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                                                  PART 5

 NORTH CAROLINA  

        Regimental Histories

No. Soldier Name Side Function Regiment Name
 

1
Higgins, A. C.
Confederate 
Infantry 
62nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

2
Higgins, A. G.
Confederate 
Artillery 
3rd Regiment, North Carolina Artillery

3
Higgins, Adolphus
Confederate 
Infantry 
54th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of North Carolina (NARA)
Listed as Adolphus Hagins.
Enlisted for the war on October 3, 1863 in Wilkes County, N.C. in company "G" of the 54th North Carolina Infantry. On Nov/Dec 1863 roll is listed as absent, having been captured on November 7, 1863 at Rappahannock, Va.. Arrived at Point Lookout Maryland as a prisoner on November 11,1863. File states he took oath of allegiance and joined U.S. service on January 25, 1864.

see
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mjhiggins/n-cw4a.htm
1
Higgins, Adolphus -Union-Infantry-Unassigned US Volunteer Infantry


Source: Compiled Service Records of Former Confederate Soldiers who Served in the 1st Through 6th U.S. Volunteer Infantry Regiments, 1864-1866. (NARA)
File states he volunteered for service in U.S. Army and was rejected. Then volunteered as a seaman in U.S. Navy.

Source: U.S. Navy Pensions Index, 1861-1910
Name: Adolphus Higgins Pension Approval: Disapproved
Publication: M1408 File Number: 33632
Certification Number: 43246 Fiche Number: 7975
Archive: National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

Source: Selected Records of the War Department Relating to Confederate Prisoners of War, 1861-1865
Name-City-County-State-Comp-Regt-State-Arm
Adolphus Higgins, Wilkes,Wilkes,G,84*,NC, Inf
*54th

Source: Selected Records of the War Department Relating to Confederate Prisoners of War, 1861-1865
Name-Rank-Regt-Company-Where Captured-When Captured-Date of release-branch of service-Remark
Adolphus Higgins, Pri, 54th NC, G, Rappahannock, Nov 7,1863, Jan 25, 1864, Army

Source: North Carolina Marriage Bonds
Groom: A D Higgins Bride: Laura Pardue Bond Date: 14 Jul 1866 Bond #: 000168448
Marriage Date: 15 Jul 1866 ImageNum: 006040 County: Wilkes Record #: 03 026
Witness: J E Blackburn Performed By: I N Haynes

Source: North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
Groom: George Higgins Bride: Francis Hall Bond Date: 9 Oct 1845 Bond #: 000165693
Image Num: 003245 County: Wilkes Record #: 01 118 Bondsman: Wm Laws Witness: J E Mastin, Deputy Clerk

Source: North Carolina Death Certificates
Name: Adolphus Higgins Gender: Male Race: White Age: 69
Birth Date: 20 May 1845 Birth Place: North Carolina, US
Death Date: 31 Jan 1915 Death Location: Rock Creek, Wilkes
Father's Name: George Higgins Mother's Name: Fannie Hall
Burial: Feb 2,1915 at Rock Creek Cemetery.

Source: North Carolina Death Certificates
Name: Zack Taylor Higgins Gender: Male Race: White
Age: 70 Birth Date: 11 Nov 1880
Birth Place: Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Death Date: 2 Jan 1951 Death Location: Rock Creek, Wilkes
Father's Name: Adolphus Higgins Mother's Name: Laura Pardue
Residence: No Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina
Cause of death: Heart Attack
Burial: Jan 4,1951 at Rock Creek Cemetery

Source: North Carolina Death Certificates
Name: Frank C Higgins Gender: Male Race: White
Age: 76 Birth Date: 31 May 1869
Birth Place: Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Death Date: 18 Oct 1945 Death Location: Antrick, Wilkes
Father's Name: Adolphus Higgins Mother's Name: Laura Pardue
Residence: N Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina
Cause of death: Stroke of paralysis Burial: Oct 20, 1945 at Rock Creek Cemetery

Source: North Carolina Death Certificates
Name: Cornelius Higgins Gender: Male Race: White
Age: 85 Birth Date: 26 Dec 1844 Birth Place: Wilkes, North Carolina, US
Death Date: 25 Oct 1930 Death Location: Rock Creek, Wilkes
Spouse's name: Almeta Higgins Father's Name: George Higgins
Mother's Name: Fannie Hall

Source: North Carolina Death Certificates
Name: Bine Higgins Gender: Male Race: White Age: 77
Birth Date: Apr 1856 Birth Place: Wilkes
Death Date: 21 Mar 1934 Death Location: Rock Creek, Wilkes
Spouse's name: Sarah Clonch Father's Name: George Higgins
Mother's Name: Fannie Higgins

HIGGINS GEORGE 57 M W NC NC WILKES WILKESBORO P O 1850                             
Image 1 & 2
Name Age
George Higgins 57
Fanny Higgins 42
Ervin Higgins 15
Elic Higgins 13
Mira Higgins 11
Liddia Higgins 9
Adolphus Higgins 6
Cornelius Higgins 3

HIGGINS GEORGE 61 M W NC NC WILKES WILKESBORO P O 1860
Image 1 & 2
Name Age

George Higgins 61
Fanny Higgins 50
Esley Higgins 22
Lamira Higgins 20
Lydia Higgins 18
Adolphus Higgins 14
Cornelius Higgins 12
Bynum Higgins 8

HAGANS DOLPHUS 23 M W NC NC WILKES ROCK CRK TWP 1870
Name Age
Dolphus Hagans 23
Laura Hagans 24
Susan Hagans 3
Franklin C Hagans 1

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

Dolphus HIGGINS Self M Male W 34 NC Farmer NC NC
Lucy M. HIGGINS Wife M Female W 35 NC Keeping House NC NC
Susan HIGGINS Dau S Female W 13 NC NC NC
Franklin C. HIGGINS Son S Male W 11 NC NC NC
Fany C. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 8 NC NC NC
Mary A. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 6 NC NC NC
John C. HIGGINS Son S Male W 4 NC NC NC
Zacriah T. HIGGINS Son S Male W 7M NC NC NC
Source Information:
Census Place Rock Creek, Wilkes, North Carolina
Family History Library Film 1254987
NA Film Number T9-0987 Page Number 43A


