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Federal (USV)


Thomas Boston McKelvey

(1841 - 1916)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered into service in Company E on 5 March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps on 1 July 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. Thanks to Steve Maczuga for publishing Bates' information in his excellent database. Death information from his obituary in the Indiana (PA) Weekly Messenger of 3 May 1916.


7/31/1841; Fairfield Township, Westmoreland County, PA


4/24/1916; Bolivar, PA; burial in Westview Cemetery, Bolivar, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11080]