1863, Present. Roll for March and April, 1863, Detached with sappers and miners, temporarily, April 24, 1863. Rolls from May, 1864, to Feb., 1865, Present 


37
Higgins, S.
Confederate 
Artillery 
Washington Battalion, Louisiana Artillery

  http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Woods/3501/roster4.htm  
Roster - Fifth Company
as Enlisted March 6th, 1862

Higgins, Stanford - 2nd Corporal; 
   promoted to 1st Sergeant on November 17 1862; 
   died of fever at Eagleville on June 9, 1863

-Best Connection-

June 5,1862 edition of "The Index" reports
WASHINGTON ARTILLERY—(Co. 5).

On the 6th of April, Corporal Higgins of The Washington
Artillery, 5th company was wounded in hip by a spent ball.


38
Higgins, Thomas
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st Special Battalion, Louisiana Infantry (Wheat's)

39
Higgins, Thomas
Confederate 
Infantry 
2nd Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Thomas Higgins enlisted May 9,1861 as a Private in Company "B" 2nd Louisiana Infantry* at New Orleans for 1 year by Captain Jno. M. Gault.
On May/Jun 1862 roll he is listed as 5th Sergeant. On Nov/Dec 1862 roll lists his service is now for war. On Jan/Feb 1863 roll he is listed as 3rd Sergeant. On Mar/Apr 1863 roll he is 2nd Sergeant. On May/Jun 1863 roll he is listed as 4th Sergeant. On Sept/Oct 1863 is 3rd Sergeant since Oct 1,1863.Captured May 20,1864 at Spotsylvania Court House. Sent from Belle Plains Va to Point Lookout Md on May 23,1864. Transferred to Elmira N.Y. July 3,1864. Arrived July 6,1864.Paroled Feb. 9,1865 at Elmira N.Y.. Transferred to James River for exchange February 13,1865.

*This company successively designated as Company "B",Company "E", and Company "K",2nd Regiment Louisiana Infantry.

 40
Higgins, Tim
Confederate 
Infantry 
15th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

41
Higgins, Varley N.
Confederate 
Infantry 
12th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

- Not On NPS Listing-

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Wesley N. Higgins enlisted as a Musician on March 20,1863 in Company "I" (2nd),12th Louisiana Infantry Regiment by Colonel Scott at Port Hudson La for 3 years. Listed as absent sick in hospital since July 7,1863 on Jul/Aug 1863.Same thru Sept/Oct roll. It is noted on May/Jun 1864 roll it list him as absent sick, it is not known where he is. The Jul/Aug roll notes that he was discharged in August 1863.No further record this source.

42
Higgins, William
Confederate 
Infantry 
13th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
William Higgins , a Private in Company "A",13th Louisiana Infantry is listed on a roll of prisoners received at Military Prison at Louisville, Ky on December 8,1863 from Nashville Tn. He was captured at Missionary Ridge on November 25,1863.No further record this source

43
Higgins, William
Confederate 
Infantry 
6th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

44
Higgins, William
Confederate 
Infantry 
7th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
William H. Higgins enlisted as a Private in Captain W.D. Rickarby's Company (American Rifles)7th Regiment Louisiana Volunteers* on June 7, 1861 at Camp Moore Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana by Lt. Pope for the war. Sent from picket post on January 11,1862,sick, Convalescent until February 20,1862.Captured at Woodstock June 2,1862, sent to Fort Delaware and then exchanged at Aiken's Landing Va. on August 5,1862.Wounded November 11,1862.AWOL on rolls dated July thru December 1863.Listed as a deserter since July 5,1863 (document states 1862 but he was a POW at that time). Another record shows he was in Louisiana Hospital in Richmond Va on November 11,1862, also states he deserted December 8,1862.
No further record this source.

* This company subsequently became Company "G" 7th Louisiana Infantry

45
Higgins, William
Confederate 
Infantry 
6th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

46
Higgins, William
Confederate 
Cavalry 
1st Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry


http://tcc230.tripod.com/coDmusterroll.htm 
Higgins, William, Pvt. Co. D, 1st La. Cav. En. Sept. 12, 1861, Baton Rouge, La. Rolls from April, 1862, to Aug., 1862, Present. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War, Captured ----, Ky., July, 1862. Sent to Camp Chase, Ohio, Sept. ----, 1862. Forwd. to Johnson's Island, Ohio, Sept. 6, 1862. Recd. at Vicksburg. Miss., Nov. 22, 1862, for exchange. Exchanged from Str. Charm. near Vicksburg. Miss., Dec. 8, 1862. Roll for Jan. and Feb., 1863, Absent with wagons, having no horse. Rolls from March, 1863, to June, 1863, Present. Roll for Nov. and Dec., 1863, Absent. Captured ----, Ky., Aug., 1863. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War, Captured Irvine, Ky., July 31, 1863. Sent to Military Prison, Louisville, Ky., Aug. 3, 1863. Forwd. to Camp Chase, Ohio, Aug. 7, 1863. Transfd. to Ft. Delaware, March 4, 1864. Paroled Fort Delaware, Del., ----, 1864. Recd. at Vicksburg, Miss., March 7, 1865, for exchange. Exchanged Boulwares and Cox's Wharf, James River, Va., March 10-12, 1865


47
Higgins, Wm. R. K.
Confederate 
Infantry 
6th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

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