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Foster, Edward L.
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 22, credited to Calais, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/2/62, m/i 9/1/62, PVT, Co. I, 11th VT INF, pr CSSGT, 5/16/63, comn 2LT, Co. I, 12/28/63 (1/12/64), pr 1LT 9/2/64 (10/24/64), m/o 6/24/65

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VITALS
Birth: abt 1840, Calais, VT
Death: 05/07/1912

Burial: May be buried in ..., , NJ
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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

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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BURIAL:
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Died in Newark, NJ
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Edward L. Foster

New York Times
May 9, 1912

Edward Lever Foster, a veteran of the civil war, died of heart failure on Tuesday at his home at 189 Roseville Avenue, Newark. He was born in North Calais, Vt., seventy-one years ago. At the outbreak of the civil war he enlisted in Company I, Second Vermont Infantry. He served in the Army of the Potomac, and was mustered out of service Jan. 24, 1865, with the rank of First Lieutenant.

For the last thirty-eight years he was connected with the firm of S. & F. Uhlmann, hop dealers.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.