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Foster, Calvin O.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Whiting, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/3/63, m/i 12/16/63, Pvt, Co. C, 11th VT INF, mwia, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, d/wds 7/29/64, DeCamp Hospital, David's Island, N.Y.

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VITALS

Birth: 11/1841, Whiting, VT
Death: 07/29/1864

Burial: Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Cornwall, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 18478288

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Granduncle of Melvin L. Sharp, Phoenix, AZ

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Cornwall, VT

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Obituary

DEATH: Foster, N. Y., David's Island Hospital, July 28, of wound received before Petersburg June 23, Calvin O. Foster, of Whiting, aged 22 years and 8 months, of Battery C., 11th Regiment Heavy Artillery.

Source: Rutland Weekly Herald, Aug. 11, 1864
Courtesy of Deanna French

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