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Civil War part 2
Posted by: Ken Hinds (ID *****4287) Date: February 24, 2007 at 17:15:47
In Reply to: Rigsby military records by Ken Hinds of 1063


C. S. A.

Rigsby, Lewis Johnson--Appointed 5th Sergeant of Co. H, 1st Regiment, 1st Brigade, Ga. State
Troops Sept. 26, 1861. Mustered out May 5, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Co. G, 55th Regt. Ga. Inf.
May 5, 1862. Appointed 5th Sergeant July 24, 1862. Captured at Cumberland Gap, Tenn. Sept. 9,
1863. Released at Camp Douglas, Ill. June 15, 1865. (Born in Gwinnett County, Ga. Jan. 9, 1834. Died
in Clay County, Ga. Sept. 17, 1916.)



C. S. A.

Rigsby, Samuel--Fifer May 10, 1861. Discharged, disability at Corinth, Miss. May 10, 1862. (Served
in War of 1812.)



19th Indiana Volunteer Infantry - Company A

Pvt. Rigsby, William Delaware Co. Died Baltimore, Nov 1, '62 [maybe R49.4?]
Pvt. Rigsby, Nathaniel Madison Co. Vet'n; W'ded Petersburg, Transf;d 20th Reg. [R49.5]

IA Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines

list of ex-soldiers, sailors, and marines living in IA 1885

Cpl Benjamin Rigsby [R90.1]

IA Civil War soldier burial records

3SGT Tolbert Rigsby IA, 29 infantry
born MO d 1863-04-26
buried Jefferson Barracks MO


KY Civil War Volunteers

Report of the Adjutant General of KY

Schedule A, Cavalry regiments

6 KY veteran cavalry, Co D
Pvt William Rigsby
enrolled 1862-09-23
mustered in 1863-10-21 Louisville KY
mustered out 1865-09-06 Louisville KY

3 KY infantry, Co I
Pvt Thomas Rigsby [R17.1.1.4 or R83.6]
enrolled 1861-07-30
mustered in 1861-10-08 Camp Dick Robinson
mustered out 1864-10-13 Louisville KY

52 infantry, Co C
Cpl James B Rigsby [R05.2.5.6, I think]
enrolled 1863-08-17?
mustered in 1863-10-15? Scottsville KY
mustered out 1865-01-18? Bowling Green KY

52 infantry, Co F
Pvt Riley O Rigsby [R06.7.2.2?]
enrolled 1863-07-04
mustered in 1863-11-13 Franklin KY
mustered out 1865-01-18 Bowling Green KY

19 infantry, Co H
Cpl William Rigsby
enrolled 1861-11-06
mustered in 1862?-01-03 Harrodsburg KY
mustered out 1865-01-26 Louisville KY

37 infantry, Co G
Pvt James V Rigsby
enrolled 1863-09-16
mustered in 1863-10-24 Glasgow KY
mustered out 1864-12-28? Louisville KY

20 infantry, Co G
Pvt William Rigsby
enrolled 1863-09-23
mustered in 1863-10-21 Louisville KY
transferred (no date given)

militia regiment
(state service, no federal service)
9 infantry Co F
Pvt Cuthbert Rigsby
enrolled 1861-11-14
died 1861-11-14

[R05.2.5.5; I have death date 1861-12-10]

37 infantry, Co B
Pvt Andrew Riggsby
enrolled 1863-06-20
mustered in 1863-09-17 Glasgow KY
mustered out 1864-12-29 Louisville KY

KY confederate volunteers -- infantry

5 infantry, Co B
Pvt Thomas Rigsby [R17.1.1.4]
enlisted 1861-10-25 Prestonsburg KY

5 infantry, Co F
Pvt Miles Rigsby [R17.1.3.5]
enlisted 1862-09-20 Licking Station KY

5 infantry, Co K
Pvt Larkin Rigsby [R17.1.1.5]
enlisted 1862-09-12 Salyersville KY

Pvt John H Rigsby [R17.1.1.6?]
enlisted 1861-12-24 Camp Recovery

Pvt Thomas Rigsby
enlisted 1861-12-24 Camp Recovery

Pvt Thomas T Rigsby
enlisted 1861-12-24 Camp Recovery [duplicate?]

Eastern KY maillist


Privates: Rigsby, Charles F. [R05.2.4.5, I think, but he was in Co J]


37th Kentucky Mounted Infantry Regiment
Company C, 37th Kentucky Mounted Infantry Regiment

Privates: Lewis P. Rigsby [R14.5.5.1]

Company G, 37th Kentucky Mounted Infantry

Privates: James V. Rigsby


From "Barren County, Kentucky's Military Hall of Fame, Vol 1, (c) Gorin Genealogical
Publishing -July 1995

Rigsby, John B Civil War Militia [maybe R05.2.5.3]
Rigsby, John T Civil War Militia [prob R05.2.4.2]


19th KY Infantry, Co H [Mercer Co KY?]

