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Confederate (CSV)


Benjamin Franklin Ponder

(1841 - 1909)

Home State: Florida

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Florida Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company C, 4th Florida Infantry in 1861. He transferred as Private to Company E, 5th Florida Infantry in August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was wounded at St. Marks, FL (4 March 1865?), and mustered out 9 April 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Florida1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


03/02/1841 in GA


10/20/1909; burial in Stonewall Cemetery, Lee, FL


1   State of Florida, Board of State Institutions, Soldiers of Florida in the Seminole Indian, Civil and Spanish-American Wars, Live Oak (FL): Democrat Print, 1903, pp. 142 - 147  [AotW citation 15473]