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                                                  PART 6

 NON STATE CATEGORY 
           Confederate Troops 

No. Soldier Name Side Function Regiment Name 

1
Higgins, A.
Confederate 
Artillery 
Richardson's Battalion, Confederate Light Artillery

2
Higgins, C.
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, Chickasaw Infantry, CSA
 (Hunter's Indian Volunteers)

3
Higgins, Charles M.
Confederate 
-
General and Staff Officers, 
Non-Regimental Enlisted Men, CSA

4
Higgins, Edward
Confederate 
-
General and Staff Officers,
 Non-Regimental Enlisted Men, CSA

5
Higgins, G. D.
Confederate 
Cavalry 
Clarkson's Battalion, Confederate Cavalry (Independent Rangers) 

HIGGINS G D 23 M W GA AR FRANKLIN WHITE OAK TWP 1860 

See Confederate service record #3 below for detail of service


6
Higgins, George
Confederate 
-
General and Staff Officers, 
Non-Regimental Enlisted Men, CSA

7
Higgins, J.
Confederate 
Infantry 
2nd Regiment, Confederate Infantry

8
Higgins, J. L.
Confederate 
Cavalry 
10th Regiment, Confederate Cavalry

9
Higgins, James
Confederate 
Cavalry 
Mead's Regiment, Confederate Cavalry
 (Mead's Partisan Rangers)

10
Higgins, James
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st Battalion, Confederate Infantry (Forney's)

11
Higgins, James
Confederate 
Engineers 
Engineers, CSA

12
Higgins, John
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st Battalion, Confederate Infantry (Forney's)

13
Higgins, John
Confederate 
Engineers 
2nd Regiment, Confederate Engineer Troops

14
Higgins, John
Confederate 
-
Nitre and Mining Bureau, War Department, CSA

15
Higgins, M.
Confederate 
Infantry 
3rd Regiment, Confederate Infantry

16
Higgins, Michael
Confederate 
Infantry 
Tucker's Regiment, Confederate Infantry

17
Higgins, N.
Confederate 
Cavalry 
1st Regiment, Confederate Cavalry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records(NARA)
N. Higgins enlisted as a Private in Company "H", 1st Claiborne's regiment of Cavalry* on December 21,1861 at Cherokee Alabama for 1 year service.
The only record is that he was furloughed at Frankfort Alabama on February 20,1862.

18
Higgins, R. B.
Confederate 
-
Brush Battalion, CSA

19
Higgins, R. G.
Confederate 
-
General and Staff Officers, 
Non-Regimental Enlisted Men, CSA

20
Higgins, S. J.
Confederate 
-
General and Staff Officers,
 Non-Regimental Enlisted Men, CSA

Not on NPS Listing

Higgins, Thomas
Confederate
Infantry
3rd C.S. Regiment Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records(NARA)
The name Thomas Higgins is listed on a roll datedOctober 27,1864 of Prisoners of War at Nashville Tn. that were captured by General Sherman. Having been captured on September 1,1864 at Jonesboro, Georgia.
It notes his service as; Thomas Higgins, Private, Company "D", 3rd C.S. Regiment Infantry. Received at Military Prison Louisville Ky, on October 28,1864.Sent
to Camp Douglas Illinois on October 29,1864.
Name appears on list of prisoners applying for Oath of Allegiance at Camp Douglas Ill., Dec 1864.Claims to have been loyal all along, that he was conscripted in the rebel army. Deserted to avail himself of the amnesty proclamation. Transferred March 25,1865 upon enlisting in Company "E" 6th United States Volunteers.
No further record this source.


NPS Listing Resumes

21
Higgins, William
Confederate 
Infantry 
8th Battalion, Confederate Infantry
 (2nd Foreign Battalion) (2nd Foreign Legion)

22
Higgins, William H.
Confederate 
Infantry 
3rd Regiment, Confederate Infantry

23
Higgins, Wm. H.
Confederate 
-
General and Staff Officers, 
Non-Regimental Enlisted Men, CSA

- - - - - - - - -

Source: Register of the Confederate dead, interred in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va. Richmond: Gary, Clemmitt & Jones, printers, 1869, Anonymous

