Hiram Williams Pursell

Hiram Williams Pursell (HMBUG)

Location: Revere, PA 18953 Bucks County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 30.969', W 75° 9.608'

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1837 - 1918

Born 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 ByNockamixon Township
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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 4:54pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 486434 N 4485059
Decimal Degrees40.51615000, -75.16013333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 30.969', W 75° 9.608'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 30' 58.14" N, 75° 9' 36.48" W
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Area Code(s)610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11-25 Veteran's Memorial Park Walking Path, Revere PA 18953, US
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