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GEORGIA  
             
http://content.sos.state.ga.us/cdm4/pension.php 
                 Confederate Pension Applications, 1879-1960 Database


No. Soldier Name Side Function Regiment Name 

1
Higgins, A.
Confederate 
Infantry 
59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
The only record of this soldier is on a record of his discharge on a document from the Medical Directors Office at Richmond, Virginia dated December 13, 1862. It was approved by J. S. Harris, Surgeon. It states he was a Private in Company "G" 59th Georgia Infantry Regiment.


2
Higgins, A. J.
Confederate 
Infantry 
43rd Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)  File shows this is same soldier # 24 below

3
Higgins, A. B.
Confederate 
Infantry 
55th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private A.B. Higgins volunteered May 6,1862 in Captain D.A. Lee's Company*, Harkies Regiment, Georgia Infantry for 3 years or war at Lawrenceville, Gwinnett County, Georgia by Captain Lee. Listed as absent sick on May 1862 roll. Listed again as absent sick on Nov/Dec 1862 at Knoxville Tennessee since August 3,1862. Listed absent without leave at home on Jan/Feb 1863 roll. Present on Mar/Apr 1863 roll. Absent on May/Jun 1863
roll, left, sick, at Clinton Tennessee on June 18,1863. Present on roll ending April 30,1864. Notes he is now in Company "B". Name appears on a register of C.S.A. General Hospital # 3 at Greensboro, N.C, having been admitted on March 3,1865.Notes he was sent to another hospital. No further record this source.
*This company subsequently became company "I",55th Georgia Infantry.

4
Higgins, A.M.
Confederate 
Infantry 
2nd Regiment, Georgia Infantry 

http://members.aol.com/scv599/assets/laf-cemt.html  
Confederate Soldiers Buried In LaFayette Cemetery
Lafayette Cemetery Wardlaw St La Fayette GA 
30728-0728 tel 706-638-4772 

Higgins, A. M. Co. H, 2nd Ga. Inf. CSA
(maybe same as # 5 -this page)
Other notes at web site link above
-Verification is needed-
See also: a witness on an application for a pension is
a Asa M. Higgins of Walker County, Georgia, he is testifying on behalf of David H. Hixon
See site 
http://www.atlanna.com/Hixon/Higgins-hixon.htm  

Webmaster believes this to be same Asa. M. Higgins mentioned above
1880 Census Household:

Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age
Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
 
Asa M. HIGGINS    Self M Mal e   W 50 GA Blacksmith GA GA 
Elizabeth HIGGINS Wife M Female W 45 GA
House Keeping TN TN 
Pierce HIGGINS     Son S Male     W 25 GA Farming GA TN 
Lenora HIGGINS Dau S Female     W 17 GA
House Keeping GA TN
Thomas SIMMS Other S Male W 19 GA Boarder GA TN 

Source Information:
Census Place Cain Creek, Walker, Georgia 
Family History Library Film 1254169 
NA Film Number T9-0169 Page Number 400C 


5
Higgins, A. N.
Confederate 
Infantry 
2nd Regiment, Georgia Infantry

See soldier 4 Higgins, A.M.

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private A. N. (also noted as A.M.) Higgins, Company "H", 2nd Regiment, Georgia Infantry. Enlisted Jan 6,1863 at Decatur Georgia by Major Hardee for duration of war. On roll as absent on March 20, 1863,at central hospital. Appears on a register of General Hospital # 9 March 19, 1863.Then transferred to Chimborazo Hospital on same date for debility. Transferred to Ringgold Ga. April 23,1863.Appears on a receipt roll of Bragg Hospital at Ringgold Ga. for the month of July 1863.His occupation is listed as Nurse.He was ordered to this extra duty by Gen. Bragg. Name appears on a receipt for clothing at General hospital #3 at Lynchburg Va. March 21, 1864.
According to a pension commission card at above source dated February 16, 1916, A. N. Higgins enlisted January 6, 1863.On roll as present Dec 1864.
A prisoner of war record shows an A.M. Higgins, an enemy deserter, of above mentioned regiment, was received March 13, 1865, and took the oath of allegiance, March 14,1865, at Bermuda Hundred. According to Confederate records he was transferred to Chattanooga TN after taking oath of allegiance.

6
Higgins, Aaron Jackson
Confederate 
Cavalry 
6th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry

Source: National Archives: Civil War Prisoner of War Records,1861-1865- Confederate -Selected Records of the War Department Relating to Confederate Prisoners of War, 1861-1865
Roll: M598_88    
Appears on document Headquarters-Louisville Kentucky -

We the undersigned prisoners of war, pledge our word of honor that we will not take up arms against the United States of America during the present war, unless sooner exchanged.

Name-Rank-Co-Regiment-Where taken-Remarks
Aaron Jackson Higgins - Corporal -D - 6th Ga. Legion Cavalry - Campbell Co. Tn - Sent to Vicksburg via Cairo Jan 14,1863

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Appears on above source files as 1st Corporal Aaron J.
Hagan, (on later index cards name is given as Higgins)
Company 'D' 6th Georgia Cavalry. Enlisted May 16,1862
at Elijay (sp?) Georgia for 3 years. Listed as absent
on Jan to Mar 1863 roll, notes that he was captured by
the enemy on Dec 28, 1862 at Camp Pine Not (sic) East
Tennessee. Appears on a register of Prisoners of war
(undated), notes he was captured in Campbell Co.
Tennessee, sent to Vicksburg via Cairo on January
14,1863.List his unit a 1st Georgia legion. (Very
possible information from here on is another soldier, a
possible error of copyist at archives) Name appears on
a roll of prisoners sent by the Provost Marshall of
Lexington Ky to Vicksburg for exchange Jan
5,1863,states he was arrested Jan 2,1863 at Danville
Ky. Name appears on a list of prisoners at Camp
Douglas Illinois March 31,1863.States he was captured
at Harrodsburg Kentucky. No further record.

7
Higgins, B.C.
Confederate 
-
Phillips' Legion, Georgia

8
Higgins, B.F.
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st City Battalion, Georgia Infantry (Columbus)

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
B.F. Higgins is listed ,as of August 29,1864,as a Lieutenant of Company "C" City Battalion* of Infantry for local defence, City of Columbus, Ga. (Major F.G. Wilkins)
No further record this source.

*Note: This company is composed exclusively of detailed men, all of whom are engaged and employed by government contractors in works at this point connected with the arsenal.

9
Higgins, B. W.
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st Battalion, Georgia Infantry (State Guards)

same soldier as # 10

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private B.W. Higgins, Company "A", Ordnance Battalion,
Georgia. (also known as Company "A",1st Battalion
Infantry, Georgia State Guards). Name appears on muster
roll of Captain J.P. Murray's Company (A), Ordnance
Battalion Infantry, C. S. Arsenal Operatives, Lt. Col.
J,B. Oliveros commanding, for the defense of the City
of Columbus Ga.. Enlisted Aug. 4, 1863 for 6 months or
war.No further record.

10
Higgins, B. W.
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st City Battalion, Georgia Infantry (Columbus)
   Also See #9 Above

11
Higgins, Benjamin F.
Confederate 
Infantry 
39th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private Benjamin F. Higgins, Company "B" 39th
Regiment, Georgia Infantry. Name appears on a bounty pay
roll dated March 28,1862 at Camp McDonald, Bounty for
re-enlisting paid $50.00. "Absent, detailed in armory
at Dalton, Georgia October 5, 1862."Roll dated Mar/Apr
1864 still on armory detail. No further record.

http://searches1.rootsweb.com/usgenweb/archives/ga/murray/military/civilwar/rosters/b39.txt  
Higgins, Benjamin F. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Roll dated April 30, 1864, last on file, shows him "Absent, detailed in armory at Dalton, Georgia October 5, 1862."
No later record.
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12
Higgins, David
Confederate 
Infantry 
Green's Company, Georgia Infantry (State Armory Guards)

  http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ga/county/baldwin/1864census.html  
Baldwin County 1864 Census for Re-organizing the Georgia Militia Census was for men 16-60 yrs old

20th Senatorial District, 320th Militia District 
HIGGINS, D.,28 yrs, Gunsmith, Employed in GA Armory, b. GA 


13
Higgins, E. J.
Confederate 
Infantry 
43rd Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
The only record of E.J. Higgins is as a Private in Company "G" 43rd Georgia Infantry Regiment, surrendering and being paroled May 28,1865 at Augusta Georgia.