Confederate dead in Hollywood cemetery -Richmond Virginia
-Higgins Surname-
Name-Company-Regiment-State-Date-Section-#-Remarks
   F. Higgins,G,2nd,N.C.,02/19/1865,W,38
       -not on N.P.S. database-
   F. Higgins,H,7th,Ala,03/08/1865,W,293
      -not on N.P.S. database-
  J.H. Higgins,E,1st,S.C.,06/20/1865,T,465
  W.S. Higgins,unk.,unk.,unk.,11/2/1861,B,124,C.S.A.
   -not enough information to determine connection-


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-Confederate Service Records, 1861-1865 -
Service in Confederate States of America Units

1) A. Higgins - Richardson's Battalion. Confederate Light Artillery (Battalion A, 1st Corps Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia) formerly Garnett's Battalion Light Artillery -
A. Higgins appears on Company "C" muster roll dated Feb 1865,but absent on furlough indulgence

2) C. Higgins -First Chickasaw Infantry (Hunter's Regiment, Indian Volunteers) -C Higgins appears as a private in Company "H" (Capt Hansell's Co.) of Hunter's Regiment of Indian Volunteers. He is noted on Muster in roll July 21,1863 at Tallequah C.N. ,(Creek Nation) He was enrolled for three years service or war
http://www.thepeoplespaths.net/history/CherConfed.htm

3) G. D. Higgins - Clarkson's Battalion, Confederate Cavalry, Independent Rangers -G.D. Higgins, age 25, is listed Sept 14,1862 on muster in roll of Company "F" (Capt James McDonell's Co.). States he was mustered in May 1,1862 at Tallequah C.N. (Creek Nation) and joined for duty July 1,1862 at Franklin County, Arkansas for 1 year service. Clarkson's Battalion, Independent Rangers Cavalry Volunteers (Note on this unit: Four companies subsequently served in the 1st battalion Missouri Cavalry,1st Indian Brigade. In Aug 1862,the remaining 5 companies were divided into 8 companies and in Nov 1862 were dismounted and consolidated in four companies and assigned to Clark's regiment Missouri Infantry.) 

4) J. Higgins - Second Confederate Infantry - Private, Company "F". J. Higgins appears on an official list, written at Corinth 4/111862, of Killed, Missing, Wounded from Battle of Shiloh Tn, April 6 & 7,1862. It is noted that he has a severe leg wound.

5) J. L. Higgins - Tenth Confederate Cavalry - J.L. Higgins, Private,Company "A" Tenth Confederate Cavalry enlisted March 10,1862 at Hickory Flat ,Alabama by Capt.Rowland for 3 yrs service. Appears on muster roll Jan thru Apr & Jul thru Dec 1863. On a roll dated Jan 31,1864 it states he is absent on detail since Jan 27,1864 to drive cattle. Still on detail on April roll. Present on company roll dated Jun 30,1864. Appears on Muster roll dated Apr 28,1865.Listed as being paroled at Hillsborough N.C. May 3,1865. Appears on a list of sick transferred to St. Mary's Hospital at Dalton Ga. Sept 6,1865. Disease noted is Debilitas (General weakness) (Note on this unit: The 10th regiment Confederate Cavalry was formed by consolidation of the 19th Battalion Georgia Cavalry and 5th Calvary Battalion Hilliard's Legion Alabama Volunteers. Companies A thru E of the 5th Battalion Hilliard's Legion becoming Companies A thru E of the 10th and Companies A thru E of the the 19th Battalion Georgia Cavalry becoming Companies F thru K of the 10th respectively)

6) James Higgins -Mead's Confederate Cavalry (Mead's Regiment of Partisan Rangers) Private, Company "E", D.C. Nelson's Co, Lemuel G. Mead's Confederate Cavalry. Enlisted, for the war, Jan. 18,1864 at Jackson County, Alabama. (Note on this unit: This company was also known as Company "A", Mead's Cavalry C.S.A. It subsequently became Captain Nelson's Company 25th Battalion Alabama Cavalry.

7) James Higgins -First Battalion, Confederate Infantry (Forney's Regiment, Confederate Infantry) Enlisted, for war, at Ft. Morgan, Jan 28,1862. Present, on detail with Ordinance Dept, on company roll for Mar & Apr 1862 in Company "B", . On roll of Company "I" Sept & Oct. 1863. Appears on discharge dated Sept 28,1864. (Note on this unit: Composed principally of re-enlisted men of the 2nd Alabama Infantry and the 1st Confederate Infantry and a remnant of Harmen's Regiment of Tennessee Infantry.

