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Higby, Edward I.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 0, credited to St. George, VT
Unit(s): 5th TX CAV, GA Militia
Service: Pvt, Capt. R. s. Pridgen's Company 5th Texas Cavalry ; Georgia Militia, 5th Senatorial District, 685th Militia District, 1664[College: UVM 33]

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VITALS

Birth: 05/18/1814, St. George, VT
Death: 1895


MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: Higby, Edwin; Higbee, Edward
Pension?: Not found
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: UVM 33
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: "... taught south many years; surg CSA ..." excerpt from UVM publication unconfirmed at this time. Last known living in Visalia, CA

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Edward Higby

Edward I. Higby, a member of the University of Vermont Class of 1833, served in an unidentified Confederate unit. An Edward Higby served in the 5th Texas Cavalry (Mounted Volunteers), he was 50 years old when enlisted. The other Edward Higby's listed in the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System served in Michigan and New York units.

Source:

General Catalog of the University of Vermont and State Agricultural College, Burlington, Vermont, 1791-1900, Burlington: Free Press Association, 1901.


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