Foster M. Bolton

Foster M. Bolton
1837 – January 20, 1865

1860 Residence: Cumberland County, NC

Military Record
April 28, 1862 – Enlisted at Cumberland County, NC
54th North Carolina Regiment, Company C
Rank: Private
May-June 1862 – Reported absent sick
November-December 1862 – Listed as a Deserter
January-February 1863 – Returned to Duty
May 4, 1863 – Wounded slightly in the hand at Fredericksburg, VA
Prior to July 7, 1863 – Returned to Duty
July 7-9, 1863 – Deserted to the Enemy at Williamsport, MD
July 23, 1863 – Confined at Fort Delaware, DE
October 20, 1863 – Transferred to Point Lookout, MD
January 25, 1864 – Released after taking the Oath of Allegiance
and joining the U.S. Army
Enlisted at Point Lookout, MD
1st United States Volunteers, Company B
Rank: Private
January 20, 1865 – Died at Fort Rice, ND of chronic diarrhea

Parents
Peter Lee Bolton, Jr. 1814-1883
Mary Mason 1811

Siblings
William James Bolton 1839-1862        38th NC Co K
Henry Harrison Bolton 1841-1921        51st NC Co I
Peter Lee Bolton 1842-1910       51st NC Co I
Mary M. Bolton 1844
John R. Bolton 1846-1865        51st NC Co I
Neill Graham Bolton 1847-1918
Alexander Bolton 1849-1924
Amanda Bolton 1853
Daniel A. Bolton 1855-1926

Never Married

Burial
Unknown