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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 Antietam

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.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of disease and/or burns on 1 July 1864 at New York, NY.

References & 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.


c. 1817 in IRELAND


07/01/1864; 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, <>, Source page:  [AotW citation 12148]