Age: 0, credited to Island Pond, VT
Unit(s): 31st ME INF, 32nd ME INF
Service: enl 3/3/64, m/i, Pvt, Co. a, 32nd ME INF, 3/3/64, tr to Co. A, 31st ME INF 12/1/64, m/o 9/11/65
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Birth: abt 1881, Avon, MA
Alias?: None Noted
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: Died in Waterbury State Hospital; remains brought to Groton for burial.
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The remains of Ansel Foster, who died at the asylum in Waberbury last Friday morning at the age of 85 years, were brought here Firday and placed in the receiving vault. Mr. Faoster was a veteran of the Civil War and his remains were taken in charge by members of the G.A.R. Deceased formerly lived in town. Several years aog his mind failed him and for the past few years he has been an inmate of the Waterbury asylum. He leaves two sons, Charles and Nicholas living in New Hampshire, two daughters living in the West and Mrs.John Emery of Sutton.
Source: Groton Times, 30 Jan 1903.