HIGGINS ADOLPHUS 57 M W NC NC WILKES ROCK CRK TWP 1900
Name Age
Adolphus Higgins 57
Lurra Higgins 58
Mary I Higgins 23
Zacriah T Higgins 18
Isido Higgins 16

HIGGINS ADOLPHUS 63 M W NC NC WILKES ROCK CRK TWP 1910
Name Age
Adolphus Higgins 63
Laura M Higgins 66
Mary J Higgins 35
Dora Higgins 26

http://www.newrivernotes.com/nc/rockcreekbccem.htm
ROCK CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY
Higgins, Adolphus -1844---1913*
* 1915 per death certificate
Higgins, Laura -1843---1913
Higgins, Zack T. -Nov. 11, 1880 -Jan. 2, 1951
Higgins, Ella C. MCCARTER w/o: Zack T. -1881--1922
Higgins, Cornelis -1844---1930
Higgins, Almeda -1854---1935
Higgins, Myrah-(blank) -Nov. 27, 1924 - Age:93

4
Higgins, Benjamin F
Confederate 
Infantry 
3rd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry 

http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A05567/003.pdf  
According to his Confederate pension claim made in Polk County, Florida Sept 22,1911, Benjamin F. Higgins. age 72, served in Company "G" 3rd North Carolina Infantry. Application states he was born March 25,1839 in an unreadable county in North Carolina. Application states he has lived in Florida since 1881.
He notes his service as enlisting at Jacksonville N.C. on July 7,1861 and was discharged on March 2,1865 at Elmyra New York. States he was captured near Wilderness Chuch Va. on May 12,1864.He also notes that he was wounded twice,1st at Chancellorsville VA and 2nd at Sharpsburg MD

Other image links for this soldier:
http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A05567/002.pdf 
http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A05567/004.pdf 
http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A05567/005.pdf 
http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A05567/006.pdf 
http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A05567/007.pdf 
http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A05567/008.pdf 
http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A05567/008.pdf 
http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A05567/010.pdf 
http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A05567/011.pdf 
http://www.floridamemory.com/fmp/fpr/A05567/012.pdf

5
Higgins, Calvin
Confederate 
Infantry 
61st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Calvin Higgins enrolled and joined for duty at Allegheny N.C. at age 31, as a Musician on May 3,1862 in Captain Aras B. Cox's Company Partisan Rangers, North Carolina Volunteers* for 3 years by Capt Cox. Mustered in July 17, 1862 at Camp Vance (Camp of Instruction) near Kittrell N.C. Listed as a Private, in hospital, sick on December 17,1862.Listed as present on Jan/Feb 1863 roll. Listed as sick at Marine Hospital, Wilmington, N.C. May 25, 1863.Listed as deserted on August 22,1863.Joined from desertion, in arrest, October 26,1863.On Nov/Dec 1863 roll, absent, in arrest at Petersburg, Va. Died of disease on February 21,1864.

*This company subsequently became Company "I" 59th N.C. Infantry Regiment (State Troops) and eventually Company "I" 61st N.C. Infantry Regiment (State Troops).

6
Higgins, Carter H.
Confederate 
Infantry 
61st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Carter H. Higgins enrolled and joined for duty at Allegheny N.C. as a Private May 3,1862 in Captain Aras B. Cox's Company Partisan Rangers, North Carolina Volunteers* for 3 years by Capt Cox. Died in hospital in North Carolina of small pox on January 13, 1863.

*This company subsequently became Company "G" 59th N.C. Infantry Regiment (State Troops) and eventually Company "I" 61st N.C. Infantry Regiment (State Troops).

7
Higgins, Charles
Confederate 
Infantry 
58th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

http://members.aol.com/jweaver301/nc/58ncros.htm 

Roster, 58th North Carolina Infantry, Confederate States Army
HIGGINS, CHARLES: Co. G, Enl. on 7/1/62 at _____
Erroneously listed on the 1890 Yancy Co., NC Union
Veterans Census, which indicates he served 2 yrs 6
mos., then a res. of Higgins, NC

-BEST FIT- Only Charles Higgins ,of correct age, in Yancy County NC in 1880 census
1880 Household:

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

Charles HIGGINS Self M Male W 47 NC Farmer NC NC 
Emaline HIGGINS Wife M Female W 39 NC Keeping House NC NC 
Phinettis HIGGINS Dau S Female W 17 NC NC NC 
Mary HIGGINS Dau S Female W 13 NC NC NC 
Susan HIGGINS Dau S Female W 11 NC NC NC 
Elizabeth HIGGINS Dau S Female W 9 NC NC NC 
Margrate HIGGINS Dau S Female W 7 NC NC NC 
John H. HIGGINS Son S Male W 6 NC NC NC 
James HIGGINS Son S Male W 4 NC NC NC -
Source Information:
Census Place District 233, Yancey, North Carolina Family History Library Film 1254988 
NA Film Number T9-0988 Page Number 542B
 

-Onsite link to an inquiry of Higgins families of Yancy County N.C
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~mjhiggins/usa-04.htm#hoyle with census notes from webmaster that include Charles Higgins-

8
Higgins, Clark P.
Confederate 
Infantry 
61st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

per Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records(NARA)
this is same soldier as # 59 Higgins, Pleasant C.

9
Higgins, Curlis
Confederate 
Infantry 
58th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of North Carolina (NARA)
Curlis Higgins enlisted February 5, 1864 at Asheville, North Carolina in Company "G" 58th North Carolina Infantry, he was mustered in as a Private on May 15, 1864. (No further record this source)


10
Higgins, David C.
Confederate 
Infantry 
58th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Roster, 58th North Carolina Infantry, Confederate States Army
http://members.aol.com/jweaver301/nc/58ncros.htm 
HIGGINS, DAVID C.: Co. G, Enl. on 7/1/62 at _____.
Erroneously listed on the 1890 Yancy Co., NC Union
Veterans Census, which says he served 2 yrs, 6 mos.
Res. of Higgins, NC in 1890. 
...

