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Federal (USV)


Michael Kelly

(? - 1864)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 24 years at enlistment. Mustered in as first sergeant, Company C, on August 21, 1861. Returned to ranks, no date.

On the Campaign

Wounded in action, slightly, ear, on 17 September 1862.

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from McLernon1. Michael Kelly is buried in Andersonville National Cemetery, Grave Number 10388.


10/05/1864; Andersonville, GA; burial in Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville, GA


1   McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 63rd New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagher's Irish Brigade, Antietam, Maryland; September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2001  [AotW citation 2331]