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Individual Record
Foster, Asa Gilbert
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 34, credited to Weston, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: comn 1LT, Co. C, 16th VT INF, 8/29/62 (10/12/62), pr CPT, 10/23/62 (10/23/62), wdd, Gettysburg, 7/3/63, m/o 8/10/63

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VITALS
Birth: 12/29/1826, Weston, VT
Death: After 1885

Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery, Weston, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: VHS off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: None
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BURIAL:
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Tombstone

Tombstone

Maple Grove Cemetery, Weston, VT

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Obituary

Capt. Asa G. Foster of Weston died at the Massachusetts General Hospital the 6th inst. of cancer. He was born in Weston, Dec. 29, 1826; was captain of Co. C, 16th Regt. Vt. Vols., and assistant inspector general on Gen. Stannard's staff. He was severely wounded at Gettysburg. He leaves a son, a prominent lawyer of New York city.

Orleans County Monitor, April 14, 1890

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

The remains of Capt. Asa G. Foster, who died at Cambridge, Mass., last Sunday morning were brought to Weston Monday for interment. The funeral was at the Congregational church Tuesday, the Rev. Mr. Reardon of Ludlow officiating. The burial services were under the supervision of Sheridan Post G.A.R., assisted by the Weston cornet band.

The Londonderry Sifter, April 10, 1890

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.