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T. Kelly
T. Kelly

Federal (USV)


Thomas Kelly

(c. 1817 - 1864)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 59th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
A 44-year old blacksmith who had emigrated from Ireland before 1841, he enlisted in New York and was mustered as Private, Company D, 59th New York Infantry on 19 November 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He died of disease and/or burns on 1 July 1864 at New York, NY.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the Report and extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW. Further details and his photograph from the NY State Military Museum2.

Birth State: IRELAND    
Death Date: 07/01/1864    Death Place: New York City, NY    


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 26 (for the year 1900)  [AotW citation 8736]

2   State of New York, and Division of Military & Naval Affairs, New York State Military Museum, Published c. 2000, first accessed 01 January 2002, <http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/mil-hist.htm>, Source page:  [AotW citation 12148]

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