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Confederate (CSV)

Captain

Henry L. Foster

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 30th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 20 year old student in Shiloh, King George County, he was commissioned Lieutenant, Company K, 30th Virginia Infantry on 27 April 1861. He was promoted to Captain on 3 February 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

More on the Web

Basic information from the Virginia Military Dead.1 Service from Robert K. Krick's 30th Virginia Infantry (roster, 1983) via the Historical Data Systems database.

Birth

c. 1839

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Library of Virginia, Virginia Military Dead Database, Published 2002, first accessed 30 November 2012, <http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/guides/vmd/>, Source page: /vmd_Search.asp  [AotW citation 18860]