Levi Columbus Pridmore

Photo added by Richard Farrell

Levi Columbus Pridmore

  • Birth Mar 1845 Manassas, Prince William County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 26 Aug 1927 Springfield, Lane County, Oregon, USA
  • Burial Springfield, Lane County, Oregon, USA
  • Plot 39-3
  • Memorial ID 98643332

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.



Inscription

Pvt. Levi C. Pridmore
Co. A 4th Virginia Cavalry
Confederate Staes of America
Mar. 29, 1845
Aug. 26, 1927


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  • Maintained by: Kathie Kintzley Hardy
  • Originally Created by: Eellitta
  • Added: 10 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 98643332
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Levi Columbus Pridmore (Mar 1845–26 Aug 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 98643332, citing Mount Vernon Pioneer Cemetery, Springfield, Lane County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Kathie Kintzley Hardy (contributor 47189273) .