14
Higgins, E. M.
Confederate 
Infantry 
39th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

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

Private Ebenezer M. Higgins, Company "K",39th Regiment,
Georgia Infantry, enlisted March 10, 1862 at Lafayette
Georgia by J. H. Brady for 3 years or war.On roll
dated July 1862 listed as absent without leave. Name
appears on a register of Prisoners of war captured at
Harrodsburg Kentucky (date unknown) and shipped to
Cairo (Ill.) November 18, 1862. Exchanged November 15th
1862.Listed on a roll of prisoners paroled by terms of
capitulation of Vicksburg July 4,1863. Took oath of
allegiance on January 3, 1864.
Personal description; Fair complexion, light hair,Blue eyes, 5 ft 10 in tall.
parole

http://39thgavolinfrgt.homestead.com/files/Company_K.doc 
Company K, 39th Regiment Walker County
"Walker County Volunteers"
Higgins, E. M. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Absent without leave December 9, 1863. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Nashville, Tennessee and released January 4, 1864


15
Higgins, Early
Confederate 
Infantry 
6th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/butts/military/civilwar/rosters/cod6reg.txt 
Higgins, Early-Enlisted as a private in Co. 1, 45th Regiment Ga. Inf. March 4, 1862. Transferred to Co. D, 6th Regiment Ga. Inf., in exchange for Warren W. Wilson, May 27, 1862. Surrendered Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.
...
Source:
Georgia. Confederate Pension and Record Department. Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia 1861-1865. 7 vols. Hapeville: Longino & Porter, 1955-58.
Enlisted as a Private in Company I, 45th Infantry Regiment Georgia on 04 March 1862.Transferred to Company I, 45th Infantry Regiment Georgia on 27 May 1862 Transferred in Company D, 6th Infantry Regiment Georgia on 27 May 1862. Surrendered Company D, 6th Infantry Regiment Georgia on 26 April 1865 in Greensboro, NC
....
Also found
-Subject to confirmation-
Name: Early Higgins Spouse: Nancy Smith 
Marriage Date: 18 Nov 1860 
County: Butts State: Georgia 

 HIGGINS EARLY 33 M W GA GA BUTTS INDIAN SPRING P O 1870
 
Household:1880
 
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age
  Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace 

  Early H. HIGGINS   Self M Male     W 42 GA Farmer GA GA 
  Nancy L. HIGGINS Wife M Female W 44 GA Keeping House GA GA 
  Elizabeth HIGGINS Dau S Female  W 14 GA GA GA 
 Robert D. HIGGINS  Son S Male     W  4 GA GA GA 

Source Information:
Census Place Indian Springs, Butts, Georgia Family History Library Film 1254136 
NA Film Number T9-0136 Page Number 298A 

HIGGINS EARLEY 63 M W GA GA BUTTS DUBLIN 1900


16
Higgins, F. W.
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st Battalion, Georgia Infantry (State Guards)

    Same soldier as # 17


17
Higgins, Flenn
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st Battalion, Georgia Infantry (State Guards)

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private Flenn Higgins, Company "A", Ordinance
Battalion, Georgia. Appears on Muster Roll of J.P.
Murray's Company "A" Ordinance Battalion Infantry C. S.
Arsenal Operatives, Lt. Col. J.B. Oliveros,
commanding, for the defence of the City of Columbus
Georgia. Enlisted August 4, 1863 to serve six months
or war. (This company was also known as Company "A"
1st Battalion, Infantry, Georgia State Guards)

18
Higgins, G. W.
Confederate 
Infantry 
Bard's Company, Georgia Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
G.W. Higgins enlisted as a Private on August 21,1863 in Captain james H. Bard's Company, six months troops for the local defence in Whitfield County Georgia. No further record this source.

19
Higgins, George
Confederate 
Infantry 
61st Regiment, Georgia Infantry 
    http://www.nwinfo.net/~jagriffin/61st.htm
   The assistant quartermaster was George Higgins

http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/military/wsi/cog61strg.shtml 
MUSTER ROLL OF COMPANY G, 61st REGIMENT
GEORGIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY
Higgins, George - private October 8, 1861. Appointed
Captain in Commissary Department. Resigned and joined
Morgan's Kentucky Cavalry in 1863
-
see above link for more history of this regiment-


20
Higgins, Griffin
Confederate 
-
Phillips' Legion, Georgia

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private Griffin Higgins, Company "D", Phillips' Legion, Georgia Cavalry. Listed as Ferrier. Enlisted September 12,1861 for war at Newman Georgia by Captain Long. Present on all rolls. Appears on a register of Jackson Hospital, Richmond, Va, admitted, after having been sent from Hospital # 9, on August 18,1864 for Debilitas (abnormal and general loss of strength), released September 2,1864.

21
Higgins, H. H.
Confederate 
Infantry 
Green's Company, Georgia Infantry (State Armory Guards)

  http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ga/county/baldwin/1864census.html  
Baldwin County 1864 Census for Re-organizing the Georgia Militia Census was for men 16-60 yrs old

20th Senatorial District, 320th Militia District 
HIGGINS, H.H.,37 yrs, Gunsmith, Employed in GA Armory, b. SC


22
Higgins, H M
Confederate 
Infantry 
Howard's Company, Georgia Infantry (Non-Conscripts)

23
Higgins, Henry T.
Confederate 
Infantry 
21st Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Source: History of the Doles-Cook Brigade
By Henry Walter Thomas - Published 1903

-Muster Roll of 21st Georgia Infantry Regiment-
HIGGINS, HENRY T.
Private, June 6, 1861. Captured in North Carolina,
May, 1864. Supposed to be living and in the Federal
army

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private Henry T. Higgins, Age 23, Company "A" 21st Georgia Infantry. (Capt. Glover's Company, Georgia Infantry, aka Campbell Guards), Enrolled June 6,1861.at Campbellton Georgia, for 3 years or war. Mustered into the company at Richmond, VA, on June 25,1861.Regimental return for November & Dec 1861,list him as driving a wagon Nov. 27 to date. Made Brigade Wagoner Feb 27,1862 per order of General Trimble. Remained same til April 1862. He next is noted on July/Aug 1864 Roll as absent sick since Feb.3,1864.No further record.

24
Higgins, Isaiah
Confederate 
Infantry 
43rd Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Isaiah Higgins volunteered at Cherokee County Georgia for 3 years or war.He was mustered in as a Private in Company "B" 43rd Georgia Infantry on March 4, 1862. name appears on a list of prisoners of war dated May 25, 1863, He was captured at Champion Hill on May 16, 1863, to Fort Delaware where he arrived on June 9, 1863. He was exchanged on July 3, 1863. Sent to hospital on November 13, 1863.
 

http://home.att.net/~fortythirdgeorgia/coB.html 
--Homepage-
http://home.att.net/~fortythirdgeorgia/main.htm 
Company B - 43rd Georgia Infantry as of March 20, 1862

Higgins, Isaiah Private

http://battleofchampionhill.org/georgia.pdf 
Website states 
Isaiah Higgins, of Company B,43rd Georgia Regiment, was captured at Battle of Champion's Hill, Mississippi ,
http://www.nps.gov/vick/vcmpgn/chmpnhl.htm  
16 May 1863 ,and was taken to Fort Delaware, Delaware 
http://www.del.net/org/fort/ 
and was paroled on July 3rd.1863


25
Higgins, J.
Confederate 
Infantry 
43rd Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Same soldier as # 51

see also
http://content.sos.state.ga.us/u?/pension,43313
http://content.sos.state.ga.us/u?/pension,43938
http://content.sos.state.ga.us/u?/pension,43936

link to his Mrs.,Sarah M., Higgins, Application for a pension
Widow of John H. Higgins of Company "D", 43rd Ga. Inf.
http://content.sos.state.ga.us/u?/pension,43663

http://home.att.net/~fortythirdgeorgia/coD.html 
Company D - 43rd Georgia Infantry as of March 20, 1862

External Replacements and Additions 
Higgins, John H. Private May 8, 1862
. . . .
http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Agora/9743/43rdcod.htm 
Company " D " 43rd. Georgia Infantry Regiment
BANKS COUNTY, GEORGIA 
MIDDLE RIVER VOLUNTEERS 
Higgins, John H.- private March 4, 1862. Roll dated
February 29, 1864, last on file, shows him absent,
sent to hospital. Captured near Kinston, N. C. March
10, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Md. June 27,
1865. (Born in Habersham County, Ga. October 1840) 
..
links to images of his pension application

http://content.sos.state.ga.us/u?/pension,43410 
http://content.sos.state.ga.us/u?/pension,43411 


26
Higgins, J.
Confederate 
Infantry 
44th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Per Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
J. Higgins' information is filed under Josiah H. Hagan(s)

