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Federal (USV)


William H. Foster

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Monroe, he enlisted in Company C, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 22 April 1861. He was appointed Corporal, Sergeant, and First Sergeant (dates not given). He was wounded at Bolivar (date not given - 1861).

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

We was again wounded, in action at Dallas, GA in 1864. He mustered out at the end of his term of service on 14 July 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1.


1   Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, pp. 414 - 415  [AotW citation 15194]