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Confederate (CSV)


Charles Fondy

(c. 1835 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a 26 year old druggist in New Orleans when he enlisted in Company B, 5th Louisiana Infantry on May 10, 1861 in New Orleans. From September to December 1861 he was on extra duty as a druggist at Deep Creek, VA(?).

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was absent, sick, in Richmond, VA into February 1863, but was back with his Company by April. He was again detailed as a druggist, in Richmond, to about July 1863. He was "severely wounded in a skirmish and left in the hands of the enemy" - captured at Winchester, VA on September 19, 1864, and admitted December 21 to the US Army General Hospital, West Building, Baltimore, MD. He was transferred to the General Hospital at Ft. McHenry, MD on January 8, 1865, and forwarded to Pt. Lookout, MD and exchanged on February 20, 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1, who also has him as Charles Fundey. His last name may well be Fonda or Faunda.


c. 1835 in GERMANY


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 2, pg. 882-883  [AotW citation 13948]