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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

George F Pond

Details
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company C,
    3d Wisconsin Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 15, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Drywood, Kansas, USA
Citation
With two companions, attacked a greatly superior force of guerrillas, routed them, and rescued several prisoners.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Fairwater, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: May 16, 1899
  • Born: October 5, 1844, Libertyville, Lake County, IL, United States
  • Died: June 21, 1911, Fort Scott, KS, United States
  • Buried: Evergreen Cemetery (MH) (1-7), Fort Scott, KS, United States
 

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