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Federal (USV)


Fitzerland Squires

(1837 - 1862)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 23, he enlisted on 11 June 1861 as Private, Company K, 23rd Ohio Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds 27 September 1862 in a hospital in Washington, DC.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Ohio1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Rhoda Balcomb (1841-1921) about 1858 and they had two children, Edith (1859-1939) and Jefferson D. Squires (1861-1950).


08/26/1837; Lorain County, OH


09/27/1862; Washington, DC; burial in US Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery, Washington, DC


1   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 3, pg. 135  [AotW citation 8245]