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Juan de la Merced "John M." Pons
Birth: Jun. 20, 1815
Death: 1890

U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles
Name: John M Pons
Enlistment Date: 28 Feb 1862
Rank at enlistment: Captain
Enlistment Place: St John's Bluff, FL
State Served: Florida
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Promoted to Full Lt Col on 18 Jul 1862.
Commissioned an officer in Company I, Florida 8th Infantry Regiment on 28 Feb 1862.
Mustered out on 29 Oct 1862.

Sources: Soldiers of Florida in the ...Civil War... Biographical Rosters of Florida's Soldiers 1861-1865

Regimental History of the EIGHTH FLORIDA INFANTRY

The 8th Regiment of Infantry was mustered into the Confederate service in May, 1862, with R. F. Floyd as Colonel; John M. Pons as Lieutenant-Colonel, and W. I. Turner as Major. With the following companies commanded by Captains:
Burrel A. Bobo, Co. A
R. A. Waller, Co. B
David Lang, Co. C
William Baya, Co. D
Thomas E. Clarke Co. E
Felix Simmons, Co. F
J. C. Stewart, Co. G
James Tucker, Co. H
John M. Pons Co. I
Frederick Worth, Co. K

Source: Soldiers of Florida in the ... Civil War ... page 186

Battles John M. PONS Fought In Per His Enlistment Dates:
Fought on 17 Jul 1862 at Sharpsburg, MD.
Fought on 29 Aug 1862 at 2nd Manassas, VA.
Fought on 30 Aug 1862 at 2nd Manassas, VA.
Fought on 31 Aug 1862 at 2nd Manassas, VA.
Fought on 1 Sep 1862 at Maryland.
Fought on 8 Sep 1862 at Buckeytown, MD.
Fought on 10 Sep 1862 at Maryland.
Fought on 12 Sep 1862 at Frederick, MD.
Fought on 15 Sep 1862 at Maryland.
Fought on 16 Sep 1862 at South Mountain, MD.
Fought on 17 Sep 1862 at Sharpsburg, MD.
Fought on 18 Sep 1862 at Sharpsburg, MD.
Fought on 29 Sep 1862 at Warrenton, VA.
Fought on 30 Sep 1862 at Shepherdstown, VA.
Fought on 7 Oct 1862 at Frederick, MD.
Fought on 30 Oct 1862.
John M. PONS Mustered out 31 Oct 1862


♥ John M. & Mary are my husband's 2nd great grandparents. ♥
 
 
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 Parents:
  Mariana Margarita Antonia Villalonga Pons (1785 - 1827)
 
 Spouse:
  Maria Genovieve Antoinia Hernandez Pons (1814 - 1865)*
 
 Children:
  Jose Gertrudo Ponce (1848 - 1915)*
 
 Sibling:
  Juan de la Merced Pons (1815 - 1890)
  Ygnacía Pons Canova (1827 - 1895)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
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Burial:
Old Saint Joseph Church Cemetery
Jacksonville
Duval County
Florida, USA
Plot: Saint Joseph's Cemetery
 
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Originally Created by: Wiregrass Irisheyes
Record added: Nov 22, 2010
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Juan de la Merced John M. Pons
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- Alli Traywick
 Added: Aug. 19, 2013

- James Wade Bishop
 Added: Feb. 13, 2013
Thank you veteran for your service during the War of Northern Aggression. Rest in peace.
- Wiregrass Irisheyes
 Added: Dec. 22, 2010
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