Civil War Service: John W Fonda; Prairie Du Chien, WI; enlisted as a SGT in Co.C, 6th Infantry Regiment Wisconsin on 20-Apr-1861; discharged Co.C, 6th Infantry Regiment Wisconsin on 24-Oct-1862.
Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans - Name: John W Fonda; Wis. Inf., Sgt., Co.C, Regt.6; Date of Death: 13 Nov 1862; Village Cemetery (Evergreen), Prairie Du Chien, Crawford Co., WI - moved later to Fort Crawford.
Fort Crawford Military Cemetery - One of the nation's smallest cemeteries, it has 64 internments -18 known and 46 unknown. Originally only officers serving at Fort Crawford and their families were buried there. Later soldiers were moved from the enlisted man's plot and from Evergreen. Unfortunately, their names were lost. Most years Memorial Day services have been celebrated here.