Josiah H. Hagan (also listed as Hegens) enlisted as a Private by Captain Butler on August 21,1862 at Pike County, Georgia in Company "H" 44th Georgia Infantry for 3 years or war. Name appears on list of patients at General hospital # 9 at Richmond on October 30,1862,transferred to General Hospital # 18 (formerly Greaner's Hospital) for Rheumatism . Name appears on a clothing receipt dated July 1863 1st Division General Hospital at Camp Winder , Richmond, Va. On July/Aug 1864 roll he is listed as absent wounded (at Charlestown, Va). Name appears on a list of wounded at 2nd Division,9th Army Corp Hospital, Army of the Potomac dated April 2,1865,notes he was wounded at Petersburg, Va with gunshot wound in the left shoulder. Transferred to City Point,Va on April 3,1865.Admitted to U.S.A Hospital Steamer "State of Maine" on April 9,1865.Injury listed as Gunshot wound (minie ball) to lung. He then was sent to Lincoln Hospital Washington D.C. on April 10,1865. (His name
is listed as John G. Hagan) .It states the wound occurred on March 25,1865 at Fort Steadman. A record of death and interment exists under the name of John G. Hagan, Private, Company "H" 44th Georgia Infantry.
It states; That he was single and was from Pike County, Georgia. He was 27 years of age. Died at Lincoln General Hospital on April 23,1865 and was buried on April 24, 1865.
Cause of death- Exhaustion from gunshot wound



27
Higgins, J. A.

Confederate 
Infantry 
15th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

http://searches1.rootsweb.com/usgenweb/archives/ga/hart/military/civilwar/rosters/coh15.txt
FRANKLIN COUNTY, GA - MILITARY - CIVIL WAR Co H 15th Regiment "Pool Volunteers"
Higgins, C. James A. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Died of typhoid fever in Chimborazo hospital #3, at Richmond, Virginia May 3, 1862.

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private James A. Higgins, Company "H", 15th Georgia Infantry. Enlisted March 4,1862 for war unless discharged sooner, at Hart County, Georgia by Lt. W.R. Walters. Absent, Sick at hospital on March/April 1862 roll. Died May 3,1862 of Typhoid Fever at Chimborazo Hospital #3 Richmond Va, Originally admitted on April 22,1862.

28
Higgins, J. J.
Confederate 
Infantry 
55th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

29
Higgins, J. M.
Confederate 
Cavalry 
12th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry

30
Higgins, J. M.
Confederate 
Infantry 
5th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (State Guards)

31
Higgins, J. M.
Confederate 
Infantry 
Arsenal Battalion, Georgia Infantry (Columbus)
    Also See #57

32
Higgins, J. M.
Confederate 
Infantry 
60th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

33
Higgins, J. R.  (John R. Higgins)
Confederate 
Infantry 
10th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private J. R. Higgins, Company "E", 10th Georgia
Infantry. Enlisted May 20,1861 at Jonesboro, Clayton
County Georgia for duration of war by Captain
Crawford. Listed on regimental return as on special
duty as a nurse at hospital July 1861. Name on
register of CSA General Hospital, Charlotte Virginia,
July 12,1863 and furloughed September 10,1863. Name
appears on Morning report of General Hospital Camp
Winder, Richmond Virginia, admitted September 25,1862.
Morning report of above hospital of October 9,1862
notes that he was given a 20 day furlough. On 10th Ga.
roll of Sept/Oct 1864 as AWOL. Same for Nov/Dec. No
further record.

Source: Georgia Confederate Pension records
-Extracted Information-

On his application for a Confederate pension, dated February 13, 1889, John R. Higgins states he served as a Private in Company "E" 10th Georgia Infantry of Simm's Brigade. While on duty at the battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on July 2, 1863, he was wounded. His statement on the application states he "was shot in right arm in elbow and also in hand and wrist permanently disabling said arm and wrist and rendering same substantially and essentially useless" .
He stated he has been a resident of the United States since December 21, 1821. He is currently a resident of Forsyth County, Georgia.

HIGGINS-JOHN-R-79-M-W-GA-GA-FORSYTH-BIG_CRK-1900
Name Age
John R Higgins 78
Hannah Higgins 44

34
Higgins, J. S.
Confederate 
Infantry 
36th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Broyles')

http://ranger95.crosswinds.net/georgia/infantry/rosters/36th_inf_regt_rost_e.html 
Higgins, J. Samuel -- Private - April 5, 1862. Died at London, Tennessee August 1862

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private J. S. Higgins, Company "E",36th Georgia Infantry Regiment, (Broyles'). Name appears on a Bounty pay roll dated June 1,1861.Paid for re-enlisting $50.00.
No further record this source.

35
Higgins, J. W.
Confederate 
Cavalry 
12th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry

also indexed as J. M. Higgins, therefore same soldier
as # 29 above

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private J. W. Higgins, age 36, enlisted at Newnan
Ga, November 16,1862 for war in Captain Graham's
Company, 23rd Georgia Dragoons (also known as 4th
Georgia Cavalry and later became Company "H",12th
Georgia Cavalry). On roll date November 14,1864,is
listed as absent, Prisoner of War ,Middle Tennessee,
October 1, 1863.On roll of POW soldiers at Nashville
Tennessee October 14,1863, and forwarded to Louisville
Kentucky on same date for exchange. States he was
captured October 2,1863 at Sequatchie Valley. On roll
of prisoners discharged October 16,1863 to be sent to
Camp Morton ,Indianapolis, Indiana and is noted to have
died there March 2, 1864 of General debility. Grave is
noted as being at Green Lawn Cemetery,# 818.(see
below)

http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~indiana42nd/Confederate_Burials_Crown_Hill_RevI.pdf
Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Buried at Crown Hill
Cemetery - Lot 32.(Original Burials at Greenlawn
Cemetery – Re-interred Between 1928 and 1931)
HIGGINS, J. W., (Co)H, 4th Cav. Mar. 2, 1864 GA

History of Camp Morton at
http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~indiana42nd/campmorton.htm


J W H Higgins  Not on this NPS Listing for Georgia 

36
Higgins, James
Confederate 
Infantry 
60th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
James M. Higgins enlisted as a Private in William P, Jarrett's Company* (Gilmer Volunteers) on September 19,1861 by Major Calhoun at Dalton Georgia for war. On Mar/Apr 1862 roll is listed as sick in quarters. It is noted on the Nov/Dec 1862 that he was wounded in the right arm on December 13, 1862 at battle of Fredericksburg, Va. and is on 30 day furlough. On Mar/Apr 1863 roll he is listed as sick in Chimborazzo Hospital # 2 since April 1,1863. On May/Jun 1863 roll it states he is sick in hospital (Camp Winder) at Richmond, Virginia. Transferred to 4t Division General Hospital at Danville Va. Same on Sept/Oct 1863 roll. On Nov/Dec 1863 roll states he is home from hospital on furlough. On roll ending April 30,1864,lists him as AWOL at Gilmer County, Georgia. His name appears on an Oath Of Allegiance to the U.S. Government on April 16, 1864.
Personal Info from Oath:
Place of residence-Gilmer County, Georgia, Light Complexion, Brown Hair, Blue eyes. 5 foot 6 inches tall, Occupation is listed as farmer.

* This company subsequently became Company "F" 60th Georgia Infantry.
(also for a short time was known as 4th Battalion (Stiles)Georgia Infantry.

37
Higgins, James A.
Confederate 
Infantry 
36th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Broyles')

http://ranger95.crosswinds.net/georgia/infantry/rosters/36th_inf_regt_rost_e.html 
Higgins, James A -- Private - April 5, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863. Received off Mobile Harbor, Alabama August 4, 1863. Died at New Orleans, Louisiana August 4, 1863.


38
Higgins, James B.
Confederate 
Infantry 
36th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Villepigue's)

  http://ranger95.crosswinds.net/georgia/infantry/rosters/roster2/1st_confed_inf_regt_rost_1st_d.html
1st Company D, 1st Confederate Regiment Infantry 
                     Fulton County
Records on file in the War Department show this company was changed to 2nd Company C, 1st Confederate Regiment.
This company was also designated Company D, 36th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Villepigue's ) which became 1st Company D, 1st Confederate Regiment Infantry 
-See website for more details on how & when they changed the regiment designation-

Higgins, James B -- Private - March 25, 1861. Killed at Santa Rosa Island, Florida October 9, 1861. (Born in 1824.) 

http://www.historynet.com/magazines/american_civil_war/3806831.html
Info on Battle of Santa Rosa Island

His widow Lica Higgins petitioned for a pension Dec
2,1862 for the loss of her husband, James B. Higgins.

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private James B. Higgins, Company "D",36th Regiment, Georgia Infantry. Originally enlisted, at age 37,in George W. Lee's Company of Georgia Volunteers on March 25,1861 at Fort McCree, Florida by Capt Lee for 1 year service. He was by occupation a Stone Cutter. By July 1861,company designated as Company "D",1 Battalion Georgia Volunteers. List him on detail with ordinance dept on July 1861 roll. Rank at time of death was  Ordinance Sergeant.

