|Birth: ||Mar., 1845|
Prince William County
|Death: ||Aug. 26, 1927|
Levi Columbus Pridmore, a resident of Oregon for the past forty years, died at his home in Springfield, Oregon, August 26, 1927. He was a farmer of that section, retired for the past few years, and an honored and respected citizen. Mr. Pridmore was born in Prince William County, Va., near Manassas. He enlsited in the Confederate service when not seventeen years of age, and was a loyal follower of Lee throughout the bitter conflict. He was active in many battles, inckluding the second battle of Manassas, the Wilderness, Fredericksburg, and Gettysburg. He was slightly wounded in action twice. and was taken prisoner in the last year of the war, confined in Washington, D.C., and at Fort Delaware Prison, where he was when the war ended.
Comrade Pridemore was married to Miss. Ella Shelbine Kintzley, soon after going West, who survives him with one son and two daughters. Four sisters and four brothers have gone before. Three of his older brothers served in the Confederate army, one being promoted to a lieutenant. Interment was at Mount Vernon Cemetery near Springfield.
Confederate Veteran Index, VOL XXX. Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, Ind.
FYI- Richard Farrell, a findagrave volunteer, located Levi's grave but is it unmarked. The Cemetery Office states he is buried there in Plot 39 - 3. Wife, Ella 39- 4, son George 39-1 and dau Helen 39-2. They are all in the space between a Daniel Smith and Virginia & Kenneth Chesnut and all in unmarked graves.
A NEW MARKER was placed January 12, 2013, for Pvt. Levi C. Pridmore.
Pvt. Levi C. Pridmore
Co. A 4th Virginia Cavalry
Confederate Staes of America
Mar. 29, 1845
Aug. 26, 1927
Mount Vernon Cemetery
Maintained by: Kathie Kintzley Hardy
Originally Created by: Eellitta
Record added: Oct 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98643332
To my G.G. father who I never met. You are not forgotten.Thank you very much Richard for all your work.|
Mr. Sandy Pridmore
Added: Mar. 4, 2013
Kathie Kintzley Hardy
Added: Jan. 17, 2013
Many thanks to Richard Farrell for his efforts in getting a marker for Levi's grave. For certain, Levi, is honored for his service during the Civil War.|
Added: Jan. 17, 2013
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