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John Foster Fellows
Birth: Jan. 8, 1815
Ipswich
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 6, 1887
Chelsea
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Civil War Union Army Officer. He served during the Civil War as Lieutenant Colonel and commander the 17th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. On February 1, 1864, at New Bern, North Carolina, unaware a supporting regiment had withdrawn, he and his regiment were overrun at Batchelder's Creek by superior Confederate forces in an attack ordered by Major General George Pickett. Fellows, eight other officers and eighty-three men of the 17th Massachusetts were captured. Fellows was later exchanged and resumed command of the 17th Massachusetts. (bio by: Bob on Gallows Hill) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Louisa Sprague Fellows (1815 - 1875)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Oliver Fellows (1845 - 1924)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Harmony Grove Cemetery
Salem
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Seaview Avenue at Crocus Path
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bob on Gallows Hill
Record added: Oct 22, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9689397
John Foster Fellows
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John Foster Fellows
Added by: Bob on Gallows Hill
 
John Foster Fellows
Added by: Bob on Gallows Hill
 
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Colonel thank you for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
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