|Death: ||Jul. 2, 1864|
Co B [reorganized] 3rd Indiana Cav. dysentery
Discharge Date: 1864/07/02
Notes: Reorganized. Per Terrell Volume 5, Page 411 died at Andersonville Prison, July 2, 1864.
Cavalry/ Battery Unit: 3rd Cavalry
Name: Martin Higgins
Source: Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Dependents of Civil War Veterans
Description of soldier: Age 22 at enlistment, 5 ft 9 in tall, Sandy Complexion, Grey eyes, Brown Hair, Born Switzerland County, Indiana, a farmer by occupation.
POW records show that he was captured at James City, Va on January 27, 1864 and was confined at Richmond, Va on January 29, 1864. Transferred to Americus, Ga on March 14, 1864. Confined at Andersonville Prison in Georgia. He was admitted to hospital there on July 2, 1864 where he died on same day of dysentery.
Widow's name: Mary M. Higgins Widow of: Martin P. Higgins
Service Record: Private, Company "C" 3rd Indiana Cavalry.
Widow's Residence: Ripley County, Indiana
Nearest Post Office: Versailles, Ripley County, Indiana
Claimant Age: 23 as of filing date of October 12, 1864
Note: PVT C 3 IND CAV
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Created by: Justin M
Record added: May 27, 2009
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