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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 researcher/photographer: Bruce & Sandi Pouliot
Findagrave Memorial #: 55254598
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, Jones Collection, VHS off-site
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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(Gibson 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.

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.

POLLARD, Henry Moses, a Representative from Missouri; born in Plymouth, Windsor County, Vt., June 14, 1836; attended the common schools; was graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., in 1857; moved to Milwaukee, Wis., where he studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1861; returned to Vermont and served during the Civil War in the Union Army as major in the Eighth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers; moved to Chillicothe, Mo., in 1865 and commenced the practice of law; mayor in 1874; county attorney in 1876; elected as a Republican to the Forty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1877-March 3, 1879); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Forty-sixth Congress; moved to St. Louis, Mo., in 1879 and continued the practice of law in that city until his death on February 24, 1904; interment in Edgewood Cemetery, Chillicothe, Mo.

Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.