Person:John Pollard (17)

m. 25 Mar 1822
  1. Luallin G Pollard1823 - Bet 1866 & 1870
  2. Mary Jane Pollard1824 - 1860
  3. Casper Parham Pollard1826 - Aft 1890
  4. A Docia Nash Pollard1827 - 1852
  5. Nancy Pollard1829 -
  6. Lattamore M Pollard1831 - 1913
  7. John R Pollard1832 - 1863
  8. Margaret Crofs Pollard1834 - 1873
  9. Barbara M Pollard1836 - 1914
  10. Mariah Harrison Pollard1839 - 1841
  11. Emily Pollard1841 - 1923
  12. Wiley Baxter Pollard1845 - 1922
m. Bef 1859
  1. William L Pollard1860 - 1942
  2. Sally Pollard1862 -
Facts and Events
Name John R Pollard
Gender Male
Birth[4] 23 Oct 1832 Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Census[1] 1850 Cherokee, Alabama, United States
Marriage Bef 1859 Pickens, Alabama, United Statesto Frances Malinda Hamby
Census[2] 1860 Pickens, Alabama, United States
Military? 22 Mar 1863 Fayette, Alabama, United States
Death[3] 20 Sep 1863 Chickamauga, Walker, Georgia, United States
Alt Death[5] 21 Sep 1863 Chickamauga, Walker, Georgia, United States

Biography of John R Pollard

John R Pollard was born in Greenville, South Carolina, the son of John W Pollard and Barbara Stone. He married Frances Malinda Hamby before 1859 in Pickens County, Alabama. John and Malinda had two young children, William L and Sally Pollard before he enlisted in the Confederate service in 1863.

Confederate Service

Private, Company "B", 41st Alabama Infantry, John R Pollard

Appears on company muster roll for March and April 1863. Enlisted March 23, 1863 in Fayette County, AL by L.F. Shelton for 3 years or the war. Present. No Bounty received. (Brother’s enlistment info all indicates they enlisted March 22, 1862)

Appears on company muster roll for May and June 1863, dated August 10, 1863. Enlisted March 22, 1863 by Lt. Shelton, other enlistment info the same. Last paid by J.M. Martin, AQM, April 30, 1863. Deserted August 6, 1863, Morton, Miss.

Appears on company muster roll for 1 July to 31 October 1863. Enlisted 23 March 1863. Other enlistment info the same. Last paid by J.M. Martin, AQM, April 30, 1863. Died 20 September 1863, Chickamauga, TN.

Note: His brother, Wiley Pollard, was on furlough at home recovering from a gunshot wound received at the Battle of Stone's River. His brother, Luallin, was with him at Chickamuaga, but was left there sick on September 22, 1863. His other brother, Lattamore, was serving as a supply teamster for his Company. His brother-in-law, Henry Stokes, had been discharged in Nov 1862 and was at home. Another brother-in-law, John Brooks, was with company at Chickamauga. His father had already been discharged from Lumsden's Battery. His father's battery also fought in the Chickamuaga battle.

His burial is unknown, believed to be the Chickamauga Battlefield.

Image Gallery
  1. Cherokee, Alabama, United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration Publication M432)
    Roll M432_3, P 102B.

    John Pollard, b abt 1801, South Carolina, District 27, Mechanic
    John Pollard, M. age 29, b. SC; Barbara Pollard, F., age 47, b. SC; Ludllen Pollard, M, age 26, b SC, Agr; Mary Pollard, F., age 25, b. SC; Nancy Pollard, F., age 20, b. SC; Lattimony Pollard, M. age 19, b. SC, Agr.; John Pollard, M. age 18, b. SC, Agr; Margaret Pollard, F. age 16, b. SC; Barbara Pollard, F. age 14, b. SC; Emily Pollard, F. age 9, b. AL; Wiley Pollard, M. age 5, b. AL.

  2. Pickens, Alabama, United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule
    Roll M653_20, P933.

    Jno R Pollard, b about 1834, South Carolina, Farmer, Personal Estate $$250.
    Jno R Pollard, M, age 26, b. SC; Malinda Pollard, F, age 20, b. AL; Wm L Pollard, M, b. age 6 mos, b. AL.

  3. John was killed on Sept 20, 1863 at the Battle of Chickamauga in Georgia.
  4. John W Pollard Bible Transcript p1
  5. John W Pollard Bible Transcript p2