James Pond

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Birthday
11, 1838
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jun 21, 1903 (65)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
11, 1838
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jun 21, 1903 (65)

About

American war hero who was an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War and received the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Battle of Baxter Springs.

Before Fame

He became a member of the Underground Railroad and helped escaped slaves to freedom.

Trivia

He wrote a book called Eccentricities of Genius in 1900.

Family Life

He was married twice and had a son, James Pond Jr. who took over his business after his death.

Associated With

He became a lecture manager after his time in the war and one of his clients was Mark Twain.