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Federal (USV)


William G. Kelly

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

From Woonsocket, he enlisted on 19 September 1861 in Company E, 4th Rhode Island Infantry. He was promoted to Corporal on 9 December 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged on 29 November 1862 at Newton University for gunshot wound resulting in amputation of his left arm.

References & notes

Basic information from Dyer1.


1   Dyer, Elisha, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations for the Year 1865 (corrected), 2 Volumes, Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, 1893, Vol. 1, pp. 277 - 286  [AotW citation 14067]