8) James Higgins -Engineers, C. S. A., Private, Engineer Dept C.S.A., His residence is noted as Canada. Appears on a roll of Prisoners of War of Divers Companies and Regiments (detached) of C.S.A. which was commanded by Lt. Col. R.H. Lindsay that surrendered at Citronelle Ala. by Lt. Gen. R. Taylor C.S.A. on May 4,1865. Paroled at Meridian Miss. May 11,1865 (On a hand written note within this file a note stating the name was James Foster Higgins.)

9) John Higgins -First Battalion, Confederate Infantry (Forney's Regiment, Confederate Infantry) Enlisted in Company "C" Feb. 15,1862 at Atlanta Ga. ,for 3 yrs. Appears on Company roll date April 30,1862. Appears on Company roll dated Jun 30,1862 as absent sick with leave at Grenada Mississippi. (see unit note on # 7)

10) John Higgins -Second Confederate Engineer Troops ,Private, Company "D" who lists his residence as Franklin Parish, La. appears on list of Prisoners of War .File states his Company was commanded by Capt. J.A. Porter.They surrendered at Citronelle Ala. by Lt. Gen. R. Taylor C.S.A. on May 4,1865. Paroled at Meridian Miss. May 11,1865

11) John Higgins -Nitre and Mining Bureau, War Department. C.S.A. Private. List residence as Memphis Tn. appears on list of Prisoners of War. File states his Company was commanded by Lt. Col. R.H. Lindsay .They surrendered at Citronelle Ala. by Lt. Gen. R. Taylor C.S.A. on May 12,1865. Paroled at Meridian Miss. May 11,1865.

12) M Higgins -Third Confederate Infantry -Private, Company "D", Enlisted Jun 18,1861 at Vicksburg Mississippi. Appears on Company muster roll dated Feb 28,1863 for service Jan 23 to Feb 28.Present on roll Jul thru Oct 1863. Appears again on roll Mar & Apr and Jul & Aug 1864 

13) Michael Higgins -Tucker's Regiment, Confederate Infantry Sergeant, Company "K", Enlisted Jan 20,1865 at Salisbury. Appears on muster roll dated Feb 17,1865. (Note on this unit: The 1st Foreign Battalion Confederate Infantry also known as 1st Confederate infantry P.A.C.S*. It was raised by authority of war dept from the foreigners among the Federal P.O.W.s. Soldier appears on hospital roll of C.S.A. General Hospital No. 11 at Charlotte N.C. for acute diarrhea. Sent to another hospital same day. Soldier appears on hospital roll of Pettigrew General Hospital No. 13 at Raleigh N.C.. Date of admittance for acute diarrhea was Feb 20, 1865., was returned to duty Mar 20,1865. (*Provisional Army of the Confederate States )

14) N Higgins -First Confederate Cavalry -Enlisted as a private on Dec 21,1861, at Cherokee, Alabama for 1 yr service. Is listed as absent on furlough since Feb 20,1862 on roll dated April 30,1862.

15) R. B. Higgins -Brush Battalion, C. S. A. is mentioned on a list of men assembled at Oxford Lake,Collin County,Texas,November 1863 under an agreement made between them and the C.S. Authorities on or about Oct 26,1863 for the purpose of organizing and entering Confederate service on the frontier of Texas. Under notes is states Militia.

16) William Higgins -Eighth Battalion. Confederate Infantry (2d Foreign Battalion, Infantry; 2d Foreign Legion, Infantry) Private ,Company "A" , Enlisted Dec 12,1864 at Florence S.C. for 3 yrs service (Note on this unit: It was raised by authority of war dept from the foreigners among the Federal P.O.W.s.)

17) William H. Higgins -Third Confederate Infantry .Appears as 3rd Corporal of Company "G" on roll dated Feb 28,1863.Enlisted Aug 1 1861 at Pittsman FerryArkansas. On roll dated Oct 31,1863 he is listed as absent, having been wounded at battle of Chickamauga on Sept 20. Listed on roll dated Dec 31, 1863 as present. Listed as Private on roll of prisoners of war. Paroled at Selma Alabama May 29,1865.


  
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