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Federal (USV)


James Pollock

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

He mustered into service as Private, Company C, First Pennsylvania Reserves on 31 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by gunshot in the chest in action, probably at Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 19 September but died of his wound on 18 October 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.2


10/18/1862; Frederick, MD


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 22124]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #178  [AotW citation 22125]