Southern Anthology

Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

William J Foster

Male 1841 - 1861  (~ 20 years)


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  • Name William J Foster 
    Born ca. 1841  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military 21 Sep 1861  Randolph County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Enlisted, Co. F, 14th Alabama Regiment. 
    Veterans: Confederate
    Veterans: Confederate

    We are a band of brothers, and native to the soil,
    Fighting for our Liberty with treasure, blood and toil;
    And when our rights were threaten'd, the cry rose near and far,
    Hurrah for the Bonnie Blue Flag, that bears a Single Star!


    The Bonnie Blue Flag
    Harry Macarthy
    Died 31 Dec 1861  Evansport, Prince William, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Affidavit of Claiborne Foster re: Death of William Foster
    Affidavit of Claiborne Foster re: Death of William Foster
    Evansport Wharf at Quantico Creek
    Evansport Wharf at Quantico Creek
    Person ID I18187  Dickinson
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2017 

    Father Claiborne Foster,   b. ca. 1820, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. bef. 1880  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Catherine Connell,   b. ca. 1819, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 13 Dec 1840  Butts County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F5683  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Enlisted, Co. F, 14th Alabama Regiment. - 21 Sep 1861 - Randolph County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Dec 1861 - Evansport, Prince William, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S53] Alabama Department of Archives and History, (Montgomery, Alabama: Alabama Department of Archives and History), "Alabama Civil War Service Database" at <http://archives.state.al.us/civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=64546 > and "Fourteenth Alabama Infantry Regiment" at <http://www.archives.alabama.gov/referenc/alamilor/14thinf.html >.

    2. [S012032] Georgia Marriages, 1699-1944, Hunting For Bears, comp., (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004).

    3. [S336457] Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).