Michael Kelly(? - 1864)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 24 years at enlistment. Mustered in as first sergeant, Company C, on August 21, 1861. Returned to ranks, no date.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Wounded in action, slightly, ear, on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Transferred to Company B on June 12, 1863. Captured in action, no date. He died on October 5, 1864, at Andersonville, Ga. Dorence Atwater, A List of Prisoners Who Died at Andersonville, states that he died of scorbutus.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1. Michael Kelly is buried in Andersonville National Cemetery, Grave Number 10388.
Death Date: 10/05/1864 Death Place: Andersonville, GA Burial Place: Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville, GA
1 McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 63rd New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagherís Irish Brigade, Antietam, Maryland; September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2001 [AotW citation 2331]
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