David Franklin Pursley
Mustered into service as a Private November 25th, 1861
Born 10 July 1839
Died 13 March 1914
Buried Woodlawn / Maxville Cemetery, Randolph County Indiana
Private Pursley was wounded at the Battle of South Mountain on September 14th, 1862.
By the fall of 1864 the ranks of the 19th Indiana were so depleted from combat casualties and sickness they were folded into the 20th Indiana Infantry where David served until his muster out on July 12th, 1865.
He filed for a pension in February of 1879.