Pvt. Shearouse was listed as being present through October '64. During this perion, he entered General Hospital at Danville, Va. on July 8th diagnosed as having Bubo in the groin (inflamation of the lymphatic gland). He returned to duty July 29th.
On March 14, 1865 Pvt. R.O. Shearouse was paroled at Savannah. His description: occupation, farmer; complexion, light; hair, brown; eyes, grey; height, 5 feet 5 inches; age, 24.