The Last Soldier Project: Jefferson County, Wis.
George H. Pounder

(Obituary from the Oshkosh Northwestern, 11 Dec 1936)

George H. Pounder, 92, last Civil War Veteran here, died last night.

He was a former custodian of the Memorial Hall at Madison, and served as senior vice commander of the Wisconsin GAR, department commander, senior aide-de-camp of the national organization and first adjutant general.

George H. Pounder enlisted at Delavan as a blacksmith in Co. K, 2nd Wisconsin Cavalry on Nov. 30, 1863. He mustered out on Nov. 15, 1865. His brother James served in the same company. He died of disease on Oct. 23, 1864, at Vicksburg, MS.

Information Sources:
Obituary from the Oshkosh Northwestern Friday, 11 Dec 1936, Pg 11
Janet Eiler - Winnebagoland Genealogical Society
Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion

Researched and submitted by Bro. Vince Barker

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Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Department of Wisconsin


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