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Gilman G Foster.
Wife: Elvira J Harlow Foster (1844 - 1924).
Children: Infant Son Foster (1881 - 1881).
Burial: West Branch Cemetery, Stowe, Lamoille County, Vermont.
Of the journey to Washington, comrade Foster writes: "I well remember the enthusiasm and generosity of the people along our line of travel through Massachusetts and Connecticut. Our train made a short stop at Hartford, when our car was surrounded and we were captured by the ladies, and presented by them the best that the city afforded in the line of eatables. We thanked them, but one of the boys said "You have done nobly, but not quite as well as the girls of Springfield.' They wanted to know wherein they had failed to do as well as the Springfield girls, the answer was, 'They kissed us.' And the girls said, 'We will not be beaten by Springfield.' In February, comrade Foster contracted typhoid pneumonia and was taken to regimental hospital, ) He was soon removed to hospital at Fairfax Court House where he lay unconscious for several days, and where he was at the time Mosby made his visit and carried off General Stoughton and others. He remained in the hospital till May, when he came to the company at Camp Carusi on the Occoquan. Here it was soon apparent that the rest of the drum corps of the regiment had, by their constant practice during the three months of his sickness, left him in the rear so far as musical attainments were concerned, but he strove manfully to recover the lost ground and events proved that Company B had no occasion to be ashamed of its drummer.