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
Company: Company F
Division: 4th U.S. Cavalry