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James Burton Pond
Birth: Jun. 11, 1838
Cuba
Allegany County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 21, 1903
Leavenworth
Leavenworth County
Kansas, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as First Lieutenant of Company C, 3rd Wisconsin Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Baxter Springs, Kansas on October 6, 1863. His citation reads "While in command of 2 companies of Cavalry, was surprised and attacked by several times his own number of guerrillas, but gallantly rallied his men, and after a severe struggle drove the enemy outside the fortifications. 1st Lt. Pond then went outside the works and, alone and unaided, fired a howitzer 3 times, throwing the enemy into confusion and causing him to retire". His Medal was awarded to him on March 30, 1898.  (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Parents:
  Willard Elmer Pond (1807 - 1893)
  Clarissa Eurana Woodford Pond (1813 - 1884)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Marion Glass Pond (1868 - 1906)*
 
 Children:
  John Burton Pond (1889 - 1961)*
 
 Siblings:
  Celia Adella Pond Hilborn (1837 - 1888)*
  James Burton Pond (1838 - 1903)
  Lewis Philip Pond (1842 - 1893)*
  George F. Pond (1844 - 1911)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Bronx
Bronx County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 70, Lawn Plot, Lot 6393 NW 1/4
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Mar 11, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7253578
James Burton Pond
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James Burton Pond
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