Oregon City Enterprise, Friday, March 25, 1910
CIVIL WAR VETERAN GOES TO LONG REST
ISAAC PRINDLE PASSES AT HIS HOME IN THIS CITY AT 70 YEARS OF AGE
Isaac Prindle died Sunday afternoon at his home in this city, after a long illness. He was born March 28, 1840, in Hamden, Conn., and would have been 70 years of age in eight days more. He was one of a large family, having six brothers and three sisters, and one brother in Oakland, Cal. and two sisters are still living. Four the brothers served in the Civil War and Mr. Prindle enlisted early in 1861 and was afterwards discharged by reason of wounds received while fighting for his country. He was a member of Meade Post No. 2, Grand Army of the Republic, of this city. Mr. Prindle came to Clackamas County in 1871, and resided at Stafford for a number of years. He went to California, where he lived nine months and then returned to Oregon City where he has since resided. He was prominent in religious work and was for a number of years a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He had suffered much and patiently during his long illness. He is survived by a widow and two children, Mrs. Charles Gottberg, of Oregon City and Merritt Freeman Prindle. The funeral took place Tuesday afternoon from the United Brethren Church, and services were conducted by Rev. R. C. Blackwell and Rev. Clark.
Oregon Death Index:
Name: J Prindle (sic)
Death Date: 19 Mar 1910
Death Place: Clackamas
Regiment roster: Prindle, Isaac; from Simsbury; mustered in July 22, 1861; Discharged September 2, 1862, wounded.
Also in roster are Isaac’s two older brothers, all three brothers having mustered into the same company on the same day. Henry F. Prindle, later transferred companies and was discharged July 22, 1864. Oldest brother, Trowbridge Prindle, died September 24, 1861 of Typhoid Fever after being transferred to the regimental hospital in Frederick, Maryland.
A fourth brother, Edward Dwight Prindle, enlisted in the 25th Connecticut Infantry and was killed in action in Irish Bend, Louisiana, April 14, 1863. Youngest brother Olin, was too young for Civil War service, but enlisted in the U. S. Army and served from 1873 to 1883.
Name: Isaac Prindle
Regiment State/Origin: Connecticut
Regiment: 5th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Private
Film Number: M535 roll 13
Name: Isaac Prindle
Enlistment Date: 21 Jun 1861
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Connecticut
Was Wounded?: Yes
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company B, Connecticut 5th Infantry Regiment on 22 Jul 1861. Mustered out on 02 Sep 1862.
Death Date: 20 Mar 1910
Death Place: Clackamas County, Oregon
Sources: Connecticut: Record of Service of Men during War of Rebellion, Research by Harold Slavik
Civil War Pension Index: Prindle, Isaac
Widow: Prindle, Sarah J.
B 5 Conn Inf
1867 Jan 12, Invalid, Application: 121027 Certificate: 101091, Conn
1910 Apr 5, Widow, Application: 939643 Certificate: 706465, Oregon