John D. FosterHome State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 18th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company F.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded - through the thorax and permanently disabled - in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Discharged on account of wounds, from Chimborazo Hospital #5, at Richmond, Virginia, December 2, 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Ranger951. Appointed Color Corporal.
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /infantry/18th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 9494]
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