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Federal (USV)


John D. Fires

(? - 1862)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

From Owen County, he mustered as Private, Company I, 19th Indiana Infantry on 29 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 17 September 1862, place not given.

References & notes

Service information from the Adjutant General.1


09/17/1862; in MD


1   State of Indiana, Adjutant General's Office, and William H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, 8 volumes, Indianapolis: (various) State Printers, 1865-1869, Vol. 4, pg. 405  [AotW citation 20637]