Acton Memorial Library
|E||6th MVI (9 months)||Private; enl. Aug. 25, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862||must. out June 2, 1863||Acton||farmer||age 20|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||6th MVI||July 24, 1901||Invalid||1 272 684||1 041 248||Illinois||C# 2540480 "VA Claim folder" received from V.A.|
|Date||June 6, 1920|
|Burial||Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles (www.findagrave.com, Find A Grave Memorial# 72518820)|
|Survived by||son, Earle R. Pollard|
According to documents in his pension file, John H. Pollard was born March 23, 1841 at Dorchester, New Hampshire. His post office at enlistment was recorded as West Acton, Mass. After leaving the service he resided in New Hampshire (1863-4); Iowa (1864-1890); Illinois (1890-1903); and Los Angeles, Calif. (1903-1920). He married Mary Annette Shackford Oct. 1, 1873 in Iowa. Their son Earl R. Pollard was born Dec. 11, 1876. His wife Mary died Jan. 3, 1914. John Henry Pollard died June 6, 1920.
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