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John Brown Pollard diaries, 1861-1863.
Pollard, John Brown, d. 1930.
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Vermont Historical Society Library  MSA 84:17  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 


Personal Author : Pollard, John Brown, d. 1930.
Title : John Brown Pollard diaries, 1861-1863.
Physical Description : 1 folder.
Summary :

Pollard's Civil War diary is a nineteenth century manuscript copy, perhaps in the author's handwriting, and includes entries for the dates when his regiment saw action and concludes on July 4, 1863, after Gettysburg. Although Pollard continued to serve until October 1864, there are no entries for this period. In addition to Gettysburg, Pollard writes of the battles of Big Bethel, Lee's Mill, Golding Farm, White Oak Swamp, Antietam, and Fredericksburg. In addition to the diary, there is a list in Pollard's handwriting of the battles in which he fought during the Civil War.

Biographical or historical data :

John Brown Pollard (d. 1930) of Ludlow, Vermont, enlisted on May 21, 1861, for three months in the First Regiment, Company B, of the Vermont Volunteer Infantry. His regiment saw action at Big Bethel, Virginia, on June 10, 1861. Pollard was mustered out in August 1861. He re-enlisted in September 1861 for three years in the Second Regiment, Company I, where he served until he was mustered out in October 1864.

After the war, Pollard moved to Missouri where he served in the 34th Missouri General Assembly (1887). He died on May 17, 1930.

Corporate Subject : United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 1st 1861. Company B.
United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 2nd 1861-1865. Company I.
Subject Term : Big Bethel, Battle of, Va., 1861.
Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862.
Fredericksburg, Battle of, Fredericksburg, Va., 1862.
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863.
Geographic Term : United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Personal narratives.
Vermont History Civil War, 1861-1865.
Ludlow (Vt.) History.
Genre/Form : Diaries.
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