(1838 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
He mustered as Corporal, Company D, 125th Pennsylvania Infantry on 13 August 1862.
On the Campaign
On 17 September 1862 at Antietam he ...
fell, mortally wounded, in the early part of the engagement. It is said by his companions that he was bayoneted, before he died, by a rebel who came up with him on the field.
The rest of the War
The day after the battle his body was found by Wm. A.B. Laub, of the same company, who had been detailed to help bury the dead ...His father Joshua Kelly retrieved his body late in September 1862 and returned it home to Pennsylvania.
References & notes
10/19/1838; Hopewell, PA
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Fairview Cemetery, Altoona, PA