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Felix Gregory De Fontaine (1832–1896)

De Fontaine, Felix Gregory. An American journalist; born in Boston, 1832; died in Columbus, SC, Dec. 11, 1896. The first statement given to the North, of the attack on Fort Sumter, was written by him; and he was correspondent of the Charleston Courier from the principal battle-fields during the Civil War. Subsequently he came to New York City, and was connected with the Herald most of the time until his death. He was the author of ‘Cyclopædia of the Best Thoughts of Charles Dickens’; ‘Gleanings from a Confederate Army Note-Book’; and ‘Birds of a Feather Flock Together.’