39
Higgins, James D
Confederate 
Infantry 
36th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Broyles')

http://ranger95.crosswinds.net/georgia/infantry/rosters/36th_inf_regt_rost_c.html  
Higgins, James D -- Private - March 3, 1862. Pension records show he was wounded and permanently disabled, while moving artillery at Vicksburg, Mississippi, June 20, 1863
(Born in Forsyth County, Georgia March 24, 1832.)

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private James D. Higgins,36th Regiment, Company "C",
Georgia Infantry (Broyles'). Enlisted March 3, 1862 for
war. Name appears on a Bounty ($50.00) Pay list for
re-enlisting. Name appears on a list of Prisoners of
war paroled at Vicksburg, Ms, July 9,1863 according to
terms of capitulation of Confederate forces. Having
been captured at Vicksburg on July 4,1863.

    Click for Image of parole

Source: Georgia, Confederate Pension Applications, 1879-1960
James D. Higgins, born March 24,1833 in Forsythe County, Georgia. Was a Private in Company "C" 36th Georgia Infantry. Injured while moving Artillery at during the siege of Vicksburg, MS. Received numerous ruptures of left side that cause him not to be able to do labor. Currently (1890) a resident of Hall County, Georgia.
 

40
Higgins, James W.
Confederate 
Infantry 
63rd Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
James W. Higgins enlisted November 24, 1862 as a Private in Company "C" of Phoenix Regiment (aka Gordon's Regiment) Georgia Infantry* at Thunderbolt (Atlanta Ga) for 3 years or war by Captain Craven. Listed as "sick in quarters" on roll ending Dec 31,1862. Listed as having been transferred to Macon from General Hospital # 1 at Savannah Georgia on February 28,1863. Ailment: Chronic Rheumatism. On Mar/Apr 1863 roll, he is listed as "Sick in quarters". On May/Jun & Jul/Aug 1863 roll, he is listed as absent sick in General Hospital. On Sept/Oct 1863, he is listed as present, sick in quarters. He is listed as being in Ocmulgee Hospital at Macon Ga. for Neuralgia on May 22,1864, released next day. He appears present on all rolls until October 14,1864 when his name appears on a list of Rebel Deserters who took the Oath of Allegiance on October 22,1864 and are to remain north of the Ohio River during the war.
Personal Information from his Oath declaration: Residence is Fulton County Ga,Dark Complexion, Dark Hair, Eyes Dark, 6 foot tall,

* This company subsequently became Company "C" 63rd Georgia Infantry.

41
Higgins, Jasper
Confederate 
Infantry 
65th Regiment, Georgia Infantry
   http://www.izzy.net/~michaelg/65-i.htm
   Higgins, Jasper -- Private Apr. 25, 1863. 
   Deserted May 26, 1863. 
   Court martial in Atlanta, Ga., and was sentenced to be shot to death. 
   Death sentence was commuted to hard labor. 
  Court Martial of J.P. Higgins (later commuted to hard labor)


42
Higgins, Jeremiah
Confederate 
Artillery 
22nd Battalion, Georgia Heavy Artillery

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private Jeremiah Higgins, (also indexed as Jerry)
Company "E", 22nd Battalion, Georgia Heavy Artillery
(Originally called Captain Hussey's Company
-Montgomery Guards- 1st Battalion Georgia Siege
Artillery) October 10,1861 at Savannah Ga. Re-Enlisted
on Oct 10, 1862 at Savannah for 3 years by Major James
Williams. Appears on muster roll for May/June 1863 as
4th Corporal (appointed May 23,1863 )sick in hospital
since June 13, 1863.Appointed 5th Sergeant November
23,1863.On Jan/Feb 1864 roll is listed as 3rd Sergeant.

43
Higgins, Jeremiah
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Olmstead's)

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

Private, Jeremiah Higgins, 1st Regiment, Georgia
Infantry (Olmstead's) Enlisted August 22,1861 in
Captain Guilmartin's Company (Montgomery Guards) at
Savannah Ga. by Lt. Colonel Rockwell for duration of
the war. Name appears on a roll of prisoners at Fort
Columbus, New York Harbor June 2, 1862. Having been
captured on April 11, 1862 at Fort Pulaski Ga. Appears
on a list of prisoners exchanged at Aiken's Landing Va
exchanged August 5,1862 on board Steamer Katskill.

44
Higgins, Joel A.
Confederate 
Cavalry 
10th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry (State Guards) 

http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/carroll/cemeteries/confeds.txt  
Confederate Soldiers buried in Carroll County Georgia 
Higgins, Joel A  born 1842, died 1875, member of the 10th Georgia Cavalry State Guards Company E, buried Carroll County

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private Joel A. Higgins, Company "D",10th Regiment,
Georgia Cavalry (State Guards). Enlisted July 27,1863
at Hickory Lead for 6 months service. Name on January
27,1864 roll listed as absent, on sick furlough. No
further record.

- Closest Census Connection -
HIGGINS JOEL A 28 M W GA GA CARROLL VILLA RICA P O 1870
Image 1 & 2
Name Age
Joel A Higgins 28
Mary Higgins 28
Sarah Higgins 8
William Higgins 7
Elizabeth Higgins 6
Robert Higgins 5
John Higgins 4
Tallulah Higgins 6/12

45
Higgins, John
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Olmstead's)

46
Higgins, John
Confederate 
Infantry 
5th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

47
Higgins, John
Confederate 
Infantry 
25th Battalion, Georgia Infantry (Provost Guard)

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private John Higgins, Company "A",25th Battalion, Georgia Infantry (Provost Guard). Enlisted February 16,1862 at Atlanta Georgia for 3 years service. Listed as deserted on Sept/Oct 1862 roll.

48
Higgins, John
Confederate 
Infantry 
28th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
(also indexed in these records as Jno. Higgins)
states he is from Nashville Tn.
Private ,Company "D" 28th Georgia Infantry appears on a Roll of Prisoners at Military Prison, Louisville, Ky.
September 12, 1864. Captured at Canton Ga.
Discharged October 29, 1864 and sent to Camp Douglas, Illinois.
Received at Camp Douglas Illinois November 1, 1864.
Discharged June 17, 1865 in accordance with General Order # 109. Appears on an undated list of prisoners who took the oath of allegiance.
Details given of soldier: Place of residence-Cherokee County Ga,; Light Complexion, Light Hair; Blue eyes; Height 5 foot 6 inches; Remarks: Marietta Ga.


49
Higgins, John B.
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Olmstead's)

50
Higgins, John C.
Confederate 
Infantry 
9th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
John C. Higgins enlisted for the war on June 12, 1861 as a Private in Company "G" of the 9th Regiment Georgia Infantry at Lafayette, Walker County, Georgia. Appears on a roll of Chimborazo Hospital, Richmond, Va dated April 19, 1862 for reason of debilitas, later transferred to 3rd Georgia hospital on April 22, 1862. His name next appears on a casualty list dated July 1, 1862 following being wounded during the seven days battle before Richmond, Va. Present on all other rolls until December 2, 1863 when he was killed while on picket duty. He was a Corporal at the time of his death.


51
Higgins, John H.
Confederate 
Infantry 
43rd Regiment, Georgia Infantry
Also see #25

http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Agora/9743/43rdcod.htm 
Higgins, John H.- private March 4, 1862. Roll dated February 29, 1864, last on file, shows him absent, sent to hospital. Captured near Kinston, N. C. March 10, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Md. June 27, 1865.
(Born in Habersham County, Ga. October 1840) 

52
Higgins, John M.
Confederate 
Infantry 
36th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Broyles')

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
John M. Higgins enlisted as a Private in Company "E" 36th Georgia Infantry (Broyles') by Captain Gilbert. Listed as having deserted at Tiner's Station Tn on October 18,1863. Is listed on a Roll Of Prisoner who were captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi on July 4,1863. Paroled at Vicksburg on July 9,1863. It is mentioned on his parole that he was 3rd Sergeant.

