|Birth: ||Apr. 1, 1840|
|Death: ||Oct. 1, 1864|
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.
Edmund Fontaine (1801 - 1869)
Maria Louisa Shackleford Fontaine (1807 - 1876)
Elizabeth Winston Fontaine Price Haw (1843 - 1919)
Ellen Stuart Fontaine Morton (1864 - 1934)*
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)*
Beaver Dam Cemetery (Fontaine Family)
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Record added: Nov 10, 2008
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