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Fontaine Chesterfield BostonRoster ID 918
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1859|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Fontaine Chesterfield Boston, Class of 1859. Born- 8 November 1839. Matriculated from Fluvanna County, VA. At VMI 1 year. Military Record: Joined Company I, 5th Virginia Cavalry on 9 May 1861. Elected 2nd Lt on 2 May 1862. Captured 17 June 1863 at Aldie. Held at Old Capitol Prison, DC; Johnson's Island, OH; Point Lookout, MD. Exchanged on 10 March 1864. Captured in Hanover County on 11 May 1864. Held at Fort Delaware, DE. Released on oath 4 June 1865. Post War Career: Farmer Died- 21 April 1871.|