|Death: ||Aug. 5, 1864|
Fontenot, Hypolite O.,Pvt. Co. F, 8th La. Inf. En. March 30, 1862, Opelousas, La. Present on all Rolls to Oct., 1862. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War, Captured Rappahannock, Va., Nov. 7, 1863. Recd. at Pt. Lookout, Md., from Washington, Nov. 11, 1863. Paroled until exchanged at Pt. Lookout, Md., March 10, 1864. Recd. at City Pt., Va., March 15, 1864. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War, Captured and wounded at Frederick, Md., July 10, 1864. On Hospl. Register, Admitted July 10, 1864, to U. S. A. Gen. Hospl., Frederick, Md. Died Aug. 5, 1864, pleuro-pneumonia. Record copied copied from Memorial Hall, New Orleans, La., by the War Dept., Washington, D. C., June, 1903, born Louisiana, occupation farmer, Res. Flat Town, age when enlisted 20, single. Mortally wounded July 9, 1864. Left in enemy's hands. Died shortly afterwards. Good soldier.
(info from Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers & Confederate Commands Vol. I-III; by Andrew B. Booth; New Orleans, LA, USA: n.p., 1920.)
The photo at top right shows four of the six Fontenot brothers — Hypolite, Denis, Alexander, and Horthere.
Co. F. 8 LA Inf. CSA
Mount Olivet Cemetery
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Record added: Feb 11, 2007
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