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Stevens, Foster G.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to St. Johnsbury, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 11/21/63, m/i 12/5/63, Pvt, Co. A, 11th VT INF, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, prld 11/19/64, m/o 6/8/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1847, St. Johnsbury, VT
Death: 03/29/1914

Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 18481592

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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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Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT

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Obituary

Foster W. Stevens died of pneumonia at his home March 29. Mr. Stevens was born in St. Johnsbury June 13, 1847, the son of James A. and Mary Downing Stevens. He was educated in the public schools, and later went into printing in Chicago, and afterwords in St. Johnsbury.

On December 18, 1873 he married Miss. Julia V. Mitchell. For many years Mr. Stevens had had a tailor here. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, Miss Anna M. Stevens, and Mrs. Fred S. Woods, five grandchildren, and one sister, Mary, Mrs. C. H. Smith of Los Angeles, Cal. .

He was for many years a member of the First Baptist Church here, and afterwords united with the Baptist Church of Passumpsic. The funeral was held at the Baptist Church Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, the Rev. S. F. Tolman officiating.

Mr. Stevens was an old soldier, having enlisted as a recruit in Company A., 11th Vermont Regiment in 1863. He was taken prisoner at Andersonville prison for five months. He was mustered out of service in 1865.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, April 1, 1914
Courtesy of Deanna French

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