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Confederate (CSV)


Augustus H. Higgins

(c. 1835 - 1865)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

A married 26 year old, he enlisted in Company E, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 2 January 1862 in Columbia, SC, and was appointed Company Clerk.

On the Campaign

He was captured at Williamsport, MD on 15 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Held at Fort Delaware, he was sent to Aikens Landing, VA and exchanged on 6 October 1862. He was ill and in hospitals in Virginia or on furlough on several occasions between November 1862 and February 1864. He was wounded in action at Spotsylvania, VA on 8 May 1864, and again hospitalized. He was again ill through much of the last of 1864. He was paroled at Greensboro, NC on 2 May 1865 as Private, Company F, 3rd South Carolina Infantry.

References & notes

Basic information from Davis1.


c. 1835


1865 Laurens District, SC


1   Davis, Sam B., A History of the 3rd South Carolina Volunteer Infantry Battalion (James Battalion): 1861-1865 , Wilmington (NC): Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2009, pp. 68-71, Roster  [AotW citation 15986]