Source: National Archives compiled service records 

Name: David C Higgins , Occupation: Farmer 
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on July 11 1862 at the age of 25 in Company G, 58th North Carolina Infantry Regiment. On rolls on April 30 1863.
Deserted on July 1 1863 in Clinton, TN 

11
Higgins, Edward B.
Confederate 
Infantry 
27th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Same soldier as # 12 Higgins, Edwin B. per source noted below.

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Private Edward B. Higgins, Company "B", 27th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry (State Troops). Enlisted at Fort Macon May 1,1861 by Captain Jones and mustered in on June 20,1861 for 1 years service. Detailed in ordnance for month of August and up to Oct 17,1861. Appears on May/June 1862 roll as on extra detail as cook. On September 1862 ,notes he has been detailed to regimental band. Named to Roll of Honor per N.C. General Assembly resolution of December 20,1862. It notes he was from Guilford Co.,was age 24 at time of muster and was a volunteer. His name appears on a register of Prisoners of war at Point Lookout MD that arrived from City Point Va on April 4,1865,having been captured at Petersburg Va on April 2,1865. Released upon taking the Oath of Allegiance on June 13,1865.
Register notes his residence as New York City, NY, has a fair complexion, Auburn Hair, Blue eyes,5ft 7 in Tall.

12
Higgins, Edwin B.
Confederate 
Infantry 
27th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
   Same as #11 above

13
Higgins, Erwin
Confederate 
Infantry 
58th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

14
Higgins, Esley
Confederate 
Infantry 
26th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

  http://www.26nc.org/History/OrigRosters/ent_roster_co_c.htm 
Company C - 26th North Carolina Troops Wartime Roster
Rank Entering- Age Entering- Final Rank- Last Name- First Name- Mid Init- County of Residence- Where Enlisted- Date of Enlist.
PVT- 23-1SGT- HIGGINS,ESLEY-WILKES-WILKES-6/12/61

 
http://www.26nc.org/History/KIA/cockia.htm  
Company C - 26th NCT
Killed in Action
A
GE- RANK- LAST NAME-FIRST NAME-MID INIT-DATE ENLISTED
DATE KIA- WHERE KIA
23- 1SGT- HIGGINS , ESLEY - 6/12/61 -8/25/64- REAM'SSTATION

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Private Esley Higgins, Company "C",26th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry (State Troops). Enlisted, at age 23, June 12,1861 at Wilkesboro, N.C. by Captain Carmichael for 1 year. Mustered into company on July 13,1861. Present sick on Jul/Aug 1861 roll. Absent with leave, sick since October 1st to 15th 1861.Present sick on Nov/Dec 1861 roll. Present, sick on Mar/Apr 1862 roll. Also notes he has enrolled for 3 years or war. On Jan/Feb 1864 roll he is noted as "5th sergeant until Jan 1,1864 when appointed to 1st sergeant. Killed at Ream's Station August 25,1864

15
Higgins, G. W.
Confederate 
Infantry 
29th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
  Same as #17 Below

16
Higgins, G. W.
Confederate 
Infantry 
64th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry (Allen's)

17
Higgins, George (G W)
Confederate 
Infantry 
29th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Same soldier as # 15 Higgins, G. W., per source noted below.

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Private George Higgins, Company "G", 29th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry. Volunteered and enlisted for service at age 19 on July 26,1861 at Yancey County. Name appears on a list of Prisoners of War captured and paroled at Yazoo City, Mississippi on July 13,1863.
Description given as; Light hair, Light eyes, 5 ft 7 in tall.

18
Higgins, George W.
Confederate 
--
Clark's Special Battalion, North Carolina Militia

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
George W. Higgins' name appears on a pay receipt stating his service as a Private from March 4,1862 to March 19, 1862 (15 days) in Captain John Coats' Company (Company "H") of Clark's Special Battalion of N.C. Militia.

19
Higgins, Granville
Confederate 
Infantry 
61st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Granville Higgins enrolled and joined for duty at Allegheny N.C. as a Private May 3,1862 ,at age 22,in Captain Aras B. Cox's Company Partisan Rangers, North Carolina Volunteers* for 3 years by Capt Cox. On Nov/Dec 1862 roll, after it became the 61st Infantry, he was assigned extra duty with the regimental wagoner from Dec. 7,1862.Appointed musician February 9,1863.Promoted to 4th Sergeant April 3,1863.Noted as sick in quarter on May/Jun 1863 roll. Deserted September 1,1863.Joined from desertion on October 29,1863.Now in arrest. Reduced in rank to Private. Still in arrest at Petersburg Va on Nov/Dec 1863 roll. Killed June 17,1864.

*This company subsequently became Company "G" 59th N.C. Infantry Regiment (State Troops) and eventually Company "I" 61st N.C. Infantry Regiment (State Troops).

20
Higgins, H. C.
Confederate 
Infantry 
61st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
H,C. Higgins enrolled and joined for duty at Allegheny N.C. as a Private May 3,1862 ,at age 29,in Captain Aras B. Cox's Company Partisan Rangers, North Carolina Volunteers* for 3 years by Capt Cox. Mustered in July 17, 1862 at Camp Vance (Camp of Instruction) near Kittrell N.C. Died of Small Pox January 13,1863.

*This company subsequently became Company "G" 59th N.C. Infantry Regiment (State Troops) and eventually Company "I" 61st N.C. Infantry Regiment (State Troops).

21
Higgins, Hiram
Confederate 
Infantry 
26th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

 http://www.26nc.org/History/OrigRosters/ent_roster_co_c.htm  
Company C - 26th North Carolina Troops Wartime Roster
Rank Entering-Age Entering-Final Rank-Last Name- First Name-Mid Init-County of Residence-Where Enlisted -Date of Enlist.
PVT-25-PVT-HIGGINS,HIRAM-WILKES-WILKES-6/12/61
....

