Foster, William W.
Age: 25, credited to Irasburg, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/2/61, m/i 11/19/61, CPL, Co. I, 1st VT CAV, reen 12/28/63, pr SGT 12/10/62, comn 2LT, 11/1964 (11/26/64), tr to Co. E, 6/21/65, pr 1LT, Co. I, 2/9/65 (3/6/65), m/o 8/9/65
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Birth: 1836, Troy, VT
Burial: East Main Street Cemetery, Newport, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 58774629
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/7/1879; widow Jennie M., 10/31/1904, CO
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 Leadville, CO. Probate records indicate expenses for shipment of remains back to Vermont and burial there.
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East Main Street Cemetery, Newport, VT
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DEATH OF A VETERAN
Denver. Aug. 15.óWilliam W. Foster, of 3331 Decatur avenue, died this morning on board of a Berkely car, while on his way to the store of Joslin & Co., where he was employed. Mr. Foster was 68 years of age and apparently in good health. The immediate cause of death was heart failure. He was a veteran of the Civil War and served his country from Vermont.
Source: The Herald Democrat (Leadville, CO)
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