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                                                  PART 5

  This page: Maryland          Missouri          Mississippi 

from: http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/

Below and on following pages, 
you will find  2200+ Higgins who fought for North and South during our Civil War. If you link to them or have any information about their service record or family histories, please contact me


CONFEDERATE  FORCES  

MASSACHUSETTS 
None

MARYLAND  

    Also See
ON SITE Marylanders in the Confederate Forces 

U.S. Civil War Regimental Histories in the Library of Congress 
     Confederate Troops: Maryland
Infantry: 1st.
Cavalry: 1st.
Light Artillery: 1st.

More:
U.S. Civil War Regimental Histories

No. Soldier Name Side Function Regiment Name 
1
Higgins, Eugene
Confederate 
Infantry 
Weston's Battalion, Maryland Infantry

       Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in       Organizations From the State of Maryland. (NARA)

       Private, Company "B" Weston's Battalion, Maryland Infantry
Per special order # 210, Eugene Higgins is discharged by virtue of supplying a suitable substitute (J.W. Hollins) July 3, 1861.

2
Higgins, John P.
Confederate 
Infantry 
Weston's Battalion, Maryland Infantry

3
Higgins, William G.
Confederate 
Artillery 
1st Battery, Maryland Artillery

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
William G. Higgins enlisted September 8,1861 as a Private in Captain Richard Snowden Andrews' Company 1st Maryland (aka Flying Artillery) Battery, MacIntosh's Battalion*. Was enlisted at Brooks Station, Virginia by Captain Andrews for war. Last mention of his service is on Sept/Oct 1864 roll.
Remarks: "discharged by court of habeas corpus in Confederate States District Court - Judge Hallyburton" - (date unknown)

This Battalion was comprised of Batteries of various states.


MAINE 

None

MICHIGAN 

None

MINNESOTA 

None 
Top

MISSOURI 

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

Infantry: 5th.

Cavalry: 1st, 15th.

More: U.S. Civil War Regimental Histories

Also See Entries not on the NPS listings for Missouri 

No. Soldier Name Side Function Regiment Name 
1
Higgins, C. W.
Confederate 
Infantry 
6th Regiment, Missouri Infantry State Guard (8th Division)

Seems to be the same as #1
2
Higgins, Charles
Confederate 
Artillery 
1st Regiment, Missouri Artillery State Guard (8th Division)

 http://www.chrisanddavid.com/wilsonscreek/roles/SOLDIERSMSGHOSPITAL.html  

Hospital Returns for Wounded Soldiers of the Missouri State Guard printed 1/98 
Soldier's Name Page Number
* Cross referenced to Missouri State Guard Soldiers List
* HIGGINS, Charles W. 2 Age 22, Nativity/Residence: MO, Rank: 1st Lieutenant, 8th Division, 1st Artillery, Company A, Injury: Flesh wound in left buttock from grape shot, Admitted: 7/5/61, Remarks: Removed by friends 7/23/61, nearly well 
http://www.chrisanddavid.com/wilsonscreek/roles/SOLDIERSMSGE-K.html  
HIGGINS, Charles - See HIGGINS, Charles W. 
+ Cross referenced to Hospital Returns List 
+ HIGGINS, Charles W. - Company A, 6th Infantry & Company A, 1st Artillery, 8th Division, 2nd Lieutenant/1st Lieutenant, Born in KY, Residence: Lafayette County, MO, Age 22, Wounded 7/5/61 at the Battle of Carthage, MO "by a round of case of shot" 

3
Higgins, Charles W.
Confederate 
Artillery 
H. M. Bledsoe's Company, Missouri Light Artillery

Source: Compiled Confederate Service records (NARA)
Charles W. Higgins enlisted at Memphis Tennessee on April 21,1862 for 3 years or war in Hiram Miller Bledsoe's Company, of Palmer's* Battalion Missouri Light Artillery. Elected 1st Lieutenant. On the descriptive roll of this officer it states:
Age 22, Born in Kentucky. Remarks: Appointed from Missouri, entered service from Missouri State Guard as a 2nd Lieutenant on June 11,1861.Elected 1st Lei tenant December 21,1861 and appointed that rank in Confederate service. Compiled record shows service up to the 1st quarter of 1865.
Otherwise no further record of his service.

*This company served at different times with Palmer and Martin's Battalions of Reserve Artillery. These battalions were composed of batteries from various states which subsequently became independent commands.

4
Higgins, Dyas P.
Confederate 
Infantry 
2nd Regiment, Missouri Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service records (NARA)
Dyas P.Higgins, age 24,joined and enrolled as a Private on January 4,1862 in Company "H" 2nd Regiment, Missouri Infantry at Sprinfield, Missouri for 1 year service. Discharged by surgeon certificate August 18,1862.
Notes from record: Resident of Knob Noster,Johnson County, Missouri, Served in Co."H" Husrt's Regiment, 8th Division, Engaged in Battle of Carthage, Oak Hill, Lexington and Elk Horn. Left sick at Rienza Mississippi, May 1862. Since discharged as being unfit for duty.


5
Higgins, Dyas S.
Confederate 
Infantry 
2nd Regiment, Missouri Infantry

6
Higgins, G. D.
Confederate 
Infantry 
Clark's Regiment, Missouri Infantry

7
Higgins, Henry
Confederate 
Cavalry 
3rd Regiment, Missouri Cavalry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Henry Higgins joined for duty and enrolled August 11,1862 as a Private, at age 37, in Captain John Casey's Company of Greene's Regiment Missouri Volunteers*. He was enrolled for 3 years or war at Oregon County Missouri by Captain Chilton. No further record this source.

*This Company subsequently became Company "C" 3rd Missouri Cavalry.

8
Higgins, Isaac
Confederate 
Infantry 
10th Regiment, Missouri Infantry

9
Higgins, J. H.
Confederate 
Cavalry 
1st Regiment, Missouri Cavalry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
J.H. Higgins was a Private in Company "A" 1st Missouri Cavalry
The only record of this soldier is on a roll of Prisoners of War paroled between Jume 1 - 5, 1865 at Memphis, Tennessee.

