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North Branch in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pvt James D. Pollock

 
 
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By Allen C. Browne, August 25, 2019
1. Pvt James D. Pollock Marker
Inscription.  
(front)
Pvt
James D Pollock
Co F
7 Va Cav
CSA
Aug 27 1841
Jan 27 1916

This grave is designated and protected by the Cumberland Historic Cemetery Organization

(rear)
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
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governmental institution, dedicated to restoring cemeteries, building monuments, and preserving the graves of great men of the past for future generations.

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 SitesWar, 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); Fort Sellers (approx. 1.9 miles away in West Virginia); West Virginia (Mineral County) / Maryland
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(approx. 2˝ 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); Memorial Park (approx. 3.9 miles away).
 
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.) 
 
Additional commentary.
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.
 
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By Allen C. Browne, August 25, 2019
4. Pvt James D. Pollock Marker
In the Pollock Cemetery.
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5. James D. Pollock
close-up of photo on marker
Cumberland Historic<br>Cemetery Organization<br>Founded 1983<br> image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 25, 2019
6. Cumberland Historic
Cemetery Organization
Founded 1983
Adopted the Historic Pollock Cemetery in 2001. This holy and historic cemetery is the burial site of Confederate heroes James Pollock and Sallie Pollock. Two true states rights, freedom fighters that upheld the Christian St. Andrews Cross.

To learn more about the CHCO and true
U.S. history visit www.chco-online.org
Cumberland Historic Cemetery Organization
400 Allegany St.
Cumberland, MD U.S.A. 21502
301-722-4624
CHCO President Edward W. Taylor, Jr.

CHCO is a charter member of
Coalition to Protect MD. Burial Sites
Please feel free to read the monuments
and pray for those buried here.
 
 
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 165 times since then and 43 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.

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