Birth: abt. 1834.
Death: November 29, 1905.
Wife: Mary Shiers.
Burial: Indian Soldiers Home Cemetery, West Lafayette, Tippecanoe county, Indiana.
Author. In his grave record and his pension files his last name is ( Shiers ),however on all company rosters its ( Shires ). However I was unable to find him in two regiments under any spelling.
William H. Shires, Ohio 18th.,Infantry, Co. C.; Sergeant;Age 27; Enlisted August 19, 1861, for 3 years. Transferred from Co. K., 35th.,Infantry, October 20, 1864. Appointed from Private, January 1, 1863. Mustered out with company, October 9, 1863, Veteran.