10
Higgins, J. W.
Confederate 
Infantry 
8th Regiment, Missouri Infantry

11
Higgins, James S.
Confederate 
Infantry 
8th Regiment, Missouri Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
James S. Higgins enlisted, at age 29, as a Private in Company "H" Mitchell's* Regiment Missouri Infantry on August 27,1862 at McDonald County, Missouri. Was enlisted by M. W. Smith for 3 years or war. Personal description given as: Blue Eyes. Light Hair,5 ft 11 in tall, Fair complexion. Joined for duty and enroll at Washington County Arkansas on September 20,1862.Sent to hospital August 26,1863. On Jan/Feb 1864 roll he is listed as Musician of the 8th Mo. Infantry. Name appears on a roll of prisoners of war from Company "A" 8th Missouri Infantry who surrendered at New Orleans, Louisiana on May 26,1865 and paroled at Alexandria Louisiana on June 7,1865.

  * Regiment subsequently became 8th Regiment Missouri Infantry.


12
Higgins, Jo M.
Confederate 
Cavalry 
5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Jo M. Higgins enlisted as a Private August 18,1862 in Company "F" of Gordon's Regiment* Missouri Cavalry at Johnson County Missouri. Enlisted by Colonel Cockrell for 3 years or war.

* This company subsequently became Company "F" 5th Missouri Cavalry.
Also known as 1st Missouri Cavalry and also as Shelby's Regiment Missouri Cavalry.

13
Higgins, John
Confederate 
Cavalry 
1st Northeast Regiment, Missouri Cavalry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
John Higgins enrolled, at age 25, as a Private in Captain Wurton P. Wills' Company "D" 1st Northeast Missouri Cavalry Regiment on July 22,1862 at Monroe County, Missouri for 1 year service. Enrolled by Colonel Porter. States he was mustered in on August 3,1862 and notes he is a prisoner at St. Louis.

14
Higgins, John
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, Missouri Infantry

see previous service

Transferred into (New) company "C" from 2nd regiment Confederate Infantry.
On Sept/Oct 1862 roll listed as absent on detached duty as an orderly at General Bowen's Headquarters. Later listed as being in Company "G" upon consolidation. Total length of detached duty was from January 1, 1863 to February 28, 1863. No further record


15
Higgins, John
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st/4th Consolidated Regiment, Missouri Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
John Higgins, a native of Chicago, Illinois (resident of Memphis Tn at time of enlistment and a laborer by trade, enlisted at age 23 ,at Memphis Tennessee, as a Private on August 10,1861 in Company "C" 1st Missouri Infantry for 3 years service. (later in Company "G" when the 1st & 4th regiment were consolidated)
On Nov/Dec 1962 roll he is listed as absent on detail as an orderly and courier. Captured (July 4,1863) and paroled at Vicksburg, MS on July 6,1863 On Jul/Aug 1863 roll is is listed as sick in hospital at Demopolis, Alabama. Listed in 1st Mississippi C.S.A. hospital at Jackson, Ms on August 25, 1863 and returned to duty on September 3, 1863. Back with company on Nov/Dec 1863 roll. Killed on skirmish line near Atlanta, Georgia on August 19,1864.

16
Higgins, John S.
Confederate 
Infantry 
8th Regiment, Missouri Infantry

17
Higgins, John W.
Confederate 
Infantry 
10th Regiment, Missouri Infantry

18
Higgins, Thomas
Confederate 
Infantry 
5th Regiment, Missouri Infantry

19
Higgins, Thomas P.
Confederate 
Infantry 
5th Regiment, Missouri Infantry

 http://home.usmo.com/~momollus/FranCoCW/Confederate.htm  

Source: "The Centennial Biographical Directory of Franklin County, MO", by Keil, c 1925 Soldiers of the Confederate Army from Franklin County, Missouri
Higgins, Thomas P. Pvt, Co. E 5th MO Inf. CSA

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Thomas P. Higgins, a native of Ireland, enlisted, at age 40, as a Private December 14,1861 in Company "E" 5th Missouri Infantry at St. Clair County, Mo. for war. Records state he was a resident of Cedar P.O., Franklin County, Missouri. Left sick at Memphis Tennessee on April 12,1862.
No further record this source.

20
Higgins, Timothy
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, Missouri Infantry

21
Higgins, Timothy
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st/4th Consolidated Regiment, Missouri Infantry

Same soldier as # 20 above

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Timothy Higgins enlisted as a Private June 25, 1861 at New Orleans, La in Company "A", 1st Missouri Infantry for war ( Consolidated November, 1,1862 into 1st & 4th Consolidated Infantry Regiment). He was enlisted by Captain J,K, Sprague. The Jul/Aug 1863 roll states he was captured at Battle of Baker's Creek on May 16, 1863 (Champion Hill is also noted as place of capture). His name is on a list of prisoners sent to Memphis, Tn on May 25, 1863. He was then sent to Camp Morton, Indiana and then to Fort Delaware on June 22, 1863. Sent from Fort Delaware to City Point Va for exchange. Name appears on a list, dated August 1,1863, of prisoners who were discharged and joined U.S. Service. Record states he was mustered into Captain George W. Ahls Heavy Artillery on July 27, 1863.
See
http://www.destateparks.com/fdsp/ahlsbat.asp

Civil War pension records show Catherine Higgins received a widow's pension September 4,1890 for her husbands service. She filed for the pension in New York. Her husband, Timothy Higgins, served as a Private in Ahl's Battery, Delaware Heavy Artillery

Same soldier as
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mjhiggins/n-cw1a-2.htm#de
20 - Higgins, T. - Union - Ahl's Battery, Delaware Heavy Artillery

22
Higgins, Timothy A.
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st/4th Consolidated Regiment, Missouri Infantry

23
Higgins, William W.
Confederate 
Cavalry 
Williams' Regiment, Missouri Cavalry 

Not on the NPS Listing Above for Missouri

http://mo21infantry.tripod.com/21codpriv.htm  
21st Missouri Volunteer infantry
Privates of Company D

Company was mustered into service at Canton, Lewis County State of Missouri, the First day of February 1862 for the period of three years or during the war.
Name Rank Age Description-ht hair-eye-comp M or S Occupation Nativity Residence Enlisted Date Mustered in When Where By Whom Remarks  

Higgins, Martin Private 44 5' 5" brown blue fair M
Farmer Galway Co., Ireland Knox Co., MO 15 July 1861 1 Feb 1862 Canton, MO Lt E Moore Discharged disability 30 Oct 1862 



MISSISSIPPI 

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

Infantry: 3rd (see Notes below), 6th, 11th, 12th, 16th, 17th, 20th, 21st, 27th
              30th, 34th, 43rd, 45th (see Notes below).