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Private Hiram Higgins, Company "C" (The Wilkes Volunteers), 26th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry.
Enlisted at age 25,at Wilkesboro on June 12, 1861 for 1 years service by Captain Abner Carmichael. Mustered into company on July 13,1861. On July 1861 roll as present sick. Absent without leave, sick, October 1 to 15,1861. Present sick Nov/Dec 1861 roll. Present on Mar/Apr 1862 roll, length of service now 3 years or war. Deserted June 19,1863.
No further record this source.

http://members.aol.com/jweaver301/nc/26nchis.htm
26th North Carolina State Troops, C.S.A.

-Closest Census Match-
Household:1880

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

Hiram HIGGINS Self M Male W 52 NC Farm Laborer NC NC
Nancy HIGGINS Wife M Female W 54 NC Keeping House NC NC
Alice HIGGINS Dau S Female W 24 NC At Home NC NC 
Almedia HIGGINS Dau S Female W 8 NC        NC NC 

Source Information:
Census Place Mulberry, Wilkes, North Carolina
 Family History Library Film   1254987
  NA Film Number   T9-0987   Page Number   68A


Appears on 1890 Veterans Census Schedule Mulberry, Wilkes County, North Carolina.
His first name is indexed as Hann (but clearly can be seen to be Hiram) His name is crossed out because he was a Confederate soldier (as noted above) and should not have been included in the Census of Union soldiers.

22
Higgins, Hosea J.
Confederate 
Infantry 
29th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Private Hosea J. Higgins, Company "G",29th Regiment,
North Carolina Infantry. Volunteered and enlisted at
Yancey County at age 37. Discharged October 26,186?*.
*One record state 1862 & the other 1863.

HIGGINS HOSEA J 32 M W NC YANCEY DAY BOOK P O 1860
   Image 1 & Image 2
Name              Age
Hosea J Higgins 32
Merinda Higgins 36
Curtis Higgins 14
Homas Higgins 12
Vinson Higgins 10
John Higgins 8
Marcus C Higgins 6
Cormelious Higgins 3
Unnamed Higgins 2.12

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~langolier/Augusta_Washington/ps11/ps11_386.html

HIGGINS MARGARET 40 F W NC NC YANCEY JACKS CRK TWP 1870
Name                Age
Margaret Higgins 40
Thomas Higgins   21
Vincine Higgins   18
John Higgins       17
Cornelins Higgins 13

23
Higgins, I
Confederate 
Infantry 
13th Battalion, North Carolina Infantry

24
Higgins, Irvin
Confederate 
Infantry 
55th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

25
Higgins, Irvin
Confederate 
Infantry 
58th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

26
Higgins, Isaac
Confederate 
Artillery 
2nd Regiment, North Carolina Artillery

27
Higgins, Isaac
Confederate 
Infantry 
2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

28
Higgins, Isaac C
Confederate 
Infantry 
61st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

http://members.aol.com/jweaver301/nc/61ncinf.htm 
Lists Isaac C. Higgins as Lieutenant of Company "I" 61st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
----------
http://www.betterthanmost.com/wayne/cemeteries/cem-willowdale.htm 
Confederate Soldiers Buried at Willowdale Cemetery
located in Wayne County North Carolina
Last Name-First Name-Unit #-State-Unit Name-Co. 
Higgins, Isaac C. (1st Lt.) 61st NC Infantry I
-------
http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/nc/wayne/military/glenn01.txt 
Higgins, Isaac C. (1st Lt.) 
61st North Carolina Infantry, Co. I 12/28/62 
-------
Source:
North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster. 13 vols. Raleigh: University Graphics, 1993. North Carolina. Division of Archives and History
Name: Isaac C Higgins , 
Residence: Alleghany County, North Carolina 
Enlisted as a Lieutenant 1st Class on 03 May 1862 at the age of 31
Commission in Company I, 61st Infantry Regiment NC 03 May 1862.
Hospitalized on 15 November 1862 at Goldsboro, NC (Sick)
Died of disease Company I, 61st Infantry Regiment North Carolina 
     28 December 1862 in Goldsboro, NC Hospital

Compiled service record notes he died of Small Pox 28 December 1862

more on this family Descendants of Isaac C Higgins (OnSite)

29
Higgins, Israel S
Confederate 
Infantry 
16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
  Same soldier as # 34

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Israel S. Higgins enlisted at age 18 at Rutherfordton N.C. as a Private on May 9, 1861 in Company "G" 6th North Carolina Volunteer Infantry* for 1 year service by L.P. Erwin. Paid $10.00 Bounty. Sent to hospital sick June 18,1863.Wounded May 5th 1864 and admitted to General Hospital at Charlottesville, Va. Was given a 60 day furlough starting May 31, 1864.Captured in hospital April 3,1865 and transferred to General Hospital May 1,1865. Name appears on a roll of prisoners at Union Hospital at Farmville Virginia April 1865.Paroled at same location. Name appears on a roll of Fairground Post Hospital at Petersburg, Virginia May 25,1865.

*Designation of regiment changed from 6th to 16th N.C, Infantry (State Troops) occurred by order dated November 14, 1861.

30
Higgins, J B
Confederate 
Infantry 
25th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

31
Higgins, J. Marion (James Marion Higgins)
Confederate 
Infantry 
49th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry 

Source: North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster, Vol. XII Infantry, (Raleigh, NC: 1990).(Jordan, Weymouth T., Jr., comp)

HIGGINS, James Marion, CPT, Co. A, 49th NC Infantry. 
"Born in McDowell County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in McDowell County at 19. Elected 2nd Lieutenant on or about February 14, 1862. Promoted to 1st Lieutenant on June 19, 1862. Reported present or accounted for from November, 1862, through December 1863. Promoted to Captain on May 16, 1864. Reported present in July-August, 1864. Resigned on an unspecified dated by reason of ill health. Resignation accepted on or about December 14, 1864. [May have served previously as 1st Lieutenant of 1st Company D, 15th Regiment N.C. Troops (5th Regiment N.C. Volunteers).] (p. 29). 
-Information Above submitted by Fred Knudsen-Columbia, SC- 
. . . . 
-Webmaster believes this to be the same James Higgins in 1870
  View 1870 NC Census Scan  James M Higgins  Age 30

 and his widowed wife and family in 
1880 Census Household:
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age
Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace 


