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Fonda, John G.
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Fonda, John G. Bvt. Union General ALS, 2p, 4to, Feby 23, 1907, to Lauretta A. Dillman, Brooklyn, NY. Describes his war service as Lt. Col. of 118th Ill infantry vols. near Port Hudson, which pursued some Confederates who had attacked a stockade and taken
prisoners. His command "killed some, captured some, and retook the prisoners they had taken.” Comes with a printed card detailing his service.

John Giles Fonda
Residence Warsaw IL; 39 years old.
Enlisted on 8/24/1861 as a 1st Lieutenant.
On 8/24/1861 he was commissioned into "G" Co. IL 2nd Cavalry; He Resigned on 12/27/1861
On 3/8/1862 he was commissioned into Field & Staff IL 12th Cavalry
He was discharged for promotion on 11/17/1862
On 11/20/1862 he was commissioned into Field & Staff IL 118th Infantry
He was Mustered Out on 10/1/1865 at Baton Rouge, LA

* Major 3/8/1862 (As of 12th IL Cav)
* Lt Col 11/17/1862 (As of IL 118th Inf)
* Colonel 11/29/1862
* Brig-Gen 6/27/1865

Other Information:
born 3/8/1822 in Montgomery County, NY
died 12/10/1910 in Los Angeles, CA
Shipping Weight: 0.25 lb
Item # 21113
 $175.00 USD

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