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                                                  PART 9

  Spelling Variations on the Higgins Surname
                                                     

               -Higgans     -Higgens     - Higgons
1
Higgans, Daniel
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st Battalion, Virginia Infantry (Regulars) (Irish
Battalion)

2
Higgans, F.
Confederate 
Infantry 
35th Regiment, Georgia Infantry
3
Higgans, George W.
Confederate 
Infantry 
5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

4
Higgans, J.B.
Confederate 
Cavalry 
6th Regiment, South Carolina Cavalry (Aiken's
Partisan Rangers) (1st Partisan Rangers)

5
Higgans, James
Confederate 
Infantry 
60th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

6
Higgans, John
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st Regiment, Alabama Infantry

7
Higgans, John
Confederate 
Infantry 
1st/4th Consolidated Regiment, Missouri Infantry

8
Higgans, Samuel A
Confederate 
Cavalry 
12th Regiment, Texas Cavalry (Parson's Mounted Volunteers)

http://www.cwc.lsu.edu/cwc/projects/dbases/chalm.la.csa.htm 

Chalmette National Cemetery Confederate Database
LAST_NAME, FIRST_NAME,MID_NAME ,DIED,RANK ,BRANCH,STATE,COMPANY REGIMENT,GRAVE_SEC,GRAVE_NO , COMMENTS 
Higgans Samuel A. 10/8/1864 Cav. TX. C 12th

Source: Compiled Confederate service records(NARA)
Samuel A. Higgins/Higgans enlisted and enrolled, at the age of 20, as a Private in Captain William J. Neal's Company* 4th Regiment Texas Volunteers on Oct 28,1861 at Camp Hebert near Hempstead (Waller County, Texas) for 1 year service(record later states 3 years). Was enrolled by Captain Neal. He was captured near Yellow Bayou, Louisiana May 18, 1864.Sent to New Orleans on May 21,1864. Sent to St. Louis General Hospital at New Orleans May 28,1864 for acute pneumonia. Name appears on a list dated July 8,1864 of patients at U.S.A. General Hospital at New Orleans, sent back to military prison on July 25,1864. Sent to St. Louis General Hospital at New Orleans August 5,1864 for Chronic Diarrhea. Released back to Military prison August 13,1864. Admitted again to St. Louis General Hospital, La for same on August 27,1864. Name appears on a list of prisoners who died on October 8,1864 at New Orleans. Cause of death was Chronic Diarrhea. Interred October 8,1864 in grave # 386 at Monument Cemetery..
His death record gives the following information:
Resident of Johnson County, Texas before enlistment. was single. Age at death 22. Born in Mississippi.

* This company subsequently became Company "C" 12th Regiment Texas Cavalry

9
Higgans, T. J.
Confederate 
Infantry 
13th Regiment, Alabama Infantry

Per Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records(NARA)
This soldier's actual name was T. J. Wiggins

10
Higgans, W. T.
Confederate 
Infantry 
25th Regiment, Alabama Infantry

Source: Compiled Confederate Service Records(NARA)
W.T. Higgans was a Private in Company "D" 25th Alabama Infantry.
The only record of this soldier is that he is listed on a Roll of Prisoners of War who were paroled at Talladega, Alabama on May 23, 1865.

11
Higgans, William H.
Confederate 
Infantry 
7th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

12
Higgans, William S.
Confederate 
Infantry 
2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry


Higgens


1 Higgens, J.H.
Confederate 
Artillery 
Wiggins' Battery, Arkansas Light Artillery

2
Higgens, J.W.
Confederate 
Infantry 
31st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

3
Higgens, John C.
Confederate 
Artillery 
Ward's Battery, Alabama Light Artillery

4
Higgens, John C.
Confederate 
Infantry 
29th Regiment, Virginia Infantry

5
Higgens, Joshua
Confederate 
Infantry 
7th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry

6
Higgens, N
Confederate 
Infantry 
13th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry 

http://www.couchgenweb.com/civilwar/13thcof.htm  
THIRTEENTH ARKANSAS INFANTRY REGIMENT COMPANY F 
NOTE: Enlistments in this unit were at Harrisburg, AR during July, 1861 By Col. A.D. Grayson, unless otherwise indicated. The regiment was formed 29 Jul 1861 at Camp Ground in Greene Co, AR. 
NAME RANK DATE/PLACE ENLISTED INFORMATION 
HIGGENS, N. - 1LT - Madison, AR 


7
Higgens, Stephen F.
Confederate 
Cavalry 
3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry

8
Higgens, W.G.
Confederate 
Artillery 
11th Battalion, Georgia Artillery (Sumter Artillery)

Higgons
1
Higgons, D.
Confederate 
Cobb's Legion, Georgia

2
Higgons, J.D.
Confederate 
Infantry 
43rd Regiment, Tennessee Infantry (Gillespie's) (5th
East Tennessee Volunteers)

3
Higgons, John
Confederate 
Infantry 
32nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry (Lenoir
Braves)
4
Higgons, Thomas E.
Confederate 
Cavalry 
Davis' Battalion, Virginia Cavalry

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