Mustered into service as a Private on April 20th, 1864
Born 15 December 1843
Died 07 February 1918
Buried Dimondale Cemetery, Eaton County Michigan
Photos used with permission by Pat McArthur
Private Shirts was transferred to Company C of the 20th Indiana Infantry in the fall of 1864. He would serve there until his muster out on July 12th, 1865.
He filed for a pension in June of 1877.