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B195: Papers of Emory S. Foster (1839-1902), October 1861 to October 1864

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Identifier: A0286-00220

Title: B195: Papers of Emory S. Foster (1839-1902), October 1861 to October 1864


Emory S. Foster was born November 5, 1839, in Greene County, Mo. During the Civil War he served as a captain in the 27th Missouri Mounted Infantry (Union) until January 1862. He served with the 7th M.S.M. from March 1862 to June 1864, when he resigned due to disabling wounds received at Lone Jack, Mo. He died December 23, 1902, in Oakland, Cal.

Papers contain one quarterly return of ordnance and ordnance stores of the 27th Missouri Mounted Infantry for the period ending October 31, 1861; five military telegrams to and from Foster while stationed at Sedalia, Mo., dated August 12, 1862; and telegram of Brigadier General Egbert B. Brown to Foster, dated October 1, 1864, regarding operations during Price's expedition.


Place: United States

Dates: 1861-1864

Type(s): Documentary Artifacts

Maker/Creator: Foster, Emory S., 1839-1902

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Armed Forces


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