Mike Foster
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior
N 37° 34.219 W 080° 47.540
17S E 518338 N 4158162
A sign telling us of the battles Mike Foster fought in.
Waymark Code: WMQ8Z1
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 01/12/2016
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
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MIke Foster

Confederate sharpshooter enlisted 9 May 1861, in Monroe Guards, later Co. D. 27th Va. Infantry, Stonewall Brigade. "The Bloody 27th" fought in every major Civil War battle in east, from First Manassas to Appomattox. Foster was personally decorated as the bravest man in brigade. He died, may 1875, of war~related wounds at age 36. Comrades & friends erected granite shaft grave marker in 1907.
Marker Number: none on the sign

Marker Title: Mike Foster

Marker Location: West of RT 12

County or Independent City: Forest Hill

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Division of Archives and History, 2002

Web Site: Not listed

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