North Branch in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Pvt James D. Pollock
James D Pollock
7 Va Cav
Aug 27 1841
Jan 27 1916
This grave is designated and protected by the Cumberland Historic Cemetery Organization
This crypt was installed by the Cumberland Historic Cemetery Organization, during a ceremony to honor Pvt. James D. Pollock on Aug. 12, 2001. He was born on Aug 27, 1841 at this farm. During the Civil War, he served the Confederacy in Co. F 7th VA Calvary. He was captured by Union forces during the Battle of Gettysburg, PA in 1863. Pollock fought in the War for the States Rights. He upheld and fought under the Confederate Battle Flag, the St. Andrews Cross, which is a true American Christian flag. After the war, he returned to Cumberland. In 1896, he married Nellie Morris and was a father to 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died near Barton, MD on Jan 27, 1916.
May God have mercy on his soul and all souls
The Cumberland Historic Cemetery Organization was founded in 1983 by current president Edward W. Taylor Jr. and the late Katherine Wolford. C.H.C.O. is a private non
Cumberland Historic Cemetery Organization
2001 Board of Directors
President Edward W. Taylor, Jr.
V. President Melvin Collins
Secretary Linda Burgess
Treasurer Christina Taylor
Chaplain James Klipstein, Sr.
Membership Philip Carder
Erected 2001 by Cumberland Historic Cemetery Organization.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil.
Location. 39° 35.23′ N, 78° 45.408′ W. Marker is in North Branch, Maryland, in Allegany County. Memorial can be reached from River Road SE, 1.1 miles south of Pittsburgh Plate Glass Road SE, on the left when traveling west. The marker is located in the Pollock Cemetery. It can be reached via a dirt road from the end of River Road or via the C&O Canal Towpath above lock 75. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cumberland MD 21502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sallie Pollock-Cook-High (here, next to this marker); Steam Pump (approx. 1.9 miles away); Fort Sellers (approx. 1.9 miles away in West Virginia); West Virginia (Mineral County) / Maryland (approx. 2½ miles away in West Virginia); Jane Frazier (approx. 2.9 miles away); St. Mary's Centennial Tree (approx. 3.6 miles away); Brady's Crossing (approx. 3.7 miles away); Combined Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.9 miles away in West Virginia).
Also see . . . James Dickson Pollock. Historical Data Systems, Inc. P.O. Box 35 Duxbury, MA 02331 (Submitted on August 28, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
1. 7th Calvary
While“calvary” is a common pronunciation variant of “cavalry” it is an unusual spelling variant.
— Submitted August 28, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 261 times since then and 85 times this year. Last updated on July 14, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 28, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.