Cavalry: 1st, 12th, Jeff Davis Legion (see Notes below).

Notes
3rd Infantry: The Misssissippi 3rd Infantry Regiment was formally organized in October 1861 and merged with the 31st and 40th Infantry Regiments in 1865 to form the Misssissippi 3rd Infantry Regiment, Consolidated. See Stewart Sifakis, Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Mississippi (New York: Facts on File, 1995), pp. 74-76; H. Grady Howell, Jr., To Live and Die in Dixie: A History of the Third Mississippi Infantry, C.S.A. (Jackson, MS: Chickasaw Bayou Press, 1991), pp. 63-65.

45th Infantry: The Mississippi 45th Infantry Regiment was originally organized as the 3rd Infantry Battalion (known as "Hardcastle's" from its commander, Aaron R. Hardcastle) in 1861, which became the 33rd Infantry Regiment in 1862. The regiment was renamed the 45th Mississippi Infantry in 1863. See Sifakis, pp. 73, 136-137.

Jeff Davis Legion: This unit was originally established as the 2nd Mississippi Cavalry Battalion, consisting of three companies from Mississippi and one from Alabama, in October 1861. With the addition of companies from Alabama and Georgia, the unit was renamed the Jeff Davis Legion later that year. See Sifakis, p. 60.

More: U.S. Civil War Regimental Histories


No. Soldier Name Side Function Regiment Name 
1
Higgins, A. J. H.
Confederate 
Cavalry 
3rd Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry (Ashcraft's)

Source: Texas State Library and Archives Commission; Austin, Texas; Confederate Pension Applications
Name: A J Higgins Pension File Number: 22660
Application Date: 5 May 1913 Application Place: Rockwall, Texas
Birth Year: abt 1846 Birth Place: Mississippi Age: 67
Application Type: Veteran
Extracted Info: Applicant has lived in Texas for 44 years,and specifically in Fate, Texas for 32 years.
Served in Company "K" of Ashcroft's regiment (Mississippi Cavalry)
He died in the home of his daughter Mrs. A.J. Mason at Farmersville, Collin County, Texas on March 2nd, 1926.

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Mississippi.
A.J.H. Higgins enlisted February 13, 1864 at Manetta (sp?) Mississippi for 2 years service. Unit later designated Company "C" Ashcroft's 3rd Battalion Mississippi Cavalry. He was 17 years old, 5 ft 9 in tall, Datk eyes, Dark hair, dark complexion. Occupation given as farmer.
He was mustered into service on May 4, 1864 at Tupelo, Mississippi.

Death Certificate lists Andrew Jackson Higgins and Sarah Sauters as this soldier's parents. (Differs from census data)

http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/h/i/g/Gregory-S-Higgins/PDFGENE2.pdf
19. ANDREW JACKSON6 HIGGINS, JR. (ANDREW JACKSON5, ALBERT J.
4, JOHN3, PHILEMON2, HIGGINS1) was born 1846 in Mississippi, and died 01 Mar 1926 in Collin County, Farmersville, Texas. He married ELIZABETH SAWYER 18 Jul 1863 (Source: AJ Higgins, Sr. Family Bible.), daughter of DRURY SAWYER and SARAH ROZELL. She was born 24 May 1842 in Tishomingo County, Mississippi, and died 24 Jan 1922 in Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, Texas.

HIGGINS-ANDREW-J-33-M-W-AL-MS-TISHOMINGO-1860
Image 1 & 2
1850; Census Place: Southern Division, Tishomingo, Mississippi; Roll: M432_382; Page: 125B; Image: 260
Name Age

Andrew J Higgins 33
Nancy A Higgins 35
Mary M Higgins 13
Wm M Higgins 12
Martha J Higgins 10
David M Higgins 8
Nancy A Higgins 6
Andrew J Higgins 4
Catherine E Higgins 1

HIGGINS-ANDREW-J-44-M-W-AL-MS-TISHOMINGO-HICKREY_PLAINS-1860
1860; Census Place: , Tishomingo, Mississippi; Roll: M653_593; Page: 320; Image: 326
Name Age

Andrew J Higgins 44
Nancy M Higgins 45
David M Higgins 17
Nancy A Higgins 15
Andrew J Higgins 14

2
Higgins, A.T.
Confederate 
Artillery 
14th Battalion, Mississippi Light Artillery

3
Higgins, A.T.
Confederate 
Artillery 
Merrin's Battery, Mississippi Light Artillery
   Same as #4 Higgins, Adrian T

4
Higgins, Adrian T.
Confederate 
Artillery 
Merrin's Battery, Mississippi Light Artillery

Same soldier as # 3 Higgins, A.T.

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Adrian T. Higgins enlisted May 15,1862 as a Private in Captain J.M. Mc Clendon's Battery Mississippi Light Artillery*. He was enlisted by Major M.S. Ward at Grenada, Ms for 3 years service. Name appears on a roll of prisoners of war at Camp Morton, Indiana sent to Fort Delaware June 22,1863. Received at Fort Delaware on June 22,1863 and sent to Point Lookout Maryland. Received there on June 26,1863. Lists his date of capture as May 18,1863. On July/Aug 1864 roll as absent "escaped prisoner-now AWOL since June 1,1864". Listed on roll ending October 31,1864 as absent since September 20,1864.
No further record this source.

* Previously known as Company "C" 14th Battalion Mississippi Light Artillery and known after August 19,1864 as Captain F.M. Merrin's Battery Mississippi Light Artillery

-Confirmation that this is same person needed-
Mississippi Marriages
Name: ADRIAN T. HIGGINS Spouse: EMILY V. POWELL
Marriage Date: 29 Jul 1864 County:Yalobusha State:MS

5
Higgins, C.
Confederate 
Infantry 
41st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Mississippi (NARA)
Charles Higgins enlisted at Marion Station on May 20, 1863 as a Private in (New) Company "C", 41st Mississippi Infantry for 3 years or war. Wounded at battle of Chickamauga, September 20,1863. Died October October 6, 1863 at Gate City Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia.