Corporal William Rigsby


3rd KY Infantry, Co I [Mercer Co KY?]

Private Thomas Rigsby


[Mercer Co]


Rigsbey, William Pvt G


Missouri State Archives
Soldiers Database

Civil War

Pvt A J Rigsby, 63rd Regiment Enrolled MO Militia, Company C or K or both [Union] [R56.1.2 Andrew, I'm pretty sure]
enrolled 1862-08-01 Waynesville MO, age 20
mustered in same day

Pvt James T Rigsby 63rd Regiment Enrolled MO Militia, Company K [Union] [R56.1.1]
enrolled 1862-08-25 Waynesville MO age 34
mustered in 1862-09-29

Pvt John Rigsby [Confederate]
[no further information]

Pvt John G Rigsby Capt E G B McNutt's Monroe Co Provisional Company, Enrolled MO Militia [Union] [R05.2.6.2]
enlisted 1864-11-24 Paris MO
mustered in 1865-02-06 Paris MO
mustered out 1865-03-06

Pvt William Rigsby 69th Regiment Enrolled MO Militia, Company M [Union] [R05.2.9, I think]
enrolled 1864-04-30 Lewis Co MO
ordered into active service 1864-10-04
relieved from duty 1864-12-03

Pvt James H Riggsby Dennis' Osage and Maries Cos VMM [R56.6]
enrolled 1865-02-16 Vienna MO
ordered into active service 1865-03-10
relieved from duty 1865-07-12

Account of Civil War in Monroe County [MO]
Source: 1884 History of Monroe County

John Rigsby


Nebraska Resident Military Roster on June 1, 1891

Private J V Rigsby, Company G, 37th infantry; Hebron KY [R05.2.4.4 Jefferson]
Private William Rigsby, Company D, 24th; Clyde MI


Civil War Soliders from Ashe and Alleghany County, North Carolina

RIGSBY, WILLIAM, 19, 1860 AsCC HH#1095. [R84.2]


Company G, 7th Regiment, NC Troops

Rank Name Occupation County Status

Private Gaston E. RIGSBEE Farmer Wake Present or accounted for through Oct 1864 [R33.1.1]
Private Redding RIGSBEE Farmer Wake Killed at Manassas, VA Aug 29, 1862
Private Warren RIGSBEE Unknown Wake Died in Richmond, VA Jun 4, 1864, of wounds [R33.1.4]


Company E, 14th NC Regiment (Wake Co)




Confederate Military Rosters Online [TN]

22nd Infantry Battalion

Alexander L. Rigsby [R14.6.9]
Company: H
Rank: Private
Enrolled: Oct 2, 1862
Where: Mill Creek

Almond Rigsby [R14.6.10]
Company: H
Rank: Private
Enrolled: Oct 2, 1862
Where: Mill Creek

16th Infantry Company A
Private James Rigsby.

Federal Military Rosters Online

Rank: Privt
Age: 26
Enlisted: May 21 63
Mustered: May 21 63

JOHN D RIGSBY [maybe R14.5.4.1, but age and initial off]
Rank: Corpl
Age: 20
Enlisted: Feb 1 64
Mustered: Mar 26 64

CALBERT RIGSBY [maybe R73.6 Albert?]
Rank: Corp
Age: 18
Enlisted: Nov.1
Mustered: Jan 26 64
Remarks: Appointed Sept 15 64


Company "C" of 5th TN Infantry

Rigby, C. R., age 19, His name also appears in Co. "L" of the 5th Tn. Inf. Killed at
Perryville, Ky., 8 Oct. 1862. He is probably buried in the Confederate mass grave at the
Perryville Battlefield.

Rigby, W. B., Cpl., age 32, His name also appears in Co. "L" of the 5th Tn. Inf. Wounded
at Perryville, Ky., 8 Oct. 1862. (W. B. Rigsby).

Rigsby, C. K., In Rennolds' History, page 204' Killed at Perryville, Ky. In The Military
Annuls of Tennessee, by John B. Lindsley, page 543, C. K. Righy, died at Perryville, Ky.
(See C. R. Rigby).

Rigsby, John, In Rennolds, History, page 204, Killed at Atlanta, Ga.


Confederate pension applications -- TN

NAME: Rigby, Sam J. [R14.5.8, I think]
PENSION #: S2281
UNIT: 7th Cav.

