1837 - 1918Born Nockamixon Township, served 6th and 104th Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861. Regiment flag bearer, Fair Oaks, Va., May 31, 1862, wounded twice, faced advancing enemy while Union Army in retreat, saved another regiment color from capture after bearer killed. Sgt. Pursell was honorably discharged September 30, 1864. Awarded Medal of Honor May 12, 1894. Immortalized William Trego's Rescue Of The Colors.
|Placed By||Nockamixon Township|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 4:54pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 486434 N 4485059|
|Decimal Degrees||40.51615000, -75.16013333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 30.969', W 75° 9.608'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 30' 58.14" N, 75° 9' 36.48" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 11-25 Veteran's Memorial Park Walking Path, Revere PA 18953, US|
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