6
Higgins, D. H.
Confederate 
Cavalry 
Davenport's Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry (State Troops)

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
D. H. Higgins enlisted as a Private July 5,1863 in Company "B" Davenport's Battalion Mississippi State Troops* for war. Enlisted by W. P. Pardue at Itawamba County.

* Subsequently became Company "B" 6th Regiment Mississippi on September 8,1863.

7
Higgins, Daniel
Confederate 
Artillery 
1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Daniel Higgins enlisted on March 29,1862 as a Private in Company "E" 1st Regiment Mississippi Light Artillery* at Providence by J.M. Berry for war. On Sept/Oct 1862 roll is listed as absent on sick furlough from Oct 7,1862. On Jan/Feb roll is listed as absent on detached service. Captured and paroled by enemy February 26,1863.Captured at Vicksburg July 4,1863 and sent to Memphis on July 20,1863.
This note is in file- "These prisoners were paroled, went outside of the lines with their command, deserted and came back" .

* Original name of organization, when Daniel enlised, was Company "E" Wither's Regiment Light Artillery Mississippi Volunteers

8
Higgins, Daniel M.
Confederate 
Infantry 
26th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

http://www.rootsweb.com/~mscivilw/26th/26thmscok.htm 
Higgins Daniel M. Pvt Pvt 2nd Sgt. D. M. Higgins paroled at Vicksburg

9
Higgins, David M.
Confederate 
Infantry 
26th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry 

http://www.rootsweb.com/~mscivilw/26th/26thmscok.htm 
Higgins David M. Pvt Pvt 2nd Sgt. D.M. Higgins paroled at Vicksburg. Enlisted August 16, 1861 Iuka MS. Was in Co. K 32nd MS.[2] 

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Mississippi (NARA)
David** M. Higgins enlisted, at Iuka, Mississippi, at the age of 18, as a Private in Captain Tulley F. Parker's Company** of Reynold's Regiment of Mississippi Volunteers on August 16, 1861 for 3 years or war.His residence is given as Ryanville, Itawamba, Mississippi. His occupation is listed as a farmer.On Nov?Dec 1862 roll listed as 1st Corporal. Attached to 32nd Mississippi as of March 31, 1862. Sent to hospital at Vicksburg, Mississippi May 15, 1862. Captured and paroled July 8, 1863. Rank at time of capture is 2nd Sergeant. Declared exchanged June 27, 1864 Listed as Absent Without Leave since June 1, 1864.
David M. Higgins name appears on a register of Yendall Hospital at Meridan Mississippi, having been admitted on April 4, 1865.
* Original name of unit he joined is Company "G" Marietta Rifles 26th Mississippi Infantry. He transferred to Company "K" 26th Mississippi Volunteers on November 26, 1861.
** Also listed as Daniel M. Higgins in service file.

10
Higgins, David M.
Confederate 
Infantry 
32nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Same as #9 David M Higgins above

 http://www.rootsweb.com/~mscivilw/32msg-m.htm 
32nd Mississippi Infantry Regiment 
David M. Higgens Co. K 1st Cpl. Enlisted August 16, 1861 Iuka, Mississippi Jan. and Feb. 1863 Transferred by order of Gen. Bragg to their old command the 26th Miss. Regt. Jan. 10, 1863.

11
Higgins, Francis M.
Confederate 
Cavalry 
8th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry

12
Higgins, Francis M.
Confederate 
-
2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisan Rangers

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Francis M. Higgins enlisted as a Private November 9,1862 in Company "B", Colonel J.G. Ballentine's Regiment of Cavalry* for three years or war. Captured at Oxford, Miss. December 2,1862,paroled December 20,1862 and sent to Jackson. Notes of this capture states he was 22 years old, a resident of Carroll County, Louisiana. he was 6 foot 1 inch tall, Brown
eyes, dark complexion. States he was captured at Hurricane Creek Bridge Mississippi. On June 1863 roll it notes that he was absent, detailed by the surgeon to nurse his sick father near Canton Mississippi on June 3,1863.Still on above detail on August roll. Same on roll through February 1864.On Sept/Oct 1863 roll notes he is in Hospital at Okolona Mississippi.
*In confederate records this company was designated the 2nd Regiment Mississippi Partisans.

13
Higgins, George W.
Confederate 
Infantry 
3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry  

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Mississippi (NARA)

George W. Higgins enlisted November 13, 1861 at Vicksburg, Mississippi for 1 year service as a Private in Company "C" 33rd Mississippi Infantry*.
On May/Jun 1862 roll listed as absent, at home, recovering from wounds received at battle of Shiloh. On Mar/Apr 1864 roll listed as present.
He was paroled from company "F" 8th Battalion Mississippi Infantry on May 1, 1865 at Greensboro, North Carolina.
*This company subsequently became Company "C" 3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry about November 1861 which later became Company "C" 45th Mississippi Infantry in November 1862 and in 1864 it was again named 3rd Battalion Mississippi Infantry. About April 9, 1865, upon consolidation, name was changed to Company "F" 8th Battalion Mississippi Infantry

http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A06393/002.pdf 
On July 31,1909,George W. Higgins, a resident of Florida since Nov 27,1881, filed for a pension in  Citrus County Florida for his service in Company "C" of the 3rd Mississippi Infantry C.S.A..
His application states he was born in Newberry S.C. on July 5th 1838. 
He enlisted at Vicksburg Mississippi on November 13,1861.
On an application filed on Jan 22,1904,at the age of 65, he stated his Confederate service as; That he enlisted November 13,1861 and re-enlisted Feb 9,1864 in Captain Nunn's Company of the County of Noxubee in the state of Mississippi. He states he was shot in the head, through the left ear, at the battle of Nashville Tennessee. He states that his hearing has never fully recovered from that wound. He also notes that he was shot through the calf of the right leg at the Battle of Shiloh.
He was discharged in April 1865 at Greensboro N.C. 

