POND, GEORGE F. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company C, 3d Wisconsin Cavalry. Place and date: At Drywood, Kans., 15 May 1864. Entered service at. Fairwater, Fond du Lac County, Wis.

Birth:   Lake County, Ill.

Date of issue:   16 May 1899.

Citation:   With 2 companions, attacked a greatly superior force of guerrillas, routed them, and rescued several prisoners.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)