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Federal (USV)


Thomas F. Kelly

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 118th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company A.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 20 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Smith1. He enlisted at age 17 in August 1862. He was promoted to Corporal after Shepherdstown and Sergeant after Fredericksburg, in December 1862. He wa sappointed First Sergeant in May 1864 and First Lieutenant in May 1865. He transferred to the 91st Pennsylvania Infantry, but was not mustered for lack of officer vacancy.


1   Smith, John L., and Survivor's Association, History of the Corn Exchange Regiment, 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers, 2nd Edition, Philadelphia: J.L. Smith, Map Publisher, 1905, pp. 641 - 655  [AotW citation 2250]