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Foss, Elijah D.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Andover, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/22/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. D, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63; enl 8/5/64, m/i 8/5/64, Pvt, Co. D, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: 11/04/1844, Chelsea, VT
Death: 07/10/1901

Burial: Hunt Cemetery, Tunbridge, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: R. N. Ward Jr.
Findagrave Memorial #: 46535526

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/12/1892, MA
Portrait?: Gibson Collection
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Hunt Cemetery, Tunbridge, VT

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Photo

John Gibson Collection