Links to other pension images:
http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A06393/003.pdf 
http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A06393/004.pdf 
http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A06393/005.pdf 
http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A06393/006.pdf 
http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A06393/007.pdf 
http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A06393/008.pdf 
http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A06393/009.pdf 

Census findings
HIGGINS GEORGE W 62 M W SC FL CITRUS FLORAL CITY 1900 

HIGGINS G W 73 M W SC FL CITRUS FLORAL CITY 1910 

14
Higgins, I. J.
Confederate 
Cavalry 
11th Consolidated Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry

15
Higgins, I. J.
Confederate 
Infantry 
31st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
I. J. Higgins enlisted as a Private May 6,1862 at Sereptha Ms. in Company "D" 31st Mississippi Infantry (Originally Orr's Battalion) for 3 years by Colonel J.A. Orr. On May/Jun 1863 roll he is listed as 5th Sergeant. Is present on all rolls through December 1863. After that date no further record

16
Higgins, Isaac
Confederate 
Infantry 
4th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

17
Higgins, J B
Confederate 
Cavalry 
8th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
J.B. Higgins enlisted as a Private on August 17,1863 at Concord, Mississippi in Captain C.W. Johnson's company*,Duff's Battalion for 3 years service by Major W.L. Duff. Other pages state he was enlisted by Capt Johnson. On roll ending May 11,1864 it lists him as AWOL since April 25,1864.No further record.

* This company subsequently became Company "C" 8th Mississippi Infantry.

18
Higgins, J H 
Confederate 
Infantry 
4th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Mississippi (NARA)
James H**. Higgins enlisted as a Private on November 16, 1861 for 1 year service at Fort Henry in Company "A" 4th Mississippi Infantry. Captured at Fort Donelson February 16, 1862. Died of pneumonia May 3*, 1862 at hospital at Camp Morton, Indiana. Buried at that time at Greenlawn Cemetery. Later moved to Crown Hill Cemetery.
* other notes in file state date of death as May 6, 1862
** Is listed as James L. Higgins on some pages in file and also in Rachel Higgins' (widow) letter asking for his back pay.

http://www.indianainthecivilwar.com/prisoners/indy/confed-hij.htm  

Confederate Burials in Section 32 of Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana
http://www.crownhill.org/cemetery/index.html 

NAME MILITARY UNIT DATE OF DEATH ST. 
HIGGINS, J. H. A, 4th Inf. May 6, 1862 MS 

19
Higgins, J M
Confederate 
Infantry 
7th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

20
Higgins, J. N.
Confederate 
Infantry 
4th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

21
Higgins, J. W.
Confederate 
Artillery 
14th Battalion, Mississippi Light Artillery
 
Same soldier as 22 Higgins, J.W.
  (Company "C") Merrin's Battery, Mississippi Light Artillery

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
J. W. Higgins enlisted as a Private in Captain J.M. McClendons Company* (No.3)Ward's Battalion, Light Artillery on may 15,1862 at Grenada, Mississippi for 3 years by Major Ward. Listed as absent sick since September 25,1862 on Sept/Oct 1862 roll. Listed as AWOL since December 24,1862 on Nov/Dec 1862 roll. Captured at Vicksburg, Ms on July 4,1863.Listed as paroled at Vicksburg Mississippi when half of the organization was captured, paroled and exchanged. Listed on roll of paroled soldiers at Parole Camp at Demopolis, Alabama April 1864.No further record this source.

*This company subsequently became Company "C" 14th Battalion Mississippi Light Artillery. also known as Ward's Battalion, Light Artillery.

22
Higgins, J. W.
Confederate 
Artillery 
Merrin's Battery, Mississippi Light Artillery

23
Higgins, James
Confederate 
Infantry 
17th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

24
Higgins, James
Confederate 
Infantry 
31st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
James Higgins enlisted as a Private on March 19,1862 in Company "K", Orr's Regiment Mississippi Volunteer's* for three years service by Colonel J.A. Orr at Ellistown Pontotoc County Ms. Died of Diarrhea on September 11,1862 at Lamar Mississippi. Records state his widows name was Sarah.

* This company subsequently became Company "K" 31st Mississippi Infantry.

-Closest census match-
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mspontot/census/1860_census/654.HTM
CENSUS YR: 1860 TERRITORY: MS COUNTY: Pontotoc DIVISION: Popular Spring REEL NO: 590 PAGE NO: 654 -REFERENCE: page 170 August 7, 1860
LN-HN-FN-LAST NAME-FIRST NAME-AGE-SEX-RACE-OCCUP.-REAL VAL.-PERS VAL.- BIRTHPLACE- MRD.-SCH.-R/W-DDB
20 1110 1110 Higgins James 39 M Farmer 300 Ga X
21 1110 1110 Higgins Sarah 39 F SC X
22 1110 1110 Higgins Wm H. 14 M Miss
23 1110 1110 Higgins Nancy C. 10 F Miss
24 1110 1110 Higgins John S. 8 M Miss
25 1110 1110 Higgins Susan M. 6 M Miss
26 1110 1110 Higgins James P. 2 M Miss
27 1110 1110 Higgins Joel 6/12 M Miss

25
Higgins, James B.
Confederate 
-
2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisan Rangers

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
James B. Higgins enlisted for 3 years or war as a Private in Company "B" Captain J. G. Ballentine's Regiment of Cavalry (later designated as 2nd Regiment Mississippi Partisan Rangers) on November 9,1862 near Abbeville, Ms. Captured December 2,1862 at Oxford and paroled December 9, 1862 and sent to Jackson. Back with regiment on May/Jun 1863 roll. Left sick on the march June 3,1863 near Canton Ms. On Sept/Oct 1863 roll, listed as in hospital near Okolona Ms. (other papers in file but are listed as Joseph B. Higgins and not included here) (see soldier # 33)

26
Higgins, James M.
Confederate 
Infantry 
16th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Mississippi (NARA)
James Higgins enlisted at Woodville as a Private on March 15, 1862 in Company "K" 16th Mississippi Infantry for 2 years service. Wounded at Sharpsburg Md, September 17, 1862 and is at hospital there. Name appears on a parole of prisoners, issued by the Provost Marshal, Army of the Potomac, dated September 27,1862. Name appears on a list, dated October 27,1862, of prisoners transported to Baltimore, Md, from Frederick, Md. Later paroled and delivered to Aiken's Landing, Virginia for exchange. On Nov/Dec 1862 roll is absent on 40 day furlough at his home, having been wounded at Sharpsburg. Furlough began November 11, 1862. Furlough was extended and ended on February 6, 1863. Service length extended for the war. On May/Jun 1863 roll he has been detailed as a Commissary Clerk for the regiment. On Nov/Dec 1863 roll states he is absent and has been detailed as Post Commissary Clerk at Mt. Carmel, Mississippi.
Name appears on a list of Prisoners of war that surrendered May 4, 1865 and paroled at Jackson, Mississippi on May 14, 1865.

