{⋆★⋆} BG -Higgins, Edward

Edward Higgins
:CSA1stNat:
Brig. General Higgins.jpg


Born:
1821

Birthplace: Norfolk Virginia

Father: Eugene Higgins 1785 – 1836
(Buried: Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery Norfolk Virginia)

Mother: Elizabeth "Eliza" Andrews 1792 – 1863
(Buried: Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery Norfolk Virginia)

Wife: Anna Maria Zimmerman 1832 – 1905
(Buried: Trinity Church Cemetery Manhattan New York)

Occupation before War:

1836 – 1854: Served in United States Navy rising to Lt.
1854 – 1861: Steamship Agent for Mail Service

Civil War Career:

1861: Captain in 1st​ Louisiana Artillery Regiment
1861: Aide to General David E. Twiggs
Higgins.jpg

1861 – 1862: Captain of 1st​ Confederate Army Artillery Regiment
1862: Lt. Colonel of 21st​ Louisiana Infantry Regiment
1862: Captured while defending Fort Jackson and Fort St. Phillip
1862 – 1863: Colonel of 21st​ Louisiana Infantry Regiment
1863: Captured during the Surrendering of Vicksburg Mississippi
1863 – 1865: Brigadier General of Confederate Army Infantry
1863 – 1865: Commander of bay and harbor defense in Mobile Alabama

Occupation after War:

1865 – 1872: Insurance & Import Businessman in Norfolk Virginia
1872 – 1875: Agent for Pacific Mail Steamship Company

Died: January 31, 1875

Place of Death: San Francisco California

Age at time of Death: 53 years old

Burial Place: Holy Cross Cemetery Colma California

After War.jpg
 
Last edited by a moderator:
Top