George Augustus Foote, Jr.

George Augustus Foote, Jr.

George Augustus Foote, Jr.

From Foote Family History and Geneology by Abram Foote, Vol. I:

“A cultivated man and farmer; enlisted in the Three Months’ Men at President Lincoln’s first call for volunteers in 1861, and re-enlisted as private in the 14th CT. Volunteers. Aug. 7, 1862.  He lost a leg at Fredericksburg and died from the results of his wound.  He received commisssion as First Lieutenant ‘for bravery in the field and out of it.’” According to family writings, he lay for three days unattended at Fredericksburg.  Returned to Guilford CT to live with his brother, Christopher Spencer Foote. Buried in Ward/Foote family cemetery.

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