How to Research your
Northern Foster Family

Indiana: Resources:


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Jeanette recommends the following sites, books, links that she has found to be a useful starting point.

These sources should get you started on finding your Indiana Foster family.  Jeanette

Here is a start in what you will find on Ancestry.com
on Civil War soldiers from Indiana:

US Civil War Soldiers from Indiana 1861 - 1865 (Source: Ancestry.com - requires a subscription)

Richard Foster's who served the Union from Indiana (Source: www.ancestry.com)
View Record Name Regiment Name Expanded Side Regiment State/Origin
View Record

Match quality: 3 out of 5
Richard Foster 24th Regiment, Indiana Infantry Union Indiana
View Record

Match quality: 3 out of 5
Richard Foster 44th Regiment, Indiana Infantry Union Indiana
View Record

Match quality: 3 out of 5
Richard Foster 85th Regiment, Indiana Infantry Union Indiana
View Record

Match quality: 3 out of 5
Richard Foster 17th Regiment, Indiana Infantry Union Indiana
View Record

Match quality: 3 out of 5
Richard Foster 79th Regiment, Indiana Infantry Union Indiana
View Record

Match quality: 3 out of 5
Richard Foster 72nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry Union Indiana
View Record

Match quality: 3 out of 5
Richard T. Foster 20th Regiment, Indiana Infantry Union Indiana

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Miami County, Indiana (digital book) From the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, notes ,etc, together with an extended history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the State of Indiana.  This book gives the researcher a "feeling" for the people and the land they tamed and how they met the challenges of life presented too them.


Research Wiki: Portal: Indiana - Website

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