(c. 1836 - ?)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry
Age 25 years. Enlisted April 23, 1861 at New York City; mustered in as Corporal, Co. D, May 4. He was promoted Sergeant on October 7,1861 and wounded in action April 19, 1862 at Camden, NC.
On the Campaign
In his after-action report, Colonel Kimball said "I cannot close this report without calling your special attention to ... Sergeants Fitsgerald and Searing, Company D ..."
The rest of the War
He was promoted First Sergeant on February 6, 1863 and mustered out with his company May 20, 1863.
References & notes
Service data from State of New York1.