Sarah J. HIGGINS Self W Female W 34 NC Keeping House NC NC 
Douglas HIGGINS  Son S Male     W 15 NC At Home NC NC 
Lula HIGGINS       Dau S Female W 13 NC At Home NC NC 
Gayther HIGGINS Son S Male     W 11 NC At Home NC NC 
Emma HIGGINS    Dau S Female  W  9 NC At Home NC NC 
Hattie HIGGINS    Dau S Female  W  5 NC At Home NC NC 

Source Information:
Census Place Higgins, Mcdowell, North Carolina Family History Library Film 1254971 
NA Film Number T9-0971 Page Number 461A 

32
Higgins, J. Mills
Confederate 
Cavalry 
6th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry

33
Higgins, J. R.
Confederate 
Infantry 
4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

34
Higgins, J. S.
Confederate 
Infantry 
16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

35
Higgins, J. W.
Confederate 
Infantry 
18th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

36
Higgins, J W
Confederate 
Infantry 
47th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Same soldier as #s 66 Higgins, W. J. & 73 Higgins,Y.W. per source noted below

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)

Indexed as Joseph W. Higins (and Hagans) from Johnston County. Volunteered and enrolled at age 37, as a Private in Company "D", (Castalia Invincibles), 47th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry (State Troops) on March 8,1862 at Johnsons District by Jonathan A. Harrison. Mustered in April 11,1862 at Camp Mangum near Raleigh North Carolina for 3 years or war. Listed as absent, wounded at Gettysburg Pa July 3,1863, and left behind enemy lines at Falling Water on July 14,1863. Prisoner of war. Transferred to U.S.A. General Hospital at Chester Pa, July 14,1863. Transferred on October 2,1863 and admitted October 4,1863 to Hammond U.S.A. General Hospital (Ward "K" at Point Lookout Maryland. Complaint: Gunshot wound left femur (knee). Died December 30,1863

http://www.plpow.com/POWDead_NotListed.htm  
Name Company Regiment 
Higgins, Joseph D 47 NC
-
subject to verification-
researchers of this soldier should verify with cemetery or another secondary source POWs Interred At Pt. Lookout Cemetery Whose Names Are Not Listed On The Monument
also
http://home.jam.rr.com/rjcourt52/cwprisons/lookoutn.htm 

(Middle initial differs, but closest match to regiment info)
The August 5th,1863 edition of The Weekly
Standard (Published in Raleigh, North Carolina) reports
-LIST OF CASUALTIES OF 47TH NORTH CAROLINA TROOPS IN
THE BATTLES AROUND GETTYSBURG JULY 1 & 3,1863-
Private J B Higgins, of Company "D" was left on the battlefield beyond the picket lines after the fighting on July 3rd 1863 at Gettysburg.

37
Higgins, J. W.
Confederate 
Infantry 
8th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

38
Higgins, J. Wesley
Confederate 
Infantry 
16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

39
Higgins, James
Confederate 
Infantry 
2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

40
Higgins, James B.
Confederate 
Artillery 
13th Battalion, North Carolina Light Artillery

- continued from # 41 listing -

James B. Higgins, Private Company "F", name appears on Jan - Feb 1864 muster roll as absent in arrest for leaving company on February 28, 1864. According to Compiled records he died in Salisbury Prison N.C. April 16, 1864 (diifers from burial information and other data in same compiled records). Other page states James B. Higgins of Pott's Artillery died of Pneumonia on May 13, 1864 at Salisbury Prison.

- Closest Census Matches -

HIGGINS RICHARD 36 M W NC NC LENOIR KINSTON TWP 1850
Name Age

Richard Higgins 36
Sarah A Higgins 38
John M Higgins 12
Sarah E Higgins 7
James R Higgins 4
Ann H Higgins 3

HIGGINS RICHARD 45 M W NC NC LENOIR MOSELY HALL P O 1860
Name Age
Richard Higgins 45
Sarah Higgins 46
Elizabeth King 18
James Higgins 16
Ann H Higgins 13
Sarah R King 2

same family in 1870

HIGGINS RICHARD 53 M W NC NC LENOIR KINSTON TWP 1870
Name Age

Richard Higgins 53
Sarah Higgins 58
Sarah Ring 11

Household:1880
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
Richard HIGGINS Self M Male W 64 NC Farmer NC NC
Sarah Ann HIGGINS Wife M Female W 68 NC Keeping House NC NC
Elizabeth S. HIGGINS Dau W Female W 39 NC NC NC
Holland A. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 33 NC NC NC
Mary A. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 11 NC NC NC
Laura HIGGINS Dau S Female W 8 NC NC NC
Benjamin BRADY Other S Male W 23 NC Farm Laborer NC NC
Source Information:
Census Place Mosely Hall, Lenoir, North Carolina
Family History Library Film 1254970
NA Film Number T9-0970 Page Number 156D

http://www.salisburyprison.org/CB.asp 
Higgins James B. Pvt. F 13th Batn. NC Lgt. Art. NC 
buried 5/13/1864 Old Lutheran Cemetery*
*Old Lutheran Cemetery is on Lee Street in the City of Salisbury N.C.

41
Higgins, James B.
Confederate 
Artillery 
3rd Regiment, North Carolina Artillery

Same soldier as # 40 above

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of North Carolina (NARA)
James B. Higgins enrolled for service listed January 20, 1862 at Kinston, North Carolina and mustered into service as a Private on February 7,1862 at New Bern , North Carolina in Captain Alexander C. Latham's Company (Branch Artillery) North Carolina Volunteers* for the war. Taken prisoner by enemy March 14, 1862 at New Bern N.C. Name appears on a roll of Prisoners at Fort Columbus, New York Harbor on June 2 1862. Was later exchanged at Aiken's Landing Virginia August 5, 1862.

Personal Details from records: Born Lenoir County ,N.C., age 16 at time of enlistment,5 foot 5 1/2 inches tall, by occupation a farmer.

* This unit subsequently became (old) company "H"3rd regiment North Carolina Artillery (40th State Troops)
This Company was transferred yo 13th Battalion N.C. Light Artillery by S.O. # 66 A.G.O. November 4th 1863 and became Company "F" of that Battalion.


