|Birth: ||Aug. 27, 1841|
|Death: ||Jan. 27, 1916|
James Dickson Pollock
Residence was not listed; 19 years old.
Enlisted on 6/10/1861 at Romney, WV as a 3rd Corpl.
On 6/10/1861 he mustered into "F" Co. VA 7th Cavalry
He Re-enlisted on 4/24/1862 (date and method of discharge not given)
He was listed as:
On rolls 2/28/1862 (place not stated) (On rolls through 07/01/62)
Exchanged 2/14/1863 Cox's Landing, VA
Wounded 7/3/1863 Fairfield, PA
POW 7/5/1863 Gettysburg, PA
Hospitalized 7/6/1863 Letterman General Hospl, Gettysburg, PA
Hospitalized 8/10/1863 Cavalry Corps Hospl, Gettysburg, PA
Confined 8/24/1863 Fort McHenry, MD
Confined 9/16/1863 Point Lookout, MD
Paroled 2/13/1865 Point Lookout, MD (Paroled to be exchanged)
Awarded the Cross of Honor.
Member of the James Breathed Camp, UCV.
James Dickson Pollock was born Aug. 27, 1841, in Cumberland, the son of Joseph W.H. Pollock and Hannah Katherine (Vanmeter) Pollock. At the age of 20, he traveled to Romney, W.Va, to enlist in the Confederate Army. He served in Company F, 7th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, also known as Ashby's Cavalry. Post war records show he was briefly captured in Moorefield, W.Va, on Dec. 3, 1862. On July 3, 1863, during the three-day battle of Gettysburg, Pa., He is exchanged at Cox's Landing at the James River on Feb. 15, 1865.
After the war, Pollock returned to his farm in Cumberland. In 1896, at the age of 55, he married Nellie Morris.
Pollock died on Jan. 27, 1916, and was returned to his family's farm to be buried.
Created by: Bev
Record added: Feb 04, 2007
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