53
Higgins, John O.
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Olmstead's)

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Notes that records are filed under John S. Higgins
(see #54 below)



54
Higgins, John S.
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Olmstead's)

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private John S. Higgins, Company "A",1st Regiment,
Georgia Infantry (Olmstead's), Enlisted May 30,1861 at
Savannah Georgia by Captain John Foley for 60
days. (Captain Foley's - Irish Jasper Greens - 1st
Regiment Georgia Infantry). On roll dated Aug 10 to
31,1861,he is listed as 3rd Corporal. Period of service
now 6 months. On detached duty at Adjutant General's
Office, at Savannah, Feb.22, 1862.On roll dated Feb
14,1862 to April 30,1862,period of service extended to
3 years or war and rank now 2nd Corporal, still on
detached duty. On roll dated May/June 1862, had
re-enlisted on February 14,1862 and promoted to rank
of 1st Corporal on June 12,1862 and still on detached
duty. On card dated November 4,1863 states he was
court martialed. Reduced in rank to Private prior to
November 1862. On card dated Dec 7,1863 listed as
prisoner. Captured on June 4,1864 Appears on Morning
report of Confederate patients in 1st Division
hospital December 26,1864.Having been admitted Dec 24
for Chronic Rheumatism. Appears on a report of rebel
deserters who reported at Savannah within the 15 days
prior to April 30,1865.
Personal Information: Born Ireland; Residence of Savannah;
Age 23;Blue eyes; Brown Hair; Ruddy Complexion; 5 foot 8 inches tall

55
Higgins, John W.
Confederate 
Infantry 
6th Regiment, Georgia Infantry 

     http://www.rootsweb.com/~gadade/6thcob.htm
     6th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry
     Army of Tennessee, C.S.A.
      Muster Roll of Company "B" 
      "Lookout Dragoons"
       Dade County Georgia
       HIGGINS, John Private May 20, 1861 

     
http://home.flash.net/~coley/mike_biographies.html  
      John Washington Higgins extensive biography,
      obituary of this soldier
       . . . 

http://home.flash.net/~coley/mike_biographies.html 
John Washington Higgins was born February 5, 1841 at Kingston, Roane County, Tennessee. He enlisted at Trenton, Dade Co., Georgia on May 20, 1861. He served as both a private and a 2nd Sergeant in Co. B, 6th Georgia Infantry, also known as the “Lookout Dragoons.” 
Lots more information at above link including info about his family listed below.
...
1880 Census
Household:

Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age
Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
 
John HIGGINS Self M Male W 39 TN Farmer TN TN 
July L. HIGGINS Wife M Female W 41 TN Keeping House TN TN 
Robert J. HIGGINS Son S Male W 11 GA Attending School TN TN
Edward E. HIGGINS Son S Male W 9 GA Attending School TN TN
Albert S. HIGGINS Son S Male W 7 GA Attending School TN TN 
Harriet S. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 5 GA TN TN 
Sintha M. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 4 GA TN TN 
Mary A. HALE SisterL S Female W 63 TN At Home TN TN 

Source Information:
Census Place Creek, Dade, Georgia 
Family History Library Film 1254142 
NA Film Number T9-0142 Page Number 41C 

also his and his family burial is listed at
http://www.rootsweb.com/~txtarran/cemetery/whiteschapel.htm#h  
Tarrant County, TXGenWeb White's Chapel Cemetery


56
Higgins, Joseph M.
Confederate 
-
1st Regiment, Georgia Regulars

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

Private Joseph M. Higgins, Company "B",1st Regiment,
Georgia Regulars. Enlisted July 17,1861* at Savannah
by Colonel Williams for 3 years. On Nov/Dec 1863 roll
he is listed as absent on detached service Provost
Guard at Fort Gaines Ga. by order of Gen. Cobb. A
pension inquiry dated April 1,1915 states; The record
shows that Joseph M. Higgins (also borne as J. Marion
Higgins)1st Regiment, Georgia Regulars, enlisted April
17,1861 at Blairsville (Ga) and that he was discharged
November 24,1861.* Enlistment date differs from
pension inquiry note

Personal information from discharge papers:
Born North Carolina, age 18 years,5 foot 7 inches
tall,Fair complexion, Blue eyes, Light hair. Occupation
noted as a student. Was enlisted on April 17,1861 by
Capt Fair (sp?) at Blaitsville ga., Discharged by order
of Sec of War.

Discharge Image discharge

Link to image of Confederate Enlistment Oath
http://content.sos.state.ga.us/u?/confed,658
http://content.sos.state.ga.us/u?/confed,659

57
Higgins, Julius
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st Battalion, Georgia Infantry (State Guards)

Most likely same soldier as
# 31 Higgins, J. M. & #61

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private Julius Higgins, Company "A", Ordinance Battalion, Georgia. Appears on Muster Roll of J.P. Murray's Company "A" Ordinance Battalion Infantry C.S.
Arsenal Operatives, Lt. Col. J.B. Oliveros, commanding, for the defence of the City of Columbus Georgia. Enlisted August 4, 1863 to serve six months or war. (This company was also known as Company "A" 1st Battalion, Infantry, Georgia State Guards)

58
Higgins, M.A.
Confederate 
Cavalry 
1st Regiment, Georgia Cavalry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private M.A. Higgins, Company "E" 1st Regiment, Georgia
Cavalry/Enlisted May 1, 1862 at Carrollton Ga. by
Captain J. W. Blalock for 3 years or war.
On muster roll for Jan/Feb listed as absent on
furlough. On roll for Nov/Dec 1863 he is listed as
absent, having been captured and paroled. On roll for
Nov 4,1864 listed as absent without leave. No further record

Source: Alabama Department of Archives & History; Montgomery, Alabama; Alabama Census of Confederate Soldiers
Name: Mills A Higgins Residence Year: 1907
Residence Place: Danville, R # 4, Lawrence County, Alabama
Birth Date: 6 Feb 1837 Birth Location: Burk County, North Carolina
Served as a Private in Company "A"* 1st Georgia Cavalry. Entered service at Ringgold, Georgia in October of 1861 and was paroled at Atlanta, Georgia in May of 1865.
* Differs from compiled service record
 

59
Higgins, M. J.    Also See Martin Higgins
Confederate 
Artillery 
Maxwell's Regular Light Battery, Georgia Artillery 

Source:
http://ranger95.crosswinds.net/georgia/infantry/rosters/roster2/1st_inf_regt_reg_rost_d.html 
Company D, 1st Regiment Georgia Regulars
-This Company became Maxwell's Battery, Georgia Light Artillery
  August 1862 -
Higgins, Martin J. 
   Enlisted as a private in Company H, 25th Regiment, 
              Georgia Infantry, August 2, 1861.
   Transferred to Company D, 1st Regiment, Georgia Regulars,
          April 9, 1862
    Deserted at Camp Drayton July 20, 1862.


60
Higgins, M. J.   Also See Martin Higgins
Confederate 
-
1st Regiment, Georgia Regulars 

Source:
http://ranger95.crosswinds.net/georgia/infantry/rosters/roster2/1st_inf_regt_reg_rost_d.html 
Company D, 1st Regiment Georgia Regulars
-This Company became Maxwell's Battery, Georgia Light Artillery
  August 1862 -
Higgins, Martin J. 
   Enlisted as a private in Company H, 25th Regiment, 
              Georgia Infantry, August 2, 1861.
   Transferred to Company D, 1st Regiment, Georgia Regulars,
          April 9, 1862
    Deserted at Camp Drayton July 20, 1862


61
Higgins, M. J.
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st Battalion, Georgia Infantry (State Guards)

Most likely same soldier as # 57, 63
Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private M.J. Higgins, Company "A", Ordinance Battalion,
Georgia. Appears on Muster Roll of J.P. Murray's
Company "A" Ordinance Battalion Infantry C. S.
Arsenal Operatives, Lt. Col. J. B. Oliveros,
commanding, for the defence of the City of Columbus
Georgia. Enlisted August 4, 1863 to serve six months
or war. (This company was also known as Company "A"
1st Battalion, Infantry, Georgia State Guards)



62
Higgins, M. L.
Confederate 
Infantry 
24th Regiment, Georgia Infantry
 Also see #65

63
Higgins, M. P.
Confederate 
Infantry 
8th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private, M. P. Higgins, Company "F" 8th Georgia Infantry
Regiment. Appears on a register of sick & wounded
Confederate soldiers at hospitals in and about
Gettysburg Pa. July 1,2,3 1863.Complaint:Ball in left
leg, amp., died July 9,1863.

not listed on roster of 8th Ga. at
http://home.earthlink.net/~larsrbl/CoF8thGARoster.htm

64
Higgins, Mack C.
Confederate 
Sharpshooters 
1st Battalion, Georgia Sharpshooters

Actually Mack C. Higgs per Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)

65
Higgins, Marion E.
Confederate 
Infantry 
24th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Same soldier as # 62 per source noted below

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private Marion E. Higgins, Company "F", 24th Georgia Infantry Regiment. Enlisted August 24,1861 for war at Lawrenceville, Gwinnett County Georgia by Captain Mattox.
Name appears on a register of Episcopal Church Hospital at Williamsburg Va, was admitted for Chronic Diarrhea on July 4,1862. Name appears on a July register of South Carolina Hospital at Petersburg Va, Died July 13,1862. (Another document states died July 10,1862). His effects and pay were requested by and given to his father Ancil (SP?) Higgins.

http://ftp.rootsweb.ancestry.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/gwinnett/military/civilwar/cof24.txt

66
Higgins, Martin
Confederate 
Infantry 
25th Regiment, Georgia Infantry
Same soldier as # 60 Higgins, M. J.

     http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/chatham/military/civilwar/rosters/coh25.txt 
      1st Company H, 
        25th Regiment Chatham County "Telfair Irish Grays" 
        Higgins, Martin J. -- Private - August 2, 1861.
        Transferred to Company D, 
        1st Regiment Georgia Regulars April 9, 1862. 
        Deserted at Camp Drayton July 20, 1862. 

