|George F. Pond|
|Born||October 5, 1844|
|Died||June 21, 1911(aged 66)|
|Place of birth||Libertyville, Illinois|
|Place of burial||Evergreen Cemetery Fort Scott, Kansas|
United States of America|
United States Army|
|Years of service||1861 - 1865|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
|Relations||James Pond brother|
Pond was born on October 5, 1844 in Libertyville, Illinois although his official residence was listed as Fairwater, Wisconsin.
He died June 21, 1911 and is buried in Evergreen Cemetery Fort Scott, Kansas. His grave can be found in section 4.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
For extraordinary heroism on 15 May 1864, while serving with Company C, 3d Wisconsin Cavalry, in action at Drywood, Kansas. With two companions, Private Pond attacked a greatly superior force of guerrillas, routed them, and rescued several prisoners.
- ↑ "George F. Pond". Hall of Valor. Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=1078. Retrieved October 8, 2010.
- "George F. Pond". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=5851551. Retrieved 2009-08-19.
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