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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

William Foster

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company F,
    4th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: September 29, 1872
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Red River, Texas, USA

Gallantry in action.

Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Bakersville, Washington County, Maryland
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: November 19, 1872
  • Born: 1832, England
  • Died: July 16, 1880, Presido of San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Buried: San Francisco National Cemetery (MH) (WS-187), San Francisco, CA, United States

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