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private, Company "A", 25th Regiment Georgia Infantry.
Enlisted August 2, 1861 at Savannah by Lt. Colonel
Rockwell for war.On Sept/Oct 1861 roll he is in
Company "H" and absent with leave. On Jan/Feb 1862 roll
he is back in Company "A" and "In Arrest". On Mar/Apr
1862 roll it is noted; Absent, mustered with Captain
Jacob Reece's (or Reed's) Company of Regulars.
Although a regular enlisted man in Co. A ,25th Regt.
Ga. Vols. the man reported to Gen Smith for redress.
On May/Jun 1862 roll listed as deserted.
On Jul/Aug 1862 roll it is noted "deserted and joined
Captain Jacob Reed's Georgia Regiment Company "D".
Officially transferred to Capt. Reed's Company.
No further record.


67
Higgins, Newton
Confederate 
Infantry 
24th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private Newton Higgins, Company "C",24th Georgia Infantry Regiment, Enlisted August 24,1861 at White County Georgia by Captain Sumter for the war. Listed on 30 day sick furlough for May 1862.Listed on November 1862 roll taken at Fredericksburg VA, as a 3rd Lieutenant (not commissioned nor examined).
No further record this source.

-Best Census connection-
HIGGINS NEWTON 31 M W GA GA WHITE MT YONAH P O 1860
Name               Age
Newton Higgins   31
Lucinda Higgins   27
Jasan Higgins       9
Martha Higgins     7
John Higgins        5
Mary Higgins        2
Fredrick Higgins    1.12

http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/white/military/civilwar/rosters/coc24.txt 

WHITE COUNTY, GA - MILITARY - Civil War Co.C 24TH Regiment 
White County Marksmen
Higgins, Newton -- Private - August 24, 1861. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant November 1, 1861. Killed at Chancellorsville, Virginia May 3, 1863
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68
Higgins, O. S.
Confederate 
-
Phillips' Legion, Georgia 

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Oliver Sanford Higgins enlisted June 11,1861 as a Corporal in Company "B", Rifle Battalion, Phillip's Legion, Georgia Volunteers for war at Camp McDonald (Cobb County Ga) by Joseph E. Brown (Governor of Georgia). Appointed Musician on May 1,1862. Surrendered at Appomattox Court House, Va on April 9,1865.

http://military.gabartow.org/phillipscob.shtml 
PHILLIP'S LEGION INFANTRY, COMPANY B
 "THE DALTON GUARDS" 
Oliver Sanford Higgins
   Enlisted 6/11/1861, 
   Appointed musician in Battalion's band 5/1/1862, Surrendered at Appomattox 4/9/1865,  Was age 78 in 1916 when he filed for a pension in St Clair county, Alabama, Died 1925

HIGGINS-JOHN-43-M-W-SC-AL-CHAMBERS-1850
1850; Census Place: District 19 and A Half, Chambers, Alabama; Roll: M432_2; Page: 397B; Image: 793
Name Age
John Higgins 43
Sophia Higgins 43
James Higgins 21
Wylie Higgins 20
Williamson Higgins 18
Martha Higgins 16
Walker Higgins 13
Oliver Higgins 12


HIGGINS-JOHN-53-M-W-SC-GA-WHITFIELD-DALTON-1860
1860; Census Place: Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia; Roll: M653_141; Page: 615; Image: 103
Name Age
John Higgins 53
Sophia Higgins 49
O S Higgins 22
E E Miller 32
Jno R Miller 13


HIGGINS-OLIVER-32-M-W-GA-GA-PIKE-BARNESVILLE-1870
1870; Census Place: Barnesville, Pike, Georgia; Roll: M593_169; Page: 108B; Image: 222
Name Age
Oliver Higgins 32
Elizabeth Higgins 22
Charles Higgins 2
George W Higgins 10/12
Ann Higgins 16


Household:1880
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
Oliver S. HIGGINS Self M Male W 42 GA Jeweler SC GA
Nannie HIGGINS Wife M Female W 32 GA Keeping House SC GA
Charles HIGGINS Son S Male W 12 GA At School SC GA
George HIGGINS Son S Male W 10 GA At School SC GA
Maurice HIGGINS Son S Male W 9 GA At School SC GA
Louis HIGGINS Son S Male W 2 GA At Home SC GA
Nannie HIGGINS Dau S Female W 6M GA At Home SC GA
John R. MILLER Nephew M Male W 33 AL Jeweler AL GA
Lizzie HIGGINS Niece S Female W 20 AL At Home GA AL
Mary BANKS Other S Female MU 18 GA Servant GA GA

Source Information:
Census Place Barnesville, Pike, Georgia
Family History Library Film 1254161
NA Film Number T9-0161 Page Number 114A

HIGGINS-O_S-62-M-W-GA-AL-JEFFERSON-9-PCT-1900
1900; Census Place: Precinct 9, Jefferson, Alabama; Roll: T623_20; Page: 25A; Enumeration District: 93
Name Age
O S Higgins 62
N E Higgins 52
Nannie P Higgins 20
Bessie Higgins 10


HIGGINS-O_S-72-M-W-AL-AL-ST_CLAIR-SPRINGVILLE-1910
1910; Census Place: Springville, Saint Clair, Alabama; Roll: T624_32; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0117; Image: 699
Name Age
O S Higgins 72
Nancy Higgins 62
Bessie Higgins 20


HIGGINS-OLIVER-S-82-M-W-GA-AL-ST_CLAIR-4-BT-1920
1920;Census Place: Springville, St Clair, Alabama; Roll: T625_39; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 144; Image: 224
Name Age
Oliver S Higgins 82
Nancy Higgins 72
Nannie Higgins 40
Bessie Higgins 35
Louis Byers 65
Mary Byers 52


Source: Alabama Department of Archives & History; Montgomery, Alabama; Alabama Census of Confederate Soldiers

Name: Oliver Sanford Higgins
Residence Year: 1921 Residence Place: St Clair, Saint Clair County, Alabama
Birth Date: 4 May 1838 Birth Location: Indian Springs, Butts, Georgia
Marriage Date: 1866 Marriage Place: Indian Springs
He stated he enlisted at Dalton, Georgia as a musician in the Dalton Guards of Phillip's Georgia Legion
His occupation is as a Watch maker and engraver.
He list his children as;
NAME - RESIDENCE - OCCUPATION
Charles S. Higgins , Dallas, Tx, Commercial Man
George W. Higgins, In charge of the lighting of Birmingham, Al.
Maurice M. Higgins Sightseeing business Touring cars, New Orleans, La   
see brochure image 1 and image 2                                                        

Lewis G, Higgins Sightseeing business Touring cars, New Orleans, La
Miss Virginia Higgins Teaches music , lives at home
Miss Bessie Higgins , lives at home

69
Higgins, P. W.
Confederate 
Infantry 
53rd Regiment, Georgia Infantry

http://www.gavolbn.org/roster.htm 
MUSTER ROLL OF COMPANY G, 53d REGIMENT
GEORGIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY
ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA C. S. A.
COWETA COUNTY, GEORGIA
GEORGIA REBELS

Higgins, Pattillo W. (or Tillman W.)- private April 30, 1862 . Wounded at Knoxville, Tenn. November 29,1863 . Captured at Middlebrook, Tenn. December 5, 1863 , and died at Middlebrook Hospital near Knoxville, Tenn. January 1864 .

Source: Compiled Confederate Service records (NARA)
Pattillo W. Higgins enlisted as a Private at Haralson Georgia for war by Captain Taylor on April 30, 1862 in Company "G" 53rd Georgia Infantry. Admitted to General Hospital # 22 for Cystitus on October 14,1862. Given 30 day furlough on November 20,1862 per medical director at General Hospital at Camp Winder Richmond Va. Wounded on scalp and left hip at Knoxville, Tenn. November 29,1863 . Captured at Middlebrook, Tenn. December 5, 1863 , and died at Middlebrook Hospital near Knoxville, Tenn. January 1864.

