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Foster, Leonard R. Jr.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Moretown, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 7/16/62, m/i 9/1/62, PVT, Co. B, 10th VT INF, pr CPL 3/27/64, pr SGT, wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/1/64, kia, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64

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VITALS

Birth: 11/13/1844, Moretown, VT
Death: 10/19/1864

Burial: Village Cemetery, Moretown, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 21722839

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
Portrait?: USAHEC off-site, History 10th Infantry
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: 10th Vt. History off-site

DESCENDANTS

Cousin of Roger Haskins, Los Angeles, CA

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Village Cemetery, Moretown, VT

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Photo

(Haynes' History
Tenth Infantry)


Obituary

List of Casualties in Tenth Regiment Vermont Volunteer Infantry at Battle of Cedar Creek, October 19, 1864

COMPANY B

Killed - Sergt. Leonard R. Foster, jr., Moretown.

Source: Vermont Watchman and State Journal, November 4, 1864.

The funeral of Leonard R. Foster, jr., who was killed a the battle of Cedar Creek, will be attended at Moretown village on Sunday. 20th inst., at 11 o'clock a. m., at the house and at 12 o'clock at the church. The friends of the deceased and his brother soldiers are invited to attend.

Source: Montpelier Daily Journal, November 19, 1854.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.