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CMOHS.org - Sergeant HIGGINS, THOMAS J., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

HIGGINS, THOMAS J.

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 99th Illinois Infantry
Born: Canada
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Barry, Pike County, Ill.
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Place / Date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863
 
 


HIGGINS, THOMAS J. Photo
 
Citation

When his regiment fell back in the assault, repulsed, this soldier continued to advance and planted the flag on the parapet, where he was captured by the enemy.