File states his residence as Wilkinson County, Mississippi.

- Webmaster's Findings -

Mississippi Marriages
Name: James M. Higgins Spouse: Sarah A. B. Smith
Marriage Date: 5 Nov 1851 County: Wilkinson

HIGGINS J M 39 M W LA MS WILKINSON WOODVILLE P O 1870
J M Higgins 39
Sarah A B Higgins 36
James M Higgins 16
Annie E Higgins 14
Frances A Higgins 9
Elizabeth M Higgins 9
Henry F Higgins 5
Eleanor P Higgins 3
Alfred Higgins 9/12

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

James M HIGGINS Self M Male W 49 LA Farmer LA LA
Sarah A HIGGINS Wife M Female W 46 MS Keeping House NC MS
Annie E HIGGINS Dau S Female W 20 MS At Home LA MS
Francis A. HIGGINS Son S Male W 19 MS Works On Farm LA MS
Bessie E. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 19 MS At Home LA MS
Henry T HIGGINS Son S Male W 15 MS Works On Farm LA MS
Eleanor P. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 13 MS At Home LA MS
Alice M HIGGINS Dau S Female W 7 MS LA MS
Alfred P HIGGINS Son S Male W 10 MS Works On Farm LA MS
Zkate E. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 1 LA LA MS
Source Information:
Census Place Ans Eaux Pailles, St. Landry, Louisiana
Family History Library Film 1254470
NA Film Number T9-0470 Page Number 412C


1890 Veterans Census Schedule*
Veteran's Name: James M Higgins
Home in 1890 (Township, County, State): Bellone and Prairie Laurent, St Landry, Louisiana Year enlisted: 1862 Year discharged: 1865 Rank: Private
Refers to his service in 16th Mississippi.
* Name written and crossed out because he was a Confederate, and census was for Union Veterans only

http://files.usgwarchives.org/la/stlandry/cemeteries/bellevue.txt
Bellvue Union Church Cemetery, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana
James M. Higgins - Co. K 16 Miss. Inf. CSA
Sarah Ann Smith - w/o James Marshall Higgins 4 Oct 1835 - 2 Jan 1921
Alfred "Pat" Higgins - 14 Feb 1870 - 11 Sept 1959
Elizabeth Mariah Higgins - (Bessie) w/o Zenon Boutte 29 May 1861 - 16 Apr 1939

................

Not on NPS list
http://www.beauvoir.org/vetslist.html#H
Name Regiment B/D Dates County
Higgins, Jesse* Co. I, 28th MS Inf. - 09/21/1928 Tate
  (*) Denotes burial in Beauvoir Cemetery

http://www.rootsweb.com/~mstate/cw-p.html
CSA Pension Applications From Tate Co, MS
 Higgins, Jessie

.....................

27
Higgins, John
Confederate 
Infantry 
4th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

Same soldier as # 28 Higgins, John below

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
John Higgins enlisted at age 20 as a private in W.B. Hale's Company of 4th Regiment Mississippi Infantry (Company "A") on August 24,1861 at Grenada Ms by General West for 1 years service. Listed as absent, sick, on Aug-Oct 1862 roll. States he was sent from Ft. Henry sick and that he is now in the 15th Mississippi Infantry.

28
Higgins, John
Confederate 
Infantry 
15th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
John Higgins enlisted as a Private in Company "I" 15th Regiment Mississippi Volunteers on August 24,1861 for 1 year service. Enlisted by Colonel Drake at Trenton Tennessee. Present on all rolls until February 4,1864 when he was detailed, by special order, as a wagon driver.

29
Higgins, John
Confederate 
Infantry 
25th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Mississippi (NARA)
John Higgins enlisted at the age of 23 as a Private in Captain Benjamin O'Haver's Company, Martin's Regiment of Volunteers* at Memphis, Tennessee on Augyst 10, 1861 for 3 years or war.

* Company also became Company "F" 25th Mississippi Infantry and later became Company "F" 2nd regiment Confederate Infantry. When it disbanded it was consolidated with Company "K" 2nd regiment Confederate Infantry which disbanded May 8, 1862 and became (New) Company "C" 1st Missouri Infantry.

continued service at 14 - Higgins, John - 1st Regiment, Missouri Infantry

-NOT ON NPS LISTING-

John J, Higgins
32nd Mississippi Infantry

On April 2nd, 1906,in Polk County, Florida, Sallie Elizabeth Higgins, born in Winston County, Mississippi, a resident of Florida for 25 years, applied for a Confederate widows pension for her husband's Civil War service. http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A12692/002.pdf 
Her husband, John J, Higgins, according to her application served since 1861 in Company "C" 32nd Mississippi, also known as "Mississippi Rebels"* which she states they were assigned to Bragg's Division and remained so until the end of the war.
The application mentions service for a short time in the Noxubee Rifles. She stated that she and he were married Oct 23,1859 in Winston County North Carolina. Her husband died at Winter Haven Florida in March of 1906.
John J. Higgins applied for his pension June 24,1902 http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A12692/008.pdf at the age of 73. He states he was born Dec 2,1829 in Newberry, South Carolina. He notes he is suffering from rheumatism. He was then a resident of Hernando County, Florida. He stated that he enlisted Jan 12,1861 in the 32nd Mississippi.
States he took part in the battle of Atlanta Georgia about Jul 27,1864 and was wounded in the head which made him unfit for service for about 40 days.
Surrendered on or about the last day of April 1865 in Raleigh North Carolina.
(other than the application, no verification is found of his service) 
  Other image links for their pensions;
  http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A12692/003.pdf 
   http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A12692/004.pdf 
   http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A12692/005.pdf 
   http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A12692/006.pdf 
   http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A12692/007.pdf 
   http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A12692/009.pdf 
   http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A12692/010.pdf 
   http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A12692/011.pdf
 

