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Foster, Lewis M., b. abt. 1844


Biographical Note

Lewis M. Foster served with Company C, 9th New York Heavy Artillery. He enlisted as a private in 1862. He became a corporal in November 1864. He mustered out with his regiment in July 1865. At the time of his enlistment, Foster was 18, suggesting he was born about 1844. Prior to the war, he lived in Conquest, NY.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Lewis M. Foster Letter,

Identifier: Ms-2014-007

The collection includes a single letter from Lewis M. Foster to his mother, written near Petersburg, Virginia, December 1864.

Dates: 1864 - 1864