Basil Murril Riggs

Basil Murril Riggs

Basil Riggs

  • Onslow County, NC

1850, WHITE OAK, ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. BAZEL RIGGS, 9.
1860, WHITE OAK, ONSLOW COUNTY, BAZEL RIGGS, 18, FARM LABORER, VALUE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY, 150.
(LAND ENTRY BOOK 1839-1874 ONSLOW)
NO 1588
WARRENT ISSUED 3DEC1866
BASEL RIGGS ENTERS 640 ACRES IN ONSLOW COUNTY LYING IN THE POCOSON, ADJOINING THE LANDS OF L.H. BARNUM AND A.M. HEWITT DECEASED DEC 3, 1866.
1870, WHITE OAK, ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. BAZEL RIGGS, 27, FARMER, VALUE OF REAL ESTATE IS 100, PERSONAL PROPERTY IS 100. CANNOT READ AND WRITE .
1880, WHITE OAK, ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. BAZEL RIGGS, 39. FARMER. HE IS LIVING BESIDE ISAAC J. RIGGS.
1900, WHITE OAK, ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. BAZEL RIGGS, 58, BEEN MARRIED 40 YEARS. HIS GRANDSON, WILEY M. RIGGS, JAN.1897, 3 YEARS OLD, IS STAYING WITH THEM.
1902 APPLIES FOR A MILITARY PENSION.
10-16-1902, RIGGS, BAZEL M. 61, NO ANCESTOR LISTED, NC
1910, WHITE OAK, ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. BASIL RIGGS, 69, BEEN MARRIED 51 YEARS. HIS GRANDSON, WILEY M. HOLLAN, 13, IS STAYING WITH HIM.
1920, WHITE OAK, ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. BASIL M. RIGGS, 78, CAN READ AND WRITE, OWNS HIS OWN HOME FREE AND CLEAR.
CIVIL WAR***********************************
NC 3RD INF. CO. G. DRUM.
RIGGS, BASIL M. ,PRIVATE
RESIDED IN ONSLOW COUNTY WHERE HE ENLISTED AT AGE 19, JULY 1, 1861, FOR THE WAR. MUSTERED IN AS DRUMMER AND REDUCED TO RANKS MARCH-APRIL, 1862. PRESENT OR ACCOUNTED FOR UNTIL WOUNDED JULY 1, 1862, NEAR RICHMOND VIRGINIA. ABSENT WOUNDED UNTIL RETURNED TO DUTY JAN-FEB, 1863. PRESENT OR ACCOUNTED FOR UNTIL AGAIN WOUNDED AND CAPTURED AT GETTYSBURG, PENNSLVANIA. JULY 1-3, 1863. DATE OF PAROLE AND EXCHANGE NOT SHOWN IN RECORDS. COMPANY MUSTER ROLES REPORT HIM AS ABSENT WOUNDED AND ON PAROLE FROM SEPT-OCT, 1863, UNTIL ADMITTED TO HOSPITAL AT RICHMOND, APRIL 10, 1864, WITH "GUNSHOT WOUND OF NECK". ABSENT SICK THROUGH AUGUST, 1864. CAPTURED, SEPT 22, 1864 AT FISHERS HILL, VIRGINIA. CONFINED AT POINT LOOKOUT, MARYLAND, UNTIL PAROLED AND SENT TO AIKEN'S LANDING, JAMES RIVER, VIRGINIA, FOR EXCHANGE ON MARCH 17, 1865.


North Carolina Standard
Raleigh
July 29, 1863

3rd Regiment at Gettysburg-Casualties
Major W.N. Parsley commanding

Company G
Capt. E.H. Armstrong commanding
Killed:  Pte. L.H. Wiggins, Isaac Sutton, D. Owen
Wounded:  Lt. James J. Molts, dangerous in lungs, Sgts. L.J. Henderson severe in thigh,  C.(?) or O.(?) C. Hill, slight in hand, J.P. Smith, foot, J.P. Ketchum, finger, Corpls. J.R.  Young severe through hip, W.F. Coke, severe in shoulder, Ptes. H.E. Henderson slight in hand, W.E. Jones, shoulder, W.E. Kellam, hand, J.P. Langley, leg amputated, L. Phillips, foot, slight, E.W.O. Riggs, chest and abdomen, B.M. Riggs, hand, B. Reese, arm, W. Crews, thigh, J.W. Thompson, hand, A.E. Littleton, since dead


Children of Basil and Ann Jane Riggs

  • Onslow County

Edwin B. Riggs

Jefferson Davis

Sarah Francis

Julia Ann

Susan Catherine

Agnes Jane

Martha Caroline

Mary (Mollie)

Laura Etta

John Calhoun

George Allen

Lena (Lera?)

Levi Asa

Daniel Franklin

Emma

Viola

  • hubert nc

bazel derseve the high honor he went above and behond the call of duty iheard many stor.ys about my great grandfather; and he never denied the call to duty mygrandfather john wiley riggs alwas said he was very loveing with his family  so ill alwas be proud of him love you granddaddynbazel                                       sign   debby brown for all who read this story bazel was my mom audrey riggs great grandfather she was my mom