Adolph Fontenot served in the United States Civil War. Enlisted: April 6, 1862 Mustered out: July 15, 1862 Side: CSA Regiment(s): 16th Louisiana Infantry, 29th Louisiana (Thomas's) Infantry,
Adolphe Cyprien Bellaire Fontenot, son of Cyprien Bellarie Fontenot and Marie Louise Ritter, was born on 23 Aug. 1839, his birth was recorded at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.
He married Adeline widow of Louis Pitre, and daughter of Auguste Joseph Pitre and Melasie Jean Baptiste (Bramme) Pitre, on 5 Feb. 1862, at St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.
He died while in the US Civil War on 15 July 1862 and was buried at Coopers Wells Memorial Cemetery, Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi. His memorial shows his military service and has the dates of his birth and death.
His succession was dated 1 Aug. 1865 in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.
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