Hiram served in Company K of the 21st Ohio Infantry during the Civil War.
Hiram married Mary Ellen Anderson on 10 February 1867 in Wood County, Ohio.
Hiram died on 7 July 1879 in Wood County, Ohio. Mary Ellen also died in 1879. They were both buried in Oak Grove Cemetery in Bowling Green, Wood County, Ohio.
Hiram and Mary left 4 small children to be raised by Mary's parents. All four were born in Wood County, Ohio.
- Oma Augustine (31 January 1868 - 4 September 1944) married Charles Edward Dienst (29 September 1867 - 3 August 1930).
- Cora Augustine (9 December 1869 - 29 October 1938) married William Isaac Holmes (10 February 1865 - 31 January 1941).
- Mariah Augustine (11 November 1870 - ?). Only birth record has been located.
- James Oren Augustine (21 Jan 1875 - ?) moved to Montrose County, Colorado.