42
Higgins, James E.
Confederate 
Infantry 
58th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

According to Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records(NARA)
this is the same soldier as # 25 - Higgins, Irvin above.
(First names given as James Erwin or misspelled as Irwin in records)
For his service as a Union soldier see

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mjhiggins/n-cw4a.htm#volunteers
   6 - Higgins, Irwin (also # 7)

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
James E. Higgins enlisted as a private, at the age of 33, in Captain John W. Peek's Company, 5th Battalion North Carolina Partisan Rangers* on July 15, 1862 for three years service. Mustered in by Colonel J.B. Palmer.
It lists him as being born in Yancy County, N.C.,6 Foot 2 inches tall and a Farmer by occupation. He was enrolled for service on July 12,1862 at Burnsville by Captain Peek. On May/Jun 1863 roll list him as absent in guardhouse at Clinton Tennessee. On Jan/Feb 1864 roll list his as absent, Prisoner of War, captured at Missionary Ridge, Tennessee on November 25,1863. No further record.

NOTE: This company was on detached service from August 1862 to March 1863.

* This company subsequently became Company "G", 58th North Carolina State Troops

43
Higgins, James I.
Confederate 
Artillery 
3rd Regiment, North Carolina Artillery

44
Higgins, James M.
Confederate 
Infantry 
22nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

http://22ndnorthcarolina.tripod.com/22ndNorthCarolina/id3.html 
Notes that J. M. Higgins was Second Lieutenant of Company "B", 8 May, 1861 by October, 1861, James M. Higgins was listed as Captain of Company "B"

45
Higgins, James M.
Confederate 
Infantry 
49th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

46
Higgins, James R.
Confederate 
Artillery 
3rd Regiment, North Carolina Artillery

47
Higgins, Jesse
Confederate 
Infantry 
8th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

48
Higgins, Jesse B.
Confederate 
Infantry 
51st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry 

Source: North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster, Vol.XII Infantry, (Raleigh, NC: 1990).(Jordan, Weymouth T., Jr., comp

HIGGINS, Jesse B., PVT, Co. G, 51st NC Infantry.
"Enlisted in Edgecombe County on December 28, 1863, for the war. Transferred to Company C, 8th Regiment N.C. State Troops, February 19, 1864, in exchange for Private John P. Murrell." (p. 345).
-Information submitted by Fred Knudsen-Columbia, SC

49
Higgins, John
Confederate 
Infantry 
29th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

50
Higgins, John
Confederate 
Infantry 
32nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry (Lenoir Braves)

51
Higgins, John
Confederate 
Infantry 
33rd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of North Carolina (NARA)
John Higgins enlisted at age 19** on October 4, 1861 at Raleigh, N. C in Company "C" (The Wilkes Regulars) 33rd N.C. State Troops*. He was mustered in on October 31, 1861 as a Private in Company "D", 33rd North Carolina Infantry for war. His name appears on list of captured soldiers from Fredericksburg, Va. Dec 13, 1862. He was paroled for exchange on Dec 14, 1862. He was admitted to C. S. A. General Hospital at Charlottesville, Va. on May 9, 1863 for a Vaccine Ulcer, then was transferred to General Hospital at Lynchburg, Va.  on May 10, 1863. He was captured at Petersburg, Va. on April 2, 1865 and sent to Point Lookout, Md. on April 4, 1865. He was released June 27, 1865 after signing Oath of Allegiance to U.S..
Personal Data from Oath of Allegiance; Residence given as Wilkes County, N.C., Fair Complexion, Auburn hair, Height - 5 ft 10 3/4 inches tall.

* This company subsequently became Company "D" 33rd N.C. Infantry (State Troops)
** Another page in compiled service record states he was age 24 at time of enlistment.


52
Higgins, John
Confederate 
Infantry 
58th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Roster, 58th North Carolina Infantry, Confederate States Army
http://members.aol.com/jweaver301/nc/58ncros.htm 
HIGGINS, JOHN: Co. G, Enl. on 11/11/63 at ______. Res.

Yancey Co. 

53
Higgins, John F.
Confederate 
Infantry 
52nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry 

Source: North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster, Vol.XII Infantry, (Raleigh, NC: 1990).(Jordan, Weymouth T., Jr., comp)

HIGGINS, John F., PVT, Co. F, 52d NC Infantry. 
"Born in Wilkes County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Wilkes County at age 15, April 5, 1862. Reported present or accounted for on surviving company muster rolls through June, 1864. Reported absent without leave in July-August, 1864. Returned to duty in September, 1864. Wounded in the back and left side at or near Jones' Farm, Virginia, on or about October 2, 1864. Hospitalized at Richmond, Virginia. Furloughed for sixty days on October 21, 1864. Survived the war." (p. 473).
-Information submitted by Fred Knudsen-Columbia, SC

54
Higgins, John M.
Confederate 
Artillery 
3rd Regiment, North Carolina Artillery

55
Higgins, John W.
Confederate 
Infantry 
16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

56
Higgins, Joseph M.
Confederate 
Infantry 
49th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

57
Higgins, Marion
Confederate 
Infantry 
29th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Marion Higgins, of Yancey County N.C. volunteered and entered service on July 26, 1861 at the age of 23 as a Private in Company "G" 29th North Carolina Troops. No further record this source

58
Higgins, Mills A.
Confederate 
Infantry 
34th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Private Mills A. Higgins, Company "C", (Rutherford Rebels) 34th Regiment North Carolina Infantry (State Troops). Enrolled for 1 year service on September 2, 1861 at Rutherford County N.C. by Captain Marcus O. Dickenson. Mustered in on October 25,1861 at Camp Fisher. His description is noted as; Age 26,born McDowell N.C., Occupation Farmer, 6 foot 1/2 in tall. On Mach/April 1862 roll, listed as absent, detailed to take a corpse home. for ten days, April 13,1862. Appears on a register of C.S.A. General Hospital at Danville Virginia dated September 12,1862,with a complaint of Debilitas, returned to duty on November 3,1862. Killed July 1,1863 at Gettysburg Pa.

