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Henry Ditmore
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Birth: Sep. 27, 1841
Athens
McMinn County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jan. 29, 1923
San Angelo
Tom Green County
Texas, USA

Information from TX Death Certificate No. 3156

Widowed. Age 81

Occupation: Retired Farmer

Resident of San Angelo, TX for 10 years

Son of V. G. Ditmore & Mary Mannery

Informant on death certificate: J. Q. Ditmore, Water Valley, TX.

The following from Find A Grave contributor Mary Walzer #47177344:

The following was taken from the 1923 "United Confederate Veteran" magazine:

The following is taken from resolutions by Schuyler Sutton Camp No. 1663 U.C.V., of San Angelo, Tex., on the death of Henry Ditmore, a member in good standing:

"Henry Ditmore was born near Athens, Tenn., September 27, 1841, and died in San Angelo, Tex., January 29, 1923. When he was three years of age, his parents removed to North Carolina, near the Tennessee and Georgia line, from which place he enlisted in the Confederate army in 1861. He was a member of Company D, 25th North Carolina Infantry. He was captured in 1863 and sent to Fort Delaware prison, where he remained until the close of the war. He was in the battle of Fredericksburg and all the battles in the east and around Richmond prior to his capture.

"Comrade Ditmore removed to Texas in 1867, settling in Panola County, and was married to Miss Elvira Matthew, of which union there were thirteen children, seven of them surviving him - six sons and one daughter.

"In 1886 Comrade Ditmore moved to East Texas, settling on Grape Creek in Tom Greene county, where he lived continuosly until just a few years before his death, when he retired from active life and came to San Angelo. His wife died in 1911.

He was a kind husband, an indulgent father, and loyal to his friends. He rendered valient services as a soldier of the Confederacy, and was a man of high honor and integrity. In his death our camp has lost a faithful member and Tom Greene County a good citizen."

[ Z. O. Williams, G. D. Felton, O. F. Spring, Committee ]
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elvira C. Mathews Ditmore (1851 - 1911)*
 
 Children:
  E. Pinkney Ditmore (1873 - 1938)*
  James Carroll Ditmore (1875 - 1952)*
  Vincent Gary Ditmore (1879 - 1953)*
  Lucy Emma Ditmore (1881 - 1897)*
  Callie A. Ditmore (1883 - 1889)*
  Justus Q. Ditmore (1885 - 1948)*
  Raymond Clifton Ditmore (1892 - 1957)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Grape Creek Cemetery
Grape Creek
Tom Green County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Steve Voss
Record added: Nov 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44002158
Henry Ditmore
Added by: Carol Robertson White
 
Henry Ditmore
Added by: Steve Voss
 
Henry Ditmore
Added by: Steve Voss
 
 
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From a Confederate Rose
- Tina DeLong
 Added: Aug. 23, 2013

- Mary Walzer
 Added: Aug. 14, 2010
 
 
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