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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1872

Vol. III
p193
2432

(Born Ct.)

George E. Pond

(Ap'd Ct.)

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George Enoch Pond: Born July 5, 1847, Brooklyn, CT.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1868, to June 14, 1872, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 8th Cavalry, June 14, 1872.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Garland, Col., Oct. 8, 1872, to Jan. 30, 1876 (Scouting, July 10 to Nov. 21, 1874, and on leave of absence, Jan. 7 to Apr. 15, 1875), — Ft. Clark, Tex., Apr. 4, 1876, to Feb. 27, 1878 (Scouting, May 25 to July 22, 1876, and on sick leave of absence, July 22, 1876, to Oct. 4, 1877), — Ft. Duncan, Tex., Mar. 2 to Apr. 7, 1878, — San Diego, Tex., Apr. 16, 1878, to Apr. 22, 1881 (on leave of absence, to Sep. 26,

(First Lieut., 8th Cavalry, Jan. 18, 1881)

1881), — and Ft. Ringgold, Tex., to Nov., 1883; as Assistant at the

(Captain, Staff — Asst. Quartermaster, Oct. 23, 1883)

Quartermaster's Depot, New York city, Nov. 19, 1883, to Mar. 12, 1884, — Purchasing Quartermaster for Cavalry and Artillery Horses, to Sep., 1885, — Post Quartermaster at Ft. Riley, Kan., to May 31, 1887, and constructing building there, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p220
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: On duty at Fort Riley, Kan., in charge of construction, from 1890 to May 29, 1891; temporary duty in Quartermaster-General's Office in connection with preparation of plans of public buildings, from May 29, 1891 to Aug. 31, 1891; construction duty at Madison Barracks, N. Y., from Sept. 1, 1891 to March 12, 1892; in p221charge of rebuilding and enlarging Plattsburg Barracks, N. Y., March 12, 1892 to Dec. 15, 1896. — On leave of absence for four months.

(Major, Staff — Quartermaster, Feb. 11, 1897)

— On duty as Depot Quartermaster, Chicago, Ill., until April 14, 1898; on duty as Chief Quartermaster, Department of the Missouri, until April 16, 1898; Mobile, Ala., to select camp for U. S. troops to rendezvous there; April 29, 1898, Chief Quartermaster, 1st Independent Division U. S. Troops, on staff of Brigadier-General J. J. Coppinger, U. S. A.

(Lieut.‑Colonel and Chief Quartermaster, U. S. Volunteers,
May 9, 1898)

— May 21, 1898, Chief Quartermaster, 4th Army Corps; Chief Quartermaster, 7th Army Corps, Aug. 6, 1898; Chief Quartermaster, Department of the Province of Havana, Jan. 24, 1899; appointed Special Inspector, Quartermaster's Department, with rank of Colonel, Feb. 4, 1899 till March 2, 1899;

(Colonel and Chief Quartermaster, by assignment,
Feb. 3 to March 2, 1899)

(Honorably discharged from Volunteer Service, May 12, 1899)

— Chief Quartermaster, Department of Dakota, from March 17, 1899 to ––––

Vol. V
p192
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. —

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Deputy Quartermaster-General, Aug. 24, 1903)

— On duty in Quartermaster-General's Office, Washington, D. C., Aug. 28, 1903

(Colonel, Asst. Quartermaster-General, Jan. 20, 1904)

to Nov. 1, 1906. — On leave Nov. 2, 1906 to Feb. 16, 1907.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired Feb. 16, 1907,
at his own request, more than 40 Years' Service.

Died, Nov. 20, 1907, at Winston-Salem, N. C.: Aged 60.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1908, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

a Gen. Pond's full name and birth data are from his AOG obituary.


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