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Foster, Calvin O.


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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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


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Mehitable, 2/2/1886, VT
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


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Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Cornwall, VT

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In N.Y. David's island Hospital, of Pyaemia, July 28, Calvin O. Foster of Whiting, Vt., aged 22 years, 8 months, of Battery C, 11th Vt. Regiment Heavy Artillery.

Source: Vermont Record, 5 Aug 1864
Courtesy of Deanna French