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John Boursiquot Fontaine
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Birth: Apr. 1, 1840
Hanover County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1864
Virginia, USA

Medical Director Calvary Corps Army of Northern Virginia. Died on the field of battle on the 1st of October 1864 in his 24th year. A graduate of Medicine in 1860 he entered the Confederate Service in April 1861, twenty years old, and reached the highest position
in his department.

Medical School- Medical College of Virginia and New York University.

One of the doctors that tended to the dying Gen. J.E.B. Stuart on his deathbed.

John Fontaine had been spared through the dangers of many a skirmish when he rode in the ranks with Stuart and Hampton, and at last was mortally wounded while rendering professional aid to a dying general.

He married the lovely Elizabeth Winston Price of "Dundee," Hanover County, Va. She was the sister of Maj. Richard Channing Price and Thomas Price, members of Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's staff.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Edmund Fontaine (1801 - 1869)
  Maria Louisa Shackleford Fontaine (1807 - 1876)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Winston Fontaine Price Haw (1843 - 1919)
 
 Children:
  Ellen Stuart Fontaine Morton (1864 - 1934)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Ann Fontaine Dewitt (1825 - 1902)*
  William Fontaine (1828 - 1842)*
  Sarah Louisa Fontaine (1831 - 1857)*
  Mary Morris Fontaine Brown (1835 - 1910)*
  Jane Catherine Fontaine Meade (1836 - 1909)*
  Edmund Fontaine (1837 - 1861)*
  John Boursiquot Fontaine (1840 - 1864)
  Richard Morris Fontaine (1842 - 1914)*
  Lucy Dabney Fontaine Dabney (1845 - 1917)*
  Rosalie Shackleford Fontaine Jones (1851 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Beaver Dam Cemetery (Fontaine Family)
Hanover
Hanover County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: SheWalksTheseHills
Record added: Nov 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31270335
John Boursiquot Fontaine
Added by: George Seitz
 
John Boursiquot Fontaine
Added by: SheWalksTheseHills
 
 
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With deepest respect
- SheWalksTheseHills
 Added: Jul. 5, 2014
All gave some. Some gave all. Memorial Day. Thank you.
- George Seitz
 Added: May. 26, 2014

- Davilla
 Added: Aug. 28, 2013
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