William Foster (1832 - 1880)

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Birthplace: Somerset, UK
Death: Died
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About William Foster

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the

Medal of Honor

to Sergeant William Foster, United States Army, for gallantry in action on 29 September 1872, while serving with Company F, 4th U.S. Cavalry, in action at Red River, Texas.

General Orders: Date of Issue: November 19, 1872

Action Date: September 29, 1872

Service: Army

Rank: Sergeant

Company: Company F

Division: 4th U.S. Cavalry

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Somerset, UK
July 16, 1880
Age 48
San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA