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 Joseph W. Higgins

Joseph W. Higgins

Birth
Death 16 Aug 1864 (aged 29–30)
Burial Limington, York County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 64375845 · View Source
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He died age 30 yrs old. He was a member of Co. I, 8th Regiment, Maine Volunteers, Civil War. Source: Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine. Augusta: Stevens & Sayward, 1866
Name: Joseph W Higgins ,Residence: Limington, Maine
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on September 01 1862 at the age of 28 in Company I, 8th Infantry Regiment Maine.
Wounded on June 03 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA.
Absent, in hospital on January 18 1866.* (* see pension info)

Source: Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Dependents of Civil War Veterans (NARA)
A pension was applied for on February 25, 1866, on behalf of Lucretia Higgins, the minor child of Joseph W. Higgins, who was a Private in Company "I" 8th Maine Infantry and Delia F. Higgins (nee Johnson). They were married November 27, 1856 at Buxton, Maine. He died of chronic diarrhea on August 1, 1864 at Limington, Maine while on furlough that was granted so he may recover from the wound received at Cold Harbor. According to this file Lucretia Higgins was born at Limington, Maine on April 19, 1859, it states the source as the town record. Delia Higgins remarried Micajah H. Strout on March 29, 1866. Micajah Strout was noted as the guardian of the minor child receiving the pension.


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  • Created by: James Butzke
  • Added: 18 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 64375845
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph W. Higgins (1834–16 Aug 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 64375845, citing Johnson Cemetery, Limington, York County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by James Butzke (contributor 47135605) .