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Pollard, Henry Moses


Age: 27, credited to Ludlow, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: comn 1LT, Co. I, 8th VT INF, 7/12/63 (8/14/63), pr CPT, Co. I, 1/7/63 (12/5/63), pr MAJ, 4/6/65 (4/26/65), m/o 6/28/65

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Birth: 06/14/1836, Plymouth, VT
Death: 02/24/1904

Burial: Edgewood Cemetery, Chillicothe, MO
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Bruce & Sandi Pouliot
Findagrave Memorial #: 55254598


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/1/1904, MO, not approved
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, Jones Collection, VHS Collections, 8th Vermont Infantry Regimental History
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


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Edgewood Cemetery, Chillicothe, MO

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VHS - Reunion Society Collection


VHS - Portrait Files (FPO)


John Gibson Collection


Dewey Jones Collection


Pollard, Henry M., was born at Plymouth, June 14, 1836; received a common school and academic education, graduating in 1857 at the scientific department of Dartmouth College; served in Union army during the war as major of the 8th Regt. Vt. Vols.; located in Chillicothe, Mo., in the fall of 1865, and has since resided there, practicing law; was elected a representative from Missouri in the Forty-fifth Congress as a Republican.

Source: Jacob G. Ullery, compiler, Men of Vermont: An Illustrated Biographical History of Vermonters and Sons of Vermont, (Transcript Publishing Company, Brattleboro, VT, 1894), Part III, p. 126.


Major H. M. Pollard settled in Missouri after he retired from the army, and very soon became a leading lawyer in the courts. He represented Missouri one term in congress, and then took up his residence in St. Louis.

Source: 8th Vermont Infantry Regimental History off-site page 260