HIGGINS MILLS 24 M W NC NC RUTHERFORD MTN CRK DIST 1860
Name                Age
Mills Higgins         24
Mary Higgins        26
Johnathan Higgins  6
Byrum Higgins        4
Sarah Higgins         2

59
Higgins, Pleasant C.
Confederate 
Infantry 
61st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
  Also #8

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Pleasant Higgins enlisted at the age of 25 as a Private on May 3,1862 in Captain Aras B. Cox's Partisan Rangers N.C. Volunteers* for 3 years service. Listed as admitted on February 6,1863 to C.S.A. General Hospital # 4 at Wilmington N.C and released February 12,1863.On Mar/Apr 1863 roll it states he has been discharged as he has supplied a substitute on April 6,1863.

*This company was successfully designated as Captain Cox's Company, Partisan Rangers N.C. Volunteers, Company "G" 59th North Carolina Infantry (State Troops) and Company "I" 61st N.C. Infantry (State Troops)

North Carolina Death Certificates
Name: Pleasant Clark Higgins
Gender: Male Race: White Age: 86
Birth Date: 1 Sep 1837 Death Date: 6 Oct 1923
Birth Place: Ennice, Alleghany, NC, NC
Death Location: Glade Creek; Ennice, Alleghany
Spouse's Name: Evalina Higgins (nee Collins) Father's Name: Hiram Higgins
Buried at Crab Creek Cemetery on October 8,1923. Undertaker Jones Brothers, Galax Virginia.

HIGGINS HIRAM 70 M W NC NC ALLEGHANY GLADE CRK P O 1860
HIGGINS CLARK 32 M W NC NC ALLEGHANY GLADE CRK TWP 1870

Household:1880
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
Clark P HIGGINS Self W Male W 43 NC Farmer NC VA
Cela M HIGGINS Dau S Female W 14 NC At School NC VA
Phebe T HIGGINS Dau S Female W 11 NC At School NC VA
Mary E HIGGINS Dau S Female W 7 NC NC VA
Clayton H R HIGGINS Son S Male W 4 NC NC VA
Mortin HIGGINS Nephew S Male W 18 NC Farm Laborer NC VA
Floyd LOWE Other S Male W 22 NC Farm Laborer NC NC
Solomon TOLIVER Other S Male W 16 NC Farm Laborer NC NC
Lina SMITH Other S Female W 20 NC Domestic Servt NC NC
Source Information:
Census Place Glade Creek, Alleghany, North Carolina Family History Library Film 1254951
NA Film Number T9-0951 Page Number 249C


HIGGINS PLEASENT C 63 M W NC NC ALLEGHANY GLADE CRK TWP 1900
HIGGINS PLEASANT C 72 M W NC NC ALLEGHANY GLADE CRK TWP 1910
HIGGINS PLESS C 82 M W NC NC ALLEGHANY GLADE CRK 1920

see on site
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mjhiggins/nc.htm

60
Higgins, Richard
Confederate 
Infantry 
66th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Richard Higgins enlisted as a Private on January 28,1862 at Lenoir County N.C. for war in Company "C" 66th N.C. Infantry. (eventually became Company "E"). The only record is that of the roll of Jul/Aug 1863,states he is absent, sent to Chapel Hill (N.C.) on a writ of habeas corpus.

61
Higgins, Richard
Confederate 
Cox's Company, North Carolina Local Defense  (Provost Guard Kingston)
  Also See #62

62
Higgins, Richard A.
Confederate 
Infantry 
13th Battalion, North Carolina Infantry

Same soldier as # 61 Higgins, Richard per source noted below

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Private Richard A. Higgins, mustered into Captain Guilford W. Cox's Company (aka Cox's Bridge Guards), North Carolina Volunteers on January 28,1862 at Lenoir County N.C. for the war. Company was formed for local defence and special service guarding bridges on A & N. C. R. R. Appears on all rolls as present until June 1863.No further record this source.

*This company subsequently became Company "C" 13th Battaion (Wright's Battalion) North Carolina Infantry.
COMPANY C -- This company was organized in Wayne and Lenoir Counties as Captain Guilford W. Cox's Independent Company of Bridge Guards, N. C. Troops.
The Atlantic and North Carolina Railroad ran from Raleigh to Goldsboro and through Lenoir county to New Berne and Morehead City. The eastern end of this railroad was occupied by Union troops for most of the War and Confederate troops pulled up rails and cross ties for most of the line east of Kinston. The Company was assigned to 13th Battalion on 19th May 1863 and designated Company C.

63
Higgins, Thomas
Confederate 
Cavalry 
4th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry (59th North Carolina State Troops) 

Source: The 4th North Carolina Cavalry in the Civil War: A History and Roster By Neil Hunter Raiford
Thomas Higgins, Private, Company "D",4th N.C. Cavalry.
Enlisted in Company "D" 9/8/1862 in Northampton County.
The May/June 1863 roster states "died at Upperville Va."

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Private Thomas Higgins, Company "D",4th Regiment, North
Carolina Cavalry (59th North Carolina State Troops).
Enlisted September 9,1862 at Garysburg by Mr. Sharp
for war. Present on rolls until end of June 1863.Notes
Thomas died at Upperville Va. No further record this source.

64
Higgins, Throneer
Confederate 
Infantry 
58th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Roster, 58th North Carolina Infantry, Confederate States Army
http://members.aol.com/jweaver301/nc/58ncros.htm 

HIGGINS, TRONA: Co. G, Enl. on 7/1/62 at _____.
Erroneously listed on the 1890 Yancy Co., NC Union
Veterans Census, which says he served 2 yrs, 3 mos.
Res. of Higgins, NC in 1890.
"Webmaster believes this person is actually Thrower Higgins 
THROWER HIGGINS 24 M W NC NC YANCEY BALD CRK P O 1860
See 1860 Census Scan 

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Drummer Thrower Higgins, Compamy "G",58th North Carolina
Infantry*,Originally enlisted in Captain John W.
Peek's Company of 5th Battalion North Carolina
Partisan Rangers on July 15,1862 at Burnsville N.C. by
Captain Peek for 3 years service. States he was born in
Yancey County and was 26 years old, was 5 foot 11 inches
tall and a Farmer by trade. His company was on detached
service in North Carolina from Aug 1862 to Mar 1863.
On roll for July 11,1862 to March 1863 noted as absent
sick. On Mar/Apr 1863 roll listed as present. No further
record this source.
*Formed July 1862 from 5th Battalion (Palmer's) North
Carolina Partisan Rangers, consolidated April 9,1865
with 60th North Carolina Infantry to form (new) 58th
North Carolina Infantry (State Troops).

