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Historical Register of Officers
of the Continental Army
During the War of the Revolution


April 1775, to December 1783, New, Revised, and Enlarged Edition,
By FRANCIS B. HEITMAN

Foster, Achilles (VA). Regimental Quartermaster, 12th Virginia, 7th October 1777; died 26th August 1778.

Francis B. Heitman, Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army, p.233

Foster, Benjamin (Mass). Surgeon of Frye's Massachusetts Regiment, May to December 1775; Colonel Massachusetts Militia, 17761781. 

Francis B. Heitman, Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army, p.233

Foster, Daniel (). Surgeon's Mate Hospital Department; was a prisoner in 1782; when and where taken not stated.

Francis B. Heitman, Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army, p.233

Foster, David (Mass). Corporal in Lexington Alarm, April, 1775; 2d Lieutenant of Whitcomb's Massachusetts Regiment, May to December, 1775; Lieutenant Massachusetts Militia, 1776. (Died 1825.), p.233

Foster, Ebenezer (Mass). Private in Cotton's Massachusetts Regiment, May to December 1775; Ensign 14th Massachusetts, 1st January 1777; killed 19th September 1777, at Bemus' Heights. p.233

Foster. Elijah (Conn). 2d Lieutenant of Bradley's Connecticut State Regiment, June to December 1776. p.234 [p.234]

Foster, Eliphalet (R .I.). Ensign 11th Continental Infantry, 1st January to 31st December 1776.  Francis B. Heitman, Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army, p.234

Foster, Elisha (Mass). Private, corporal and Sergeant 6th Massachusetts, 25th February, 1777, until appointed Ensign, 15th June, 1781; transferred to 2d Massachusetts, 12th June, 1783, and served to November, 1783. p.234

Foster, Ezekiel (Mass). 2d Lieutenant of Whitcomb's Massachusetts Regiment May, 1775, too. p.234

Foster, Ezekiel (N. J.). Captain and Major New Jersey Militia, 17771779.  p.233 

Foster, Gideon (Mass). 2d Lieutenant in Lexington Alarm, April, 1775; Captain in Mansfield's Massachusetts Regiment, May to December, 1775; Captain Massachusetts Militia in 1778. (Died 1845.)  p.234

Foster, Henry (Del). Lieutenant-Colonel Delaware Battalion of the Flying Camp, July to December 1776; Lieutenant-Colonel Delaware Militia, 17811782. p.234

Foster, Isaac (Mass). Volunteer Surgeon at Bunker Hill, June 1775; Hospital Surgeon in 1776; Deputy Director-General of Hospital Eastern Department, 11th April 1777; retired 6th October 1780. (Died 27th February 1782.)  p.234

Foster, James (Mass). Ensign 14th Continental Infantry, 1st January 1776, too. p.234

Foster, James (Va). Captain 15th Virginia, 28th November 1776; died 15th November 1777. p.234

Foster, John (Mass). Sergeant and Ensign Massachusetts Militia in. 1776; 2d Lieutenant 11th Massachusetts, 6th November 1776; resigned 14th July 1779.  p.234

Foster, John (N. Y.). Lieutenant Ulster County, New York, Militia in 1775. p.234

Foster, John (Pa). Sergeant 5th Pennsylvania Battalion, 22d February 1776; Ensign 6th Pennsylvania, 22d August 1777; dismissed 18th January 1778.  p.234

Foster, John (S. C.). Captain South Carolina Dragoons, 5th April to September 1781. p.234

Foster, John H. (Va). Ensign 2d Virginia, 18th February 1781, and served to close of war.

Foster, Josiah (Mass). 1st Lieutenant of Bridge's Massachusetts Regiment. May 1775, to December 1775. p.234

Foster, Josiah (Va). Captain Virginia Militia, 17751776. p.234 

Foster, Parker (Mass). 2d Lieutenant of Scammon's Massachusetts Regiment, May to December 1775; Captain Massachusetts Militia, 17761777. p.234 

Foster, Richard (Va). Ensign and Adjutant 7th Virginia, January 1777; resigned 10th May, 1777. p.234 

Foster, Robert (Va). Ensign 15th Virginia, 16th April, 1777; Lieutenant, 20th April, 1778; taken prisoner at Barn Hill Church, 24th April, 1778; Lieutenant, 20th April, 1778; regiment designated 11th Virginia, 14th September, 1778; transferred to 4th Virginia, 12th February, 1781; served to close of war. p.234 

Foster, Samuel (Mass). Sergeant in Lexington Alarm, April, 1775; 1st Lieutenant of Heath's Massachusetts Regiment, May to December, 1775; 1st Lieutenant 24th Continental Infantry, 1st January to 31st December, 1776; Captain 3d Massachusetts, 1st January, 1777; died 6th May, 1778. p.234 

Foster, Simpson (Va). Sergeant and Sergeant-Major 14th Virginia, 6th January, 1776; regiment designated 10th Virginia, 14th September, 1778; Ensign, 4th July, 1779; 2d Lieutenant, November, 1779; taken prisoner at Charleston, 12th May, 1780, and died in captivity.  p.234 

Foster, Thomas (Mass). Private in Lexington Alarm, April 1775; Sergeant 8th Massachusetts, 18th March 1777; Ensign, 26th November 1779; Lieutenant, 6th October 1780, and served to 3d June, 1788. (Died 16th December 1793.)  p.234 

Foster, Thomas Waite (Mass). Captain of Gridley's Regiment Massachusetts Artillery, April to December, 1775, and Captain in Knox's Regiment Continental Artillery, December, 1775, to December, 1776. p.234 

Foster, Timothy (Mass). Ensign of Learned's Massachusetts Regiment May to December 1775. p.234 

Foster, William (Va). 2d Lieutenant 8th Virginia, 20th May, 1777; 1st Lieutenant, 14th April 1779; transferred to 3d Virginia, 12th May 1779; resigned 2d July 1779.

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