NAME: Riggsbee, S.B. [R06.7.8]
PENSION #: S5164
COUNTY: Sumner
UNIT: 9th (Bennett's) Cav.

NAME: Riggsbee, Sydney Bourbon. [S B above]
WIDOW: Riggsbee, Eliza
PENSION #: W6082
COUNTY: Sumner

NAME: Rigsby, David Shadrie. [R05.3.12]
WIDOW: Rigsby, Myra Ann
PENSION #: W3618
COUNTY: Sumner

NAME: Rigsby, Richard [R28.1.6]
PENSION #: S6355
COUNTY: Sullivan
UNIT: 63rd Inf.


The Confederate Army

Company A, 16th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
PRIVATES: James Rigsby


Company C, 23rd Tennessee Infantry Regiment
PRIVATES: Russel Rigsby, W. J. Rigsby

[R14.5.4, R14.5.4.3]

Company K, 50th Tennessee Confederate Infantry
PRIVATES: James Rigsby, Dr. J. D. Rigsby, L. P. Rigsby, Canada Rigsby

[R14.5.7, R14.10.6, R14.5.5.1, R14.5.5]


Sumner County, Tennessee in the Civil War

Rigsby, David Shadric - Co. G, 4th Tennessee Cavalry (McLemore's). Enlisted Dec. 7, 1861 and
served over three years. Captured and paroled in Oct. 1864. Then enlisted in Capt. Kiney's company of
Smith's regiment, which became a part of the 8th Regiment of Tennessee Cavalry. Deserted Jan. 1, 1865
and took the oath at Nashville Feb. 8, 1865. From White House. Widow Myra Ann. Pension No. 3618.



7th Tennessee Cavalry Battalion,

Rigsbee, Sidney B.* - Enlisted October 19, 1861. From Richland Station. Sent with James T. Austin
to take John R. Culbreath, who was sick, to his home near Richland. Returning to the army in haste, his
horse fell on him in Gallatin, January 1, 1862. Hips fractured. Pelvic bone broken. Ruptured. Bedfast
three months. On crutches three months. Refused a discharge. Left in Tennessee February 17, 1862, on
retreat from Bowling Green. Unable to ride. Was marked deserted. As soon as able, enlisted in
Company E, 9th Tennessee Cavalry, also see.


TN Civil War pension applications

Sumner Co Eliza Riggsbee widow of Sidney Bourbon Riggsbee



Sumner Co. TN - Confederate Pension Applications

NAME: Riggsbee, S.B. [R06.7.8 Sidney, I think]
PENSION #: S5164
UNIT: 9th (Bennett's) Cav.

NAME: Riggsbee, Sydney Bourbon. [R06.7.8]
WIDOW: Riggsbee, Eliza
PENSION #: W6082

NAME: Rigsby, David Shadrie. [R05.3.12]
WIDOW: Rigsby, Myra Ann
PENSION #: W3618


Sumner Co TN Confederate pension applications

NAME: Rigsby, Richard [R28.1.6]
PENSION #: S6355
COUNTY: Sullivan
UNIT: 63rd Inf.


Civil War Pensions -- Virginia

Rigsby, Arch Soldier Tazewell Volunteer Needed [R26.7.2]
Rigsby, George S Soldier Louisa Volunteer Needed [R13.3.4.4]
Rigsby, Job Soldier Lee Volunteer Needed [R26.3.4]
Rigsby, Mary Widow Tazewell Volunteer Needed [widow of R26.7.1 William]
Rigsby, Mat Soldier Tazewell Volunteer Needed [R26.7.1 William]


22nd Regiment Virginia Cavalry


[R26.7.1. I think]


Smyth County, Virginia List of Confederate Pensioners

Rigsby, Mary 1932, 1933

Tazewell Co VA maillist

members of Company L. 16th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry.

Thomas RIGSBY, Matison RIGSBY

[R26.7.4 and R26.7.1]



RIGSBY, George A. - R/E Wheeling, W.Va.; 23 M/I 24 Mar 1864, Wheeling, W.Va. Farmer, born in Ohio
County, W.Va. Found on muster and descriptive rolls of re-enlisting Vet. Vols. dated 25 Mar 1864. Not
accounted for on muster out roll of 26 Nov 1864.



The First West Virginia Infantry

Name--Age; Height; Complexion; Eyes; Hair; Birthplace; Occupation; Date
of Enlistment; Place of Enlistment; Rank; Remarks

Rigsby, George A.--18; 5 9"; fair; gray; sandy; Triadelphia, VA; farmer; 9/24/1861;
Camp Carlile, VA; Pvt.; Re-enlisted as veteran volunteer 3/19/1864 under GO 191
Series of 1863. Missing in action at Cedar Creek, VA, 8/12/1864.


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