Civil War Records of John H. Pollard


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
E 6th MVI (9 months) Private; enl. Aug. 25, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862 must. out June 2, 1863 Acton farmer age 20
MASSCW, 1:415

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): 1 Page (PDF*)
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page 34-35 (PDF)


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.

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  VA Claim folder, 38 pages

Grand Army of the Republic



Date June 6, 1920

Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles

(Find A Grave Memorial# 72518820, Find A Grave [website],

Survived by son, Earle R. Pollard

Additional Information

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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