More info on regiment http://www.32ndmississippiinfantry.com/History.html  
*this site http://www.mississippiscv.org/MS_Units/32nd_MS_Inf.htm  
    refers to the regiment as "Tishomingo Rebels" 
Census Scan  HIGGINS JOHN J 71 M W SC FL HERNANDO PROVIDENCE 1900 


NPS LISTING continued

30
Higgins, John J.
Confederate 
Infantry 
3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)

John J. Higgins enlisted November 13,1861 at Vicksburg Ms. for 12 months in Company "C" 3rd Battalion Mississippi Infantry by Lt. A.B. Hardcastle.
He is listed as a 1st lt. On Nov/Dec 1862 roll he is listed as Captain of Company "C" 45th Mississippi Infantry (which the 3rd Battalion became in Nov 1862).His name appears on roll of Company "F" same regiment as well as Company "C" 33rd Mississippi Infantry (various name changes for same organization). Files states he was elected Major on Nov 27,1862.
Name appears on a list of men paroled at Macon Mississippi in May 1865.

31
Higgins, John W.
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Johnston's)

32
Higgins, John W.
Confederate 
Infantry 
3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

33
Higgins, Joseph B.
Confederate 
-
2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisan Rangers
  Most likely same soldier as # 25 above

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Within the file of James B. Higgins (# 25 above) are listed papers referring to a Joseph B. Higgins Company "B", Captain J.G. Ballentine's Regiment of Cavalry (later designated as 2nd Regiment Mississippi Partisan Rangers). It list his residence as Carroll County Louisiana. His age is listed as 52 years, 6 foot 3 inches tall, dark complexion, States he was captured near Hurricane Creek Bridge Ms. Name is written as Joseph B. Higgins on his parole. Webmasters note: Appears that the shortened version of James (Jas) may have been mistaken for the shortened version of Joseph (Jos.) by copyist.

34
Higgins, M.
Confederate 
Infantry 
48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

35
Higgins, M. O.
Confederate 
Cavalry 
1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry

36
Higgins, Marshall
Confederate 
Infantry 
12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry   

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Marshall Higgins enlisted on March 9,1862 as a Private in Captain Wilson's Company "G" 12th Mississippi Infantry at Natchez for three years service by Captain Wilson . He was wounded May 31,1862 at the battle of Seven Pines. He died June 14th,1862 at Richmond Virginia.
Personal info from this record:
Born in Mississippi, age 18,Fair complexion, Blue eyes, Light hair, Height 5ft 8 in. By profession he was a mechanic

http://www.natchezbelle.org/adams-ind/fenc.htm 
DIED FROM WOUNDS RECEIVED IN BATTLE 
Marshal Higgins, wounded Seven Pines, May 31st,died June 5th, 1862. 
AKA - Private M.A. Higgins Co. G - 12th Mississippi Regiment

37
Higgins, Moses
Confederate 
Cavalry 
4th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Moses Higgins enlisted for 3 years at Port Gibson on June 4,1862 in Company "C" 4th Mississippi Cavalry by Captain Magruder. Muster roll states he is 32 years old, a native of Claiborne County and a farmer by profession. He enlisted when the name of company was Company "A" Hughes Battalion C.S. Cavalry. Deserted December 5, 1862.

38
Higgins, Moses
Confederate 
Cavalry 
Hughes' Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Moses Higgins enlisted June 14,1862 at the age of 32 as a Private in Company "A" Hughes' Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry*. States he was a resident of Port Gibson, Claiborne County, Mississippi for 3 years or war. He was enlisted by Captain Magruder. He listed his profession as Farmer.
He deserted December 15,1862.

* Subsequently became Company "C",4th Regiment Mississippi Cavalry.

39
Higgins, Moses B.
Confederate 
Infantry 
29th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Moses B. Higgins enlisted at age 24 as a Private in Company "F" 29th Mississippi Infantry (Previously known as Captain James M. Hampton's Company Mississippi Volunteers) on March 6,1862 at Pittsboro Ms. for 3 years or war by Colonel J.A. Orr. Detailed as Teamster August 26,1862. He was captured at Chickamauga Georgia on September 19 or 20,1863 and forwarded to Military Prison Louisville Kentucky on October 1,1863.Sent to Camp Douglas on October 2,1863 and arrived there on Oct 4. Illinois released on Oath Of Allegiance on June 13,1865.
Personal Info from his oath of Allegiance;
Place of residence-Calhoun County, MS, Fair complexion, Light hair, Blue eyes,5 ft 8 inches tall.

His widow filed for a Confederate pension in Texas in 1915
Claimant Name-Application Number-County-Husband-Husband's Application Number
Higgins, Rose A. , 31714 Eastland , Higgins, Moses Brasher

HIGGINS MOSES 22 M W LA MS CALHOUN BIG CRK 1860
Name Age
Moses Higgins 22
Easter Higgins 61
Susan Higgins 25

HIGGINS MOSES 33 M W LA MS CALHOUN SLATE SPRING P O 1870
Name Age
Maris Higgins 33
Rosanna Higgins 26
Elisabeth Higgins 2
Susan Higgins 2/12
George Harris 8
Elisabeth Wells 19
Joseph Wells 13
Mary Wells 7

Not found in 1880 Census

HIGGINS MOSES B 63 M W LA TX PALO PINTO 8 J-PCT 1900
Name Age
Moses B Higgins 63
Rosa Higgins 55
Annie Higgins 20
Cooper Higgins 16
Mauda Higgins 15

40
Higgins, N.B.
Confederate 
Infantry 
29th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
 According to NARA files this is same soldier as # 39

41
Higgins, O. M.
Confederate 
Cavalry 
1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
   See #42

42
Higgins, Oscar
Confederate 
Cavalry 
1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry

Same soldier as #'s 41 & 44

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Oscar M. Higgins enlisted as a Private in Company "G", 1 Mississippi Cavalry on March 11,1861 at Macon Mississippi for 1 year by Captain Weir.
His name appears on a list of wounded (lists him as being in Company "B") soldiers from the engagement at Shiloh Tn. April 6 & 7, 1862.( re-enlistment in Company "F" on October 1st 1863 at Richland Ms. for 3 years service). Name appears on a roll of prisoners received at Alton Illinois January 10,1863, having been captured at Oxford Ms on December 2,1862.Exchanged April 3,1863 at City Point Virginia. Detailed as Farrier on July 1,1864 by order of General Jackson. Back in Company "F" on Sept/Oct 1864 roll. His name appears on a roll of prisoners who surrendered at Citronelle Alabama May 4,1865 and paroled May 16, 1865 at Columbus Ms.
This file lists his residence as Noxubee County Ms.

