Levi Purvis

Mustered into service as a Private on February 10th, 1864

Died  18 June 1864

Buried Poplar Grove National Cemetery, Petersburg Virginia

Photo by Judy Vanderbunt

Private Purvis was killed in action at the Battle of Petersburg Virginia. He left behind a pregnant wife and two small children. Less than a month after he died his wife Martha gave birth to a boy and named him Levi Jr.