Appears on 1860 census living next to # 79 Higgins, Robert N.
HIGGINS PETILLA W 30 M W SC GA COWETA HARALSON P O 1860


70
Higgins, Pleasant
Confederate 
Cavalry 
5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry
    
http://www.pollette.com/5thcavalry/5thcav/companya.htm
     Pleasant HIGGINS 

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private Pleasant Higgins, Company "A",5th Regiment,
Georgia Cavalry. Appears on register of prisoners
confined at military prison, Camp Hamilton, Va. dated
April 25,1865. Released May 1,1865 and sent to Newport
news Va.. No further record.

71
Higgins, R. C.
Confederate 
Artillery 
Pruden's Battery, Georgia Artillery (State Troops)

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Listed as R.G. Higgins, Private, Captain W. H. Pruden's
Battery, Georgia Artillery (State Troops). Enlisted
May 26 1864 at Atlanta Ga.. Appointed Corporal August
19,1864.Promoted to 1st Corporal October 18,1864.
Absent with leave on roll ending Oct 31,1864.

72
Higgins, R. G.
Confederate 
Infantry 
Green's Company, Georgia Infantry (State Armory Guards)

http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ga/county/baldwin/1864census.html  
Baldwin County 1864 Census for Re-organizing the Georgia Militia Census was for men 16-60 yrs old

20th Senatorial District, 320th Militia District
HIGGINS, R. G.,26 yrs, Gunsmith, Employed in GA Armory, b. GA


73
Higgins, R.J.
Confederate 
Infantry 
19th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
R.J. Higgins. Private, Company "D",19th Georgia Infantry (Colquitt's Brigade) appears on a register at Jackson Hospital in Richmond, Virginia.
Diagnosis: U.S. Breast min b (assumed to mean U.S. Minie Ball wound in his breast)
Admitted: September 22,1864
Furloughed: September 26,1864 for a period of 30 days

74
Higgins, R. M.
Confederate 
Infantry 
25th Battalion, Georgia Infantry (Provost Guard)

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private R. M. Higgins, Company "D", 25th Battalion, Georgia Infantry (Provost Guard),aka Provost Battalion Georgia Volunteers, enlisted September25,1862 at Atlanta Ga., for 1 year service, by Capt McConnell. This organization was disbanded by order June 24,1864. No further record.

75
Higgins, R. N.
Confederate 
Infantry 
53rd Regiment, Georgia Infantry

-(see # 79 (this page)
Higgins, Robert N.

76
Higgins, Reuben C
Confederate 
Infantry 
39th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

77
Higgins, Reuben T
Confederate 
Infantry 
24th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private Reuben T. Higgins, Company "F",24th Georgia Infantry. Enlisted August 24,1861 for war at Gwinnett County, Georgia by Captain Mattox. Admitted to General Hospital at Petersburg on April 8,1862 for Neuralgia and was released for duty April 24,1861. Name appears on a register of payment for discharged soldiers. Discharged June 3,1862.

78
Higgins, Reuben W.
Confederate 
Infantry 
9th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Appears on a pension file in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma dated April 14, 1922 as Reuben W. Higgins. Private then Corporal, Company "G" 9th Regiment Georgia Infantry C.S.A. States he enlisted, for the duration of the war, June 12, 1861 at Lafeyette, Walker County, Ga. by Greenberry G. Gordon and that he surrendered at Appomattox Court House Virginia April 9,1865.
Was promoted to 2nd Corporal some time after May 1864


79
Higgins, Robert N.
Confederate 
Infantry 
53rd Regiment, Georgia Infantry

http://www.gavolbn.org/roster.htm 
Higgins, R. N.- private April 30, 1862 . Appointed 4th Corporal February 1865 . Wounded and captured near Sailor's Creek, Va. April 6, 1865 . Released in 1865 

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Robert N. Higgins enlisted at Haralson Georgia for war
by Captain Taylor on April 30, 1862 in Company "G"
53rd Georgia Infantry was admitted to Chimborazo
Hospital #3 November 1, 1862 for Chronic Rheumatism
and furloughed for 30 days starting November 23, 1862.
Admitted April 14,1865 to Depot Field Hospital, City
Point Virginia for gunshot wound to left hip and thigh
by minie ball that occurred when he was captured at
Sailor's Creek Va on April 6,1865. He then was sent to
General Hospital (U.S. Hospital Steamer "State of Maine) on May 9,1865.
Then sent to Lincoln Hospital in Washington D.C. on May 10,1865.
http://nmhm.washingtondc.museum/collections/archives/agalleries/hospital_ships/
Name appears on an Oath Of Allegience dated June 12,
1865 at Lincoln Hospital, Washington D.C.,
personal description given as:
Residence-Coweta County Ga, Dark Complexion, Brown
Hair, Grey Eyes, Height 6 foot 2 inches. Age 33.

-Closest Census Connection-

HIGGINS D 55 F W SC GA COWETA HARALSON P O 1860
Name Age
D Higgins 55
John W Higgins 32
Mary A Higgins 23
Robert Higgins 29
Margaret Higgins 25
Image includes a Patilla W. Higgins and family living
next door

HIGGINS DICY 51 F W SC GA COWETA SENOIA P O 1870
Name Age
Dicy Higgins 51
Robt N Higgins 39
Margret Higgins 38
Mary A Higgins 33
Mary J Higgins 8
Francis E Higgins 8
Tabitha E Higgins 7
John W Higgins 4
James J Higgins 2
Lucy A Higgins 3/12

80
Higgins, S. H.
Confederate 
Infantry 
37th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private S. H. Higgins, Company "F", 37th Regiment,
Georgia Infantry. Enlisted October 20,1863 at Decatur
Ga. by Major Anderson. Sent to Hospital January
30,1864.
No further record.

81
Higgins, S. M.
Confederate 
Infantry 
43rd Regiment, Georgia Infantry

82
Higgins, Samuel
Confederate 
-
Cobb's Legion, Georgia

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Samuel Higgins* as a Private in Captain Camak's Infantry Company**, Georgia Legion on September 5,1861 for war by Thomas Camak at Athens, Clarke County,Georgia .Discharged December 20,1861 because of Chronic Rheumatism.
Personal information from discharge:
Born Franklin County Georgia,32 years old,5 foot 6 inches tall,Fair complexion, Blue eyes, Brown hair, by profession a stage driver.

* also listed as Hagins & Higins
** This company subsequently became Company "D",Infantry Battalion ,Cobb's Legion,Georgia Volunteers

83
Higgins, Samuel Gilmore
Confederate 
Infantry 
36th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Broyles')

http://ranger95.crosswinds.net/georgia/infantry/rosters/36th_inf_regt_rost_c.html 
Higgins, Samuel Gilmore -- Private - March 3, 1862.
Captured at Paris, Kentucky October 15, 1862. Received at Vicksburg, Mississippi for exchange December 22, 1862. Roll for September 1, 1863, last on file, shows him absent with leave. No later record.

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private, Samuel Gilmore Higgins, Company "C", 36th
Regiment, Georgia Infantry. Transported aboard the
steamboats "Mary Crane" and "Belle Creole".
Personal Information from above source:
Captured Oct 15,1862 at Paris, Kentucky.
Age 24,Height 5 foot 10 inches, grey eyes ,light
hair, dark complexion.


84
Higgins, T. B.
Confederate 
-
5th Regiment, Georgia Militia



85
Higgins, T. B.
Confederate 
Infantry 
27th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private, T. B. Higgins, Company "G" 27th Georgia Infantry,
Only reference in this source is that he appears on a
register at C.S.A General Hospital of Danville Va on
June 4,1864. Transferred to an unmentioned place on
June 21,1864.


86
Higgins, T. J.
Confederate 
Infantry 
25th Battalion, Georgia Infantry (Provost Guard)

      possibly same soldier as # 87

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private T. J. Higgins, Company "D", 25th Battalion,
Georgia Infantry (Provost Guard), aka Provost Battalion Georgia Volunteers, enlisted September 25,1862 at Atlanta Ga., for 1 year service, by Capt McConnell. Present on roll on Sept 25 to Nov 1,1862 roll. On March 1, to April 6,1863 roll, listed as absent sick. Deserted and dropped from roll June 1,1863.


87
Higgins, Terrell
Confederate 
Infantry 
25th Battalion, Georgia Infantry (Provost Guard)

 Also see # 86 

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private Terrell Higgins, Company "D", 25th Battalion, Georgia Infantry (Provost Guard),aka Provost Battalion Georgia Volunteers, enlisted September 25,1862 at Atlanta Ga., for 1 year service, by Capt McConnell. On March 1 to April 6,1863 roll, listed as absent without leave. Present on May/June 1863 roll.
This organization was disbanded by order June 24,1864.


