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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: 04/06/1890

Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery, Weston, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 147440549

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/24/1880
Portrait?: VHS Collections
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

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Maple Grove Cemetery, Weston, VT

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Photo

VHS - Reunion Society Collection

Obituary

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.

Source: The Londonderry Sifter, April 10, 1890

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.

Source: Orleans County Monitor, April 14, 1890
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.