65
Higgins, W. F.
Confederate 
Infantry 
67th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
Also See #68 Below

http://www.tcarden.com/tree/ensor/67thNCInfantry.htm 
The Sixty-seventh Regiment (N. C. Troops), was organized in January, 1864
The field officers and staff of the regiment were 
WILEY F. HIGGINS, of Craven county, Commissary COMPANY A. 
Wiley N. Higgins, 2d Lieutenant, cm. March 28th, '63

66
Higgins, W. J.
Confederate 
Infantry 
47th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
Also See # 36

67
Higgins, W J
Confederate 
Infantry 
51st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

68
Higgins, Wiley F
Confederate 
Infantry 
2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Same soldier as # 65 Higgins, W. F. per source noted below

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Private Wiley F. Higgins, Company "K", 2nd North Carolina Infantry (State Troops). Enlisted July 16,1861at Camp Advance. Muster roll notes he is from Craven County and is age 21,was a volunteer and was assigned as Commissary Clerk, is 5 ft 4 1/2 inches tall, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair. Present on all rolls while with this company. Promoted to 2nd Lt. on March 28,1863 in Whitford's Battalion (67th N.C.). Present at Battle of Gettysburg.

http://www.tcarden.com/tree/ensor/67thNCInfantry.htm 
67th North Carolina Infantry  WILEY F. HIGGINS, of Craven county, Commissary 
FIELD AND STAFF Wiley F. Higgens, A. C. S,, cm. September Ist, '64; Craven county

69
Higgins, William G.
Confederate 
Infantry 
2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Compiled service record states William G Higgins is the same soldier as # 27 Higgins, Isaac and includes information of Isaac within his records. William died July 1.1862 and Isaac is noted as receiving pay as late as January 13,1864.

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Private William G. Higgins, Company "G",2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry (State Troops). Enlisted May 24,1861 at Trenton N.C. by Captain Sawyer for the war. Listed as missing from the action of July 1,1862.
Listed on North Carolina Honor Roll as having been killed on July 1,1862 at battle of Malvern Hill. Notes he was from Jones County,23 years old when he volunteered.

70
Higgins, William L.
Confederate 
Infantry 
50th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry 

Source: North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster, Vol.XII Infantry, (Raleigh, NC: 1990).(Jordan, Weymouth T., Jr., comp)

HIGGINS, William L., PVT, Co. G, 50th NC Infantry.
"Born in Burke County and resided in Rutherford County where he was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Rutherford County at age 29, March 29, 1862. Reported present in June-July, 1862. Reported present but sick in camp in November-December, 1862. Hospitalized at Wilmington on August 26, 1863, with colica. Returned to duty on September 6, 1863. Reported present through February, 1864. Last reported in the records of this company in July-September, 1864. Survived the war." (p. 219). 
-Information Above submitted by Fred Knudsen-Columbia, SC 
...
-Webmaster believes this to be the same William Higgins in 1860, 1870 & 1880 Rutherford N.C. Census-

View 1860 NC Census Scan  William Higgins  age 26

View 1870 NC Census Scan  William Higgins  age 36

1880 Census Household:
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age
Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
 
William HIGGINS    Self M Male    W 46 NC Farmer NC NC 
Manerva HIGGINS Wife M Female W 44 NC Keeping House NC NC 
Willie HIGGINS      Dau S Female  W 18 NC NC NC 
Allice HIGGINS      Dau S Female  W  9 NC NC NC 
Jim HAMLTON       Other S Male   B 30 NC Laborer NC NC 
Elex BRISCO         Other Male      B 14 NC Work On Farm NC NC 

Source Information:
Census Place Cool Spring, Rutherford, North Carolina
Family History Library Film 1254981 NA Film Number T9-0981 Page Number 585C 

71
Higgins, William S.
Confederate 
Infantry 
2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Private William S. Higgins, originally enlisted in Captain Smith's Company, Independent Regiment, Wise's Legion* on July 1,1861 at Forsythe or Dalton County Georgia by Jesse Burtz for 1 year service. Died either Oct 24,1861 or November 2,1861. Both dates are noted in records.

72
Higgins, William W.
Confederate 
Infantry 
26th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

http://www.26nc.org/History/OrigRosters/ent_roster_co_c.htm  
Company C - 26th North Carolina Troops Wartime Roster
Rank Entering-Age Entering-Final Rank-Last Name- First Name-Mid Init-County of Residence-Where Enlisted -Date of Enlist.
PVT-24-PVT-HIGGINS,WILLIAM W.-WILKES-WILKES-6/12/61

73
Higgins, Y. W.
Confederate 
Infantry 
47th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

NEBRASKA TERRITORY

None

NEW HAMPSHIRE
None

NEW JERSEY
None

NEW MEXICO TERRITORY
None

NEVADA
None

NEW YORK
None

OHIO
None

OREGON
None

PENNSYLVANIA
None

RHODE ISLAND
None
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U.S. Civil War Regimental Histories in the Library of Congress 
Confederate Troops: North Carolina

Infantry: 1st, 2nd Battalion, 6th (see Notes below), 11th, 14th, 16th (see Notes below), 20th, 23rd, 26th, 27th, 28th, 35th, 37th, 43rd, 49th, 56th, 61st, Clingman's Brigade.

Cavalry: 1st, 4th.

Notes:

6th/16th Regiment: The 6th North Carolina Infantry Regiment was established in June 1861 and renamed the 16th North Carolina Infantry in November 1861. See Stewart Sifakis, Compendium of the Confederate Armies: North Carolina (New York, Oxford: Facts on File, 1992), pp. 106-107.

More: U.S. Civil War Regimental Histories 


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