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Federal (USV)

Corporal

Washington J. Pollock

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 80th New York Infantry (20th Militia)

Before Antietam

Age 18, he enlisted in Kingston and mustered as Corporal, Company A, 80th New York Infantry on 14 September 1861. He was appointed Principal Musician on 29 March 1862 but returned to the ranks of Company A on 31 July. He was promoted to Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service from the Adjutant General,2 as Washington I. Pollock. His gravesite is on Findagrave, as W.J. Pollack.

Birth

c. 1843

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 4037]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1901, Ser. No. 29, pg. 1272  [AotW citation 22122]