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HIGGINS, Charles

IL 19th Inf Co K. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 19. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 4 Jun 1861 at Chicago and mustered there on 17 Jun 1861. Private. Killed 16 Oct 1861 by Anton Simpson of this company. Sources: (ILSA reel two p39)


Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Cottonwood County, Minnesota (before 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad p291)


IL Lt Arty Henshaw’s Battery. Residence: La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’2½”. Enlisted for three years on 26 Nov 1862 at Ottawa, Illinois, and mustered there on 8 Dec 1862. Private. Mustered out with his Battery on 18 Jul 1865 at Springfield, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 18 p40)


Civil War: Post war: Buried in cemetery at Cyrus, Minnesota. Sources: (E-mail, Jim Belgum belgums@runestone.net