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Samuel A Foster
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Birth: Apr. 24, 1843
Warren County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 20, 1864
Stewart County
Tennessee, USA

Co B 83 IL Inf.

Samuel A. Foster, Pvt. August 20 1864 killed in action Pine Bluff, Tenn.

"Pine Bluff" referred to a cliff overhanging the Tennessee River in Stewart county, Tennessee, not the name of a town. This was only a few miles from Fort Donelson, where Captain Turnbull and 10 men (some as young as 16) had been dispatched earlier that morning. Only 3 survived the guerilla attack. All 8 killed arrived in Monmouth aboard the same baggage car on 8 September 1864, and were buried in various area cemeteries. 
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  James Foster (1814 - 1868)
  Susan Giles Foster (____ - 1866)
  Samuel A Foster (1843 - 1864)
  Nancy J. Horn (1852 - 1917)*
*Calculated relationship
Cedar Creek Cemetery
Little York
Warren County
Illinois, USA
Created by: J Foster
Record added: Jul 25, 2011
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Samuel A Foster
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Samuel A Foster
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