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Sgt Tilman Monroe Foster
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Birth: Sep. 23, 1839
Davie County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 1, 1922
Lincoln County
North Carolina, USA

Son of William Foster, Jr. &
Matilda [Minor] Foster

Married Mary Francis Bess
December 18, 1866
Lincoln Co., North Carolina

Civil War:
Sgt Co B, 28th Regt NC Troops
"The Gaston Invincibles"
Army of Northern Virginia.
Enlisted July 30, 1861, Pvt
Promoted to Corp Feb 27, 1862
Wounded in the arm at
Cedar Mountain, VA Aug 9, 1862
Returned to duty Nov.1862-Feb.1863
Wounded at Chancellorsville, VA
May 1-3 1863.
Returned to duty, wounded
and captured at Gettysburg, PA.
July 1-5,1863. Confined at
David's Island, N.Y. Harbor
July 17-24,1863.
Paroled and transferred to
City Point,VA - where received
16 Sept.1863 for exchange.
Returned to duty; promoted to
Sgt Sept.1863-Oct.1864.
Surrendered at Appomattox, VA
9 Apr.1865. 
Family links: 
  Elizabeth Foster Bailey (1869 - 1927)*
  Walter Coppage Foster (1879 - 1946)*
*Calculated relationship
Bess Chapel United Methodist Church
Lincoln County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: LoRetta Hughes
Record added: Apr 25, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26397622
Sgt Tilman Monroe Foster
Added by: Richard Jordan
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