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Richard Pollard (1829)

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Richard Pollard
Born [location unknown]
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Lynchburg, Virginiamap
Husband of — married in Paris, Francemap
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Profile last modified | Created 2 Nov 2017 | Last significant change: 22 Feb 2018
20:43: Keith McDonald edited the Biography for Richard Pollard. (updated military category) [Thank Keith for this]
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Categories: Confederate Army, United States Civil War.


Richard Pollard fought in the US Civil War between the States.
Enlisted: unknown
Mustered out: unknown
Fought for: CSA
Regiment(s): not given

He is the son of Ricahard Pollard and Paulina Rives. Graduated from Virginia Military Institute in 1849. In 1851, he went to China, and engaged in the silk trade for nine years, going to India, Siam, Philippine Isles, Australia, Chili, Peru, Mexico, California, Sandwich Isles, Egypt, and Abyssinia.


  • [1] The Cabells and Their Kin: A Memorial Volume of History, Biography, and Genealogy Alexander Brown January 1, 1895 Houghton, Mifflin & Company: Parents, Siblings, Wives, Children, Military page 434, 437, 438

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