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Horace Foster

Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death unknown
Burial Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 103787352 · View Source
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Horace Foster was born December 18, 1844, in Beverly, Mass. He was the son of Elijah & Elisa Foster, both of whom were also born in Beverly, Mass.

Horace was a 19 year-old shoemaker residing in Beverly, Mass. when he enlisted September 4, 1862, as a Private.
On September 19, 1862 he mustered into Co.:E", Mass. 8th Infantry. He was Mustered Out August 7, 1863, at Boston, Mass.
On December 5, 1863, he mustered into Co."A", Mass.59th Infantry. He was wounded June 17, 1864 at Petersburg, VA.

He was transferred out on February 4, 1865, and on the same day he mustered into Co."A", Veteran Reserve Corps, 24th Infantry. He was promoted to Sergt., May 1, 1865. He was Mustered Out on August 3, 1865.
(American Civil War Research Database)
He was a member of G.A.R. Post#89, Beverly, Mass.




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  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
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