88
Higgins, Thomas
Confederate 
Infantry 
65th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Enlisted as a private in company "A" in Fains's regiment Georgia Infantry* for 3 years by Captain Williams. Noted as absent without leave from April 1,1863 to April 30,1863.Listed as deserted from Knoxville Tn August 12,1863.Listed as present on September/October 1863 roll. Name appears on a report noting he was posted as a police guard at Knoxville July 31 1863 for 1 day and again on August 4,1863 for 1 day.
Notes he was absent without leave from August 12,1863 to September 29,1863. States he lost rifle, bayonet and scabbard. Listed as a deserter on November 26,1863. All muster reports stated he was never paid from enlistment.
* Subsequently became the 65th Georgia Infantry.

89
Higgins, Thomas B.
Confederate 
Cavalry 
3rd Regiment, Georgia Cavalry (State Guards)

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Thomas B. Higgins enlisted August 1,1863 and joined for duty and enrolled in Captain William Knox Company* (Franklin Cavalry) on August 20,1863 at Carnesville for 6 months service. Captain William Knox Company was formed for the local defence of the 6th & 9th Congressional District and within the counties of Lincoln, Wilkes, Columbia, Warren and Richmond.
He is listed as 1st Sergeant on Muster Roll. He is listed as absent sick on roll ending January 31,1864. No further record this source.

* This company subsequently became Company "E", 3rd Regiment Cavalry, Georgia State Guards.

90
Higgins, Thomas H.
Confederate 
Infantry 
30th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Per Source: Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Same soldier # 92 below

http://www.lofthouse.com/USA/ga/butts/30thcob.htm  
Muster Roll of Company "B" 30th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry Army of Tennessee. C.S.A.

Butts County GA
Last Name,First Name,Initial,Rank,Date of Muster, Remarks
Higgins Thomas H. Private Sept 25 1861 


91
Higgins, Thomas J.
Confederate 
Cavalry 
1st Regiment, Georgia Cavalry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Thomas J. Higgins of Company "E" 1st Georgia Cavalry
Rank: Private. Appears on Roll of Prisoners at Nashville Tn. captured by forces under Maj. Gen. Sherman and forwarded to Capt. S.E. Jones. Aug 30,1864. Captured at Carroll County Ga. on Aug. 10, 1864. He then appears on a POW list at Military Prison, Louisville Ky. He still appears on POW list as of Sept 6,1864. Transferred to Camp Chase(Ohio), records show transferred on Sept 2, 1864. He then appears on a list of prisoners paroled from Camp Chase on May 2, 1865.
Paroled via New Orleans, La. from Ohio. a note at bottom states; Vicksburg Mississippi, May 12, 1865, received of Capt. L.W. Nichols,88th O.V.I.

92
Higgins, Thomas J.
Confederate 
Infantry 
30th Regiment, Georgia Infantry
Also See #90

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Thomas J. Higgins enlisted as a Private in Company "B" (Old Co.) then new Co A 39th Regiment on September 25, 1861 by Captain Henry Hendrick at Jackson, Butt's County, Ga. for 1 year service. Regiment became Company "A" 30th Georgia Infantry July of 1862.Service later became "for war'. Left camp on sick certificate for 20 days on September 11, 1862. On another sick certificate for 30 days from October 11,1862. Absent without leave since November 14,1862. No further record this source.

93
Higgins, Thomas Y.
Confederate 
Cavalry 
10th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry (State Guards)

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Thomas Y. Higgins, 10th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry
(State Guards) aka Captain B. M. Long's Company-Carroll
Cavalry- Georgia. Enlisted July 27,1863 at Hickory
Level Georgia for 6 months service. Discharged
September 15,1863 by order of General Cobb because he
was only 17 years old.

94
Higgins, U. P.
Confederate 
Infantry 
8th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Same soldier as # 63 above

95
Higgins, W.
Confederate 
Infantry 
63rd Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Walter Higgins enlisted as a private in Company "D" 63rd Georgia Infantry at Thunderbolt on July 23,1863 by Colonel Gordon for 3 years or war.
On Nov/Dec 1862 roll listed as absent on special detail at Savannah. Same for Jan/Feb 1863 roll. Transferred in to Engineer Company August 27,1864 by order of Maj. Gen. Jeremy Francis Gilmer, Chief Engineer. No further record.

96
Higgins, W. F.
Confederate 
Infantry 
Arsenal Battalion, Georgia Infantry (Columbus)

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Lieutenant W.F. Higgins' name appears on a Company return of Commissioned officers dated February 1865 for Company "A" Arsenal Battalion Georgia Infantry at Columbus, Georgia.


97
Higgins, W. F.
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st City Battalion, Georgia Infantry (Columbus)

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
W.F. Higgins is listed as a 2nd Sergeant in Company "C" 1st City Battalion*, Georgia Infantry for City Defence at Columbus, Georgia dated August 29,1864. No further record.

NOTE: This company is composed exclusively of Detailed Men, all of whom are engaged and employed by Government Contractors in works at this point connected with the arsenal.


98
Higgins, W. G.
Confederate 
Artillery 
11th Battalion, Georgia Artillery (Sumter Artillery)

http://www.sumterartillery.com/Roster.htm  
SUMTER ARTILLERY ROSTER
Company A and Company B, 11th Battalion Georgia Volunteer Artillery, Americus, Ga.

HIGGINS, W.G. - Pvt. - enlisted 15 May 62 Americus, GA. 
Died 5 July 62. Buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Richmond, VA.

Source: Georgia, Confederate Pension Applications, 1879-1960 -                           Wiley G. Higgins, Private, died of Thyphoid Pneumonia at Richmond Va, July 4, 1862. His widow Margeret A. Higgins received a pension in 1890

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private W.G. Higgins, Company "D", 11th Battalion,
Georgia Artillery (Sumter Artillery) enlisted May 15,1862 at Americus Georgia by Captain J.A. Blachshear for duration of war. Appointed wagoner. No further
record from this source.

99
Higgins, W.W.
Confederate 
Infantry 
Bard's Company, Georgia Infantry

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
W.W. Higgins enlisted as a Private on August 21,1863 in Captain James H. Bard's Company, six months troops for the local defence in Whitfield County Georgia. No further record this source.

- Webmaster's Findings -
HIGGINS WM W 33 M W SC GA WHITFIELD DALTON 1860
Name Age
Wm W Higgins 33
Martha A Higgins 26

HIGGINS WILLIAM W 42 M W SC GA WHITFIELD DALTON 1870
Name Age
William W Higgins 42
Martha A Higgins 36
Ollie S Higgins 8
Mamie E Higgins 6
Lizzie L Higgins 2
Matilda Walls 13

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

William HIGGINS Self M Male W 53 SC Farmer Tiller SC SC
Martha A. HIGGINS Wife M Female W 45 GA Keeping House SC GA
Ollie S. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 18 GA At Home SC GA
Mary E. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 15 GA At Home SC GA
Lizie L. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 12 GA At Home SC GA
Louella HIGGINS Dau S Female W 9 GA SC GA
William H. HIGGINS Son S Male W 7 GA SC GA
Nelly P. HIGGINS Dau S Female W 4 GA SC GA

Source Information:
Census Place Varnells, Whitfield, Georgia
Family History Library Film 1254171
NA Film Number T9-0171 Page Number 32C

100
Higgins, William
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Local Troops) (Augusta)

Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia (NARA)
Private William Higgins, Company "H",1st Regiment,
Georgia Infantry (Local Troops) enlisted September
29,1863 at Augusta Arsenal by Capt Finney for duration
of war. Age 55 years. Appears on rolls to April 1864.
A note on the Mar/Apr 1864 roll states "Over age, left
the state"

101
Higgins, William
Confederate 

Phillips' Legion, Georgia

102
Higgins, William H.
Confederate 
Infantry 
10th Regiment, Georgia Infantry 

Others Not on this NPS Listing for Georgia 

Source: History of the Doles-Cook Brigade By Henry Walter Thomas - Published 1903 -

Muster Roll of 21st Georgia Infantry Regiment-
HIGGINS, JOHN—
Private, February 24, 1862. Died of disease.

Source: History of the Doles-Cook Brigade By Henry Walter Thomas - Published 1903-Muster Roll of 21st Georgia Infantry Regiment-
HIGGINS, WILLIAM S.— Private, July 22, 1861.
Died in Richmond, Va., October 24, 1861.

Per Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records (NARA)
Same soldier as # 71 Higgins, William S., 2nd Battalion, N.C. Infantry
see http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mjhiggins/s-cw-2b.htm

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. W. H, 4th Cav. Mar. 2, 1864 GA 


IOWA 
None

ILLINOIS 
None

INDIANA 

None


KANSAS 

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

Infantry: 1st, 6th, 8th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 16th, 21st, 22nd, 26th, 30th, 31st, 35th, 40th, 42nd, 45th, 48th, 53rd, 61st.

Cavalry: 2nd, 5th.

Heavy Artillery: Chatham.

U.S. Civil War Regimental Histories


  
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