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Birth: Dec. 9, 1839
Henryville
Clark County
Indiana, USA
Death: Nov. 21, 1863
Chattanooga
Hamilton County
Tennessee, USA

According to the muster rolls, John R. Biggs was a private in Company H of the 25 IL US Infantry. He was 5' 6 1/4" tall with auburn hair and hazel eyes; he was single and a farmer when he enlisted at the age of 21. He died on November 21, 1863 in Chattanooga from wounds received at the Battle of Chickamauga.
Source: Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls Database. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Harrison Biggs (1812 - 1884)
  Mary Patterson Biggs (1817 - 1890)
 
 Siblings:
  Pelina Biggs Cooley (1838 - 1896)*
  John R. Biggs (1839 - 1863)
  Phoebe Biggs (1842 - 1849)*
  Nancy Ophelia Biggs Hance (1855 - 1895)*
  Malinda Paradine Biggs Gillogly (1857 - 1940)*
  Anna Maria Biggs Goodson (1861 - 1952)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairfield Cemetery
Newman
Douglas County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Vermilion County Saving ...
Record added: Mar 13, 2006
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