43
Higgins, P. H.
Confederate 
Infantry 
41st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

44
Higgins, P.M.
Confederate 
Cavalry 
1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
  See #42

45
Higgins, Peter
Confederate 
Infantry 
20th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

 Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Peter Higgins enrolled and was mustered into service on April 19,1861 as a Private in Captain Daniel R. Russell's Company (Carroll Guards) Mississippi Volunteers* at Carrolton by P. F. Liddell. No further record this source.

* This Company subsequently became Company "C" 20th Mississippi Infantry
   http://www.mississippiscv.org/MS_Units/20th_MS_INF.htm

46
Higgins, Peter Harvey
Confederate 
Infantry 
41st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Peter Harvey Higgins enlisted February 27,1862 as 1st Sergeant in (Old) Company "H" 41st Mississippi Infantry for 1 year by J. M. Hicks at Marion Station. Re-Enlisted for 3 years or war on April 18, 1862.Subsequently (New) Company "C" . On roll dated October 31,1862 he is listed as absent wounded. He was wounded (gunshot wound. left thigh) at Battle of Perryville October 8,1862 and sent to hospital at Marion Station Ms. by order of surgeon. Another record in this file lists him as a prisoner, captured at Perryville, Kentucky, sent to Vicksburg via Cairo, Illinois on November, 29,1862 for exchange on board Steamboat Mary Crane. list in Breckenridge's Division Hospital Hospital at Marion Ms on Jul/Aug & Sept/Oct 1863 roll. On temporary duty as a brick mason with quartermaster Corp on July 1864. Surrendered at Citronelle Alabama on May 4,1865 and was paroled at Meridian Ms. on May 16,1865.
Some notes from this file: Captured Oct 9,1862 at Perryville, Ky
35 years old, 5 ft 5 1/2 inches in height, Grey Eyes, Dark Hair. Light Complexion. Residence, Lauderdale County. Ms.

47
Higgins, Thomas
Confederate 
Artillery 
1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Thomas Higgins enlisted as a Private on February 15,1862 at Memphis ,Tennessee for war by Colonel Bryan in Company "L" Vaiden's Mississippi Artillery (aka Captain S.C. Bain's Company)1st Mississippi Artillery.
Name appears on a register of 1st Miss. C.S.A. Hospital Jackson Miss on August 13,1864 for Chronic Diarrhea. Name appears on a register to General Hospital (Soldier's Home Hospital) Shelby Springs Hospital for Chronic Diarrhea from Sept 4, to Oct 15,1864. Admitted to Way Hospital at Meridan Mississippi on March 18,1865, over 45 years old, discharged.

48
Higgins, Thomas
Confederate 
Infantry 
15th Consolidated Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

49
Higgins, Thomas
Confederate 
Infantry 
20th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Thomas Higgins enrolled on June 20,1861 as a Private in Captain Daniel R. Russell's Company (Carroll Guards) Mississippi Volunteers* at Carrolton by Captain S.E. Baker for the war. He was mustered into service on July 10,1861. Captured at Ft. Donelson on February 16,1862 and sent to Camp Douglas, Illinois. Name appears on list of prisoners dated Aug 1,1862.He was then sent to Vicksburg, Miss on Sept 2,1862 to be exchanged. Present on all other rolls until Jul/Aug 1864 roll where it list him as absent, having been wounded at Kennesaw Mountain on June 21,1864 and sent to hospital. No further record this source.

* This Company subsequently became Company "C" 20th Mississippi Infantry

50
Higgins, W. A.
Confederate 
-
2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans

No. Soldier Name Side Function Regiment Name 

51
Higgins, W. J.
Confederate 
Infantry 
7th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

52
Higgins, W. M.
Confederate 
Infantry 
26th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

53
Higgins, W. N.
Confederate 
Infantry 
4th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
W. N. Higgins enlisted at age 33 August 24,1861 in Captain G.W. Paris' Company, (later designated Company "D") 4th Mississippi Volunteers at Grenada Mississippi by General West for 1 year service. He is listed as 3rd Sergeant on muster in roll. Discharged on April 15,1862 by order of General Bragg. On some undated pages he is listed as a Musician, and that he had escaped from Fort Henry immediately prior to being discharged. No further record.

54
Higgins, Wesley C.
Confederate 
Cavalry 
8th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Wesley C. Higgins enlisted at age 36 as a Private in T.J. Williams', Duff's Battalion* on August 7,1863 by Major W. L. Duff for 3 years at Serepta Mississippi. File states he is a native of Maine. Listed residence in Lafayette County Ms when he enlisted. Deserted from camp at Oxcford, Ms. A note in file states "supposed to be with enemy, cause unknown"

55
Higgins, William
Confederate 
Infantry 
6th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Mississippi (NARA)
William Higgins enlisted as a Private on Jan 3, 1863 at Brookhaven, Mississippi in Company "A" 6th Mississippi Infantry. Sent to General Hospital on August 18, 1863. Present with company until January 4, 1864 when he is detailed as a nurse at Loring's Division Hospital, Lauderdale, Mississippi. No further record.

56
Higgins, William H.
Confederate 
Infantry 
30th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

57
Higgins, William M.
Confederate 
Infantry 
32nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

32nd Mississippi Infantry Regiment 
William M. Higgens Co. F Private 22 Enlisted April 5, 1862 Marietta, Mississippi May and June 1862 Transferred to Co. K 1 June 1862,
joined by transfer 1 June 1862 from Co. F. March and April 1864
In confinement under going sentence of a general  court martial. Prisoner of war captured at Ettawa, Mississippi. Complexion Light Hair Amber Eyes Hazel Height 5'9"


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