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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Dean Foster

(? - 1865)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 22nd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company H, 22nd South Carolina Infantry on 25 January 1862.

On the Campaign

He was slightly wounded in the leg in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was captured on 30 July 1864 near Petersburg, VA and held in the Federal prison in Elmira, NY. He died there of disease on 4 March 1865.

References & notes

His service from the Roll 1 and the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Death

03/04/1865 Elmira, NY; burial in Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira, NY

Notes

1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Roll of Company H, 22nd Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24978]