Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861
Born 28 June 1840
Died 09 May 1864
Buried Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Delaware County Indiana
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Private Shroyer was killed at the Battle of Laurel Hill Virginia.
After receiving news that his son had died in battle Absalom's father Anthony went to Virginia and recovered his body. His mother was able to identify the handmade shirt sleeve that Absalom was wearing when he arrived at home for burial.