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Foster, William J.


Age: 20, credited to Williamstown, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF, 8th VT INF
Service: enl 8/26/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. B, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 1/29/62; enl 12/19/63, m/i 1/6/64, Pvt, Co. C, 8th VT INF, m/o 6/28/65

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Birth: 09/19/1841, Williamstown, VT
Death: 01/04/1905

Burial: Cutler Cemetery, East Montpelier, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 54285377


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/30/1883, VT; widow Ann E., 3/14/1905, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
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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Cutler Cemetery, East Montpelier, VT

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William J. Foster died at his home in East Montpelier this morning, after along illness. He was a veteran of the Civil War having served some four years, and an upright, honest man. He leaves a widow, a son and a daughter; also a brother, Ed. Foster of Washington, who had been with him several weeks, and a sister, Mrs. Sleeper, of Manchester, N. H., who spent last winter with the family, giving them much care and comfort.

The funeral will be held at his late home Friday afternoon at one o'clock with Rev. Guy C. Lamson of this city as the officiating clergy man. Interment will take place in the family lot in the Cutler Cemetery.

Source: